Lamentations 4 :5

Lamentations 4 :5 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.

American King James Version (AKJV)

They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.

American Standard Version (ASV)

They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: They that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Those who were used to feasting on delicate food are wasted in the streets: those who as children were dressed in purple are stretched out on the dust.

Webster's Revision

They that fed delicately are desolate in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.

World English Bible

Those who did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: Those who were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.

English Revised Version (ERV)

They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dung-hills.

Definitions for Lamentations 4 :5

Clarke's Commentary on Lamentations 4 :5

Embrace dunghills - Lie on straw or rubbish, instead of the costly carpets and sofas on which they formerly stretched themselves.

Barnes's Commentary on Lamentations 4 :5

They that were brought up in scarlet - literally, "those that were carried upon scarlet;" young children in arms and of the highest birth now lie on the dirt-heaps of the city.

Wesley's Commentary on Lamentations 4 :5

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