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Lamentations 3:7

    Lamentations 3:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He hath hedged me about, that I cannot get out: he hath made my chain heavy.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He has hedged me about, that I cannot get out: he has made my chain heavy.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He hath walled me about, that I cannot go forth; he hath made my chain heavy.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He has put a wall round me, so that I am not able to go out; he has made great the weight of my chain.

    Webster's Revision

    He hath walled me about, that I cannot go forth; he hath made my chain heavy.

    World English Bible

    He has walled me about, that I can't go forth; he has made my chain heavy.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He hath fenced me about, that I cannot go forth; he hath made my chain heavy.

    Clarke's Commentary on Lamentations 3:7

    He hath hedged me about - This also may refer to the lines drawn round the city during the siege. But these and similar expressions in the following verses may be merely metaphorical, to point out their straitened, oppressed, and distressed state.

    Barnes' Notes on Lamentations 3:7

    The prophet feels as if enclosed within walls, and fettered.