Lamentations 3:53
Good News Translation
They threw me alive into a pit and closed the opening with a stone.

Contemporary English Version
Then they tried to kill me by tossing me into a pit and throwing stones at me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Sade. My life is fallen into the pit, and they have laid a stone over me.

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Sade. My life is fallen into the pit, and they have laid a stone over me.

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Jeremiah 37:20 Then king Sedecias commanded that Jeremiah should be committed into the entry of the prison: and that they should give him daily a piece of bread, beside broth, till all the bread in the city were spent: and Jeremiah remained in the entry of the prison.

Jeremiah 38:6,9 Then they took Jeremiah and cast him into the dungeon of Melchias the son of Amelech, which was in the entry of the prison: and they let down Jeremiah by ropes into the dungeon, wherein there was no water, but mire. And Jeremiah sunk into the mire. . . .

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Daniel 6:17 And a stone was brought, and laid upon the mouth of the den: which the king sealed with his own ring, and with the ring of his nobles, that nothing should be done against Daniel.

Matthew 27:60,66 And laid it in his own new monument, which he had hewed out in a rock. And he rolled a great stone to the door of the monument and went his way. . . .

Context
God's Justice
52Sade. My enemies have chased me and caught me like a bird, without cause. 53Sade. My life is fallen into the pit, and they have laid a stone over me.54Sade. Waters have flowed over my head: I said: I am cut off.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 37:16
Then Sedecias the king, sending, took him: and asked him secretly in his house, and said: Is there, thinkest thou, any word from the Lord? And Jeremiah said. There is. And he said: Thou shalt be delivered into the hands of the king of Babylon.

Jeremiah 38:6
Then they took Jeremiah and cast him into the dungeon of Melchias the son of Amelech, which was in the entry of the prison: and they let down Jeremiah by ropes into the dungeon, wherein there was no water, but mire. And Jeremiah sunk into the mire.

Jeremiah 38:9
My lord the king, these men have done evil in all that they have done against Jeremiah the prophet, casting him into the dungeon to die there with hunger, for there is no more bread in the city.

Daniel 6:17
And a stone was brought, and laid upon the mouth of the den: which the king sealed with his own ring, and with the ring of his nobles, that nothing should be done against Daniel.

Jonah 2:1
Now the Lord prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah: and Jonah was in the belly of a fish for three days and three nights.

Additional Translations
They dropped me alive into a pit and cast stones at me.They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone on me.

They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and have cast a stone upon me.

and laid a stone upon me.

They have cut off my life in a pit, and cast a stone upon me.

They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and have cast a stone upon me.

They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone upon me.

They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and have cast a stone on me.

They have cut off in a pit my life, And they cast a stone against me.
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