Lamentations 5 :5

Lamentations 5 :5 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

Our necks are under persecution: we labor, and have no rest.

King James Version (KJV)

Our necks are under persecution: we labor, and have no rest.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Our pursuers are upon our necks: We are weary, and have no rest.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Our attackers are on our necks: overcome with weariness, we have no rest.

Webster's Revision

Our necks are under persecution: we labor, and have no rest.

World English Bible

Our pursuers are on our necks: We are weary, and have no rest.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Our pursuers are upon our necks: we are weary, and have no rest.

Definitions for Lamentations 5 :5

Clarke's Commentary on Lamentations 5 :5

Our necks are under persecution - We feel the yoke of our bondage; we are driven to our work like the bullock, which has a yoke upon his neck.

Barnes' Commentary on Lamentations 5 :5

Our necks ... - i. e. we were pursued so actively that our enemies seemed to be leaning over our necks ready to seize us.

We labor - We were wearied, "there was no rest for us:" being chased incessantly.

Wesley's Commentary on Lamentations 5 :5

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