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Lamentations 5:10

    Lamentations 5:10 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Our skin was black like an oven because of the terrible famine.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Our skin was black like an oven because of the terrible famine.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Our skin is black like an oven, Because of the burning heat of famine.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Our skin is heated like an oven because of our burning heat from need of food.

    Webster's Revision

    Our skin is black like an oven, Because of the burning heat of famine.

    World English Bible

    Our skin is black like an oven, Because of the burning heat of famine.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Our skin is black like an oven because of the burning heat of famine.

    Clarke's Commentary on Lamentations 5:10

    Our skin was black - because of the terrible famine - Because of the searching winds that burnt up every green thing, destroying vegetation, and in consequence producing a famine.

    Barnes' Notes on Lamentations 5:10

    Our skin ... - Or, is fiery red like an oven because of the fever-blast "of famine."