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Lamentations 5:16

    Lamentations 5:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The crown is fallen from our head: woe unto us, that we have sinned!

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The crown is fallen from our head: woe to us, that we have sinned!

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The crown is fallen from our head: Woe unto us! for we have sinned.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The crown has been taken from our head: sorrow is ours, for we are sinners.

    Webster's Revision

    The crown is fallen from our head: Woe unto us! for we have sinned.

    World English Bible

    The crown is fallen from our head: Woe to us! for we have sinned.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The crown is fallen from our head: woe unto us! for we have sinned.

    Definitions for Lamentations 5:16

    Woe - An expression of grief or indignation.

    Clarke's Commentary on Lamentations 5:16

    The crown is fallen from our head - At feasts, marriages, etc., they used to crown themselves with garlands of flowers; all festivity of this kind was now at an end. Or it may refer to their having lost all sovereignty, being made slaves.

    Barnes' Notes on Lamentations 5:16

    Literally, "The crown of our head is fallen," i. e. what was our chief ornament and dignity is lost; the independence of the nation, and all that gave them rank and honor.

    Wesley's Notes on Lamentations 5:16

    5:16 The crown - All our honour, splendor and dignity.