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Lamentations 3:55

    Lamentations 3:55 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    I called upon thy name, O LORD, out of the low dungeon.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    I called on your name, O LORD, out of the low dungeon.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    I called upon thy name, O Jehovah, out of the lowest dungeon.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    I was making prayer to your name, O Lord, out of the lowest prison.

    Webster's Revision

    I called upon thy name, O Jehovah, out of the lowest dungeon.

    World English Bible

    I called on your name, Yahweh, out of the lowest dungeon.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    I called upon thy name, O LORD, out of the lowest dungeon.

    Barnes' Notes on Lamentations 3:55

    A prayer for deliverance and for vengeance upon his enemies.

    Lamentations 3:55

    Out of the low dungeon - "The lowest pit" of Psalm 88:6. Some consider that Psalm 69 was composed by Jeremiah, and is the prayer referred to here (Jeremiah 38:6 note).