Jeremiah 9:1
Good News Translation
I wish my head were a well of water, and my eyes a fountain of tears, so that I could cry day and night for my people who have been killed.

Contemporary English Version
I wish that my eyes were fountains of tears, so I could cry day and night for my people who were killed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who will give water to my head, and a fountain of tears to my eyes? and I will weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people.

New American Bible
Oh, that my head were a spring of water, my eyes a fountain of tears, That I might weep day and night over the slain from the daughter of my people!

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Who will give water to my head, and a fountain of tears to my eyes? and I will weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people.

O that.

Jeremiah 4:19 My bowels, my bowels are in part, the senses of my heart are troubled within me, I will not hold my peace, for my soul hath heard the sound of the trumpet, the cry of battle.

Jeremiah 13:17 But if you will not hear this, my soul shall weep in secret for your pride: weeping it shall weep, and my eyes shall run down with tears, because the flock of the Lord is carried away captive.

Jeremiah 14:17 And thou shalt speak this word to them: Let my eyes shed down tears night and day, and let them not cease, because the virgin daughter of my people is afflicted with a great affliction, with an exceeding grievous evil.

Psalm 119:136 My eyes have sent forth springs of water: because they have not kept thy law.

Isaiah 16:9 Therefore I will lament with the weeping of Jazer the vineyard of Sabama: I will water thee with my tears, O Hesebon, and Eleale: for the voice of the treaders hath rushed in upon thy vintage, and upon thy harvest.

Isaiah 22:4 Therefore have I said: Depart from me, I will weep bitterly: labour not to comfort me, for the devastation of the daughter of my people.

Lamentations 2:11,18,19 Caph. My eyes have failed with weeping, my bowels are troubled: my liver is poured out upon the earth, for the destruction of the daughter of my people, when the children, and the sucklings, fainted away in the streets of the city. . . .

Lamentations 3:48,49 Phe. My eye hath run down with streams of water, for the destruction of the daughter of my people. . . .

Ezekiel 21:6,7 And thou, son of man, mourn with the breaking of thy loins, and with bitterness sigh before them. . . .

weep.

Psalm 42:3 My tears have been my bread day and night, whilst it is said to me daily: Where is thy God?

the daughter.

Jeremiah 6:26 Gird thee with sackcloth, O daughter of my people, and sprinkle thee with ashes: make thee mourning as for an only son, a bitter lamentation, because the destroyer shall suddenly come upon us.

Jeremiah 8:21,22 For the affliction of the daughter of my people I am afflicted, and made sorrowful, astonishment hath taken hold on me. . . .

Context
A Lament over Zion
1Who will give water to my head, and a fountain of tears to my eyes? and I will weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people.2Who will give me in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men, and I will leave my people, and depart from them? because they are all adulterers, an assembly of transgressors.…
Cross References
Psalm 119:136
My eyes have sent forth springs of water: because they have not kept thy law.

Isaiah 22:4
Therefore have I said: Depart from me, I will weep bitterly: labour not to comfort me, for the devastation of the daughter of my people.

Jeremiah 4:19
My bowels, my bowels are in part, the senses of my heart are troubled within me, I will not hold my peace, for my soul hath heard the sound of the trumpet, the cry of battle.

Jeremiah 6:26
Gird thee with sackcloth, O daughter of my people, and sprinkle thee with ashes: make thee mourning as for an only son, a bitter lamentation, because the destroyer shall suddenly come upon us.

Jeremiah 8:18
My sorrow is above sorrow, my heart mourneth within me.

Jeremiah 8:21
For the affliction of the daughter of my people I am afflicted, and made sorrowful, astonishment hath taken hold on me.

Jeremiah 8:22
Is there no balm in Galaad? or is there no physician there? Why then is not the wound of the daughter of my people closed?

Jeremiah 9:18
Let them hasten and take up a lamentation for us: let our eyes shed tears, and our eyelids run down with waters.

Jeremiah 13:17
But if you will not hear this, my soul shall weep in secret for your pride: weeping it shall weep, and my eyes shall run down with tears, because the flock of the Lord is carried away captive.

Jeremiah 14:17
And thou shalt speak this word to them: Let my eyes shed down tears night and day, and let them not cease, because the virgin daughter of my people is afflicted with a great affliction, with an exceeding grievous evil.

Lamentations 2:18
Sade. Their heart cried to the Lord upon the walls of the daughter of Sion: Let tears run down like a torrent day and night: give thyself no rest, and let not the apple of thy eye cease.

Lamentations 3:48
Phe. My eye hath run down with streams of water, for the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Additional Translations
Oh, that my head were a spring of water, and my eyes a fountain of tears, I would weep day and night over the slain daughter of my people.Oh that my head were waters, and my eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

Who will give water to my head, and a fountain of tears to my eyes? then would I weep for this my people day and night, even for the slain of the daughter of my people.

Oh that my head were waters, and mine eye a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

Oh that my head were waters, and my eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

Oh that my head were waters, and my eyes a spring of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!

Who doth make my head waters, And mine eye a fountain of tears? And I weep by day and by night, For the wounded of the daughter of my people.
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