Lamentations 4:5
Good News Translation
People who once ate the finest foods die starving in the streets; those raised in luxury are pawing through garbage for food.

Contemporary English Version
All who ate expensive foods lie starving in the streets; those who grew up in luxury now sit on trash heaps.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He. They that were fed delicately have died in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet have embraced the dung.

New American Bible
Those who feasted on delicacies are abandoned in the streets; Those who reclined on crimson now embrace dung heaps.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He. They that were fed delicately have died in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet have embraced the dung.

that die

Deuteronomy 28:54-56 The man that is nice among you, and very delicate, shall envy his own brother, and his wife, that lieth in his bosom, . . .

Isaiah 3:16-26 And the Lord said: Because the daughters of Sion are haughty, and have walked with stretched out necks, and wanton glances of their eyes, and made a noise as they walked with their feet and moved in a set pace: . . .

Isaiah 24:6-12 Therefore shall a curse devour the earth, and the inhabitants thereof shall sin: and therefore they that dwell therein shall be mad, and few men shall be left. . . .

Isaiah 32:9-14 Rise up, ye rich women, and hear my voice: ye confident daughters, give ear to my speech. . . .

Jeremiah 6:2,3 I have likened the daughter of Sion to a beautiful and delicate woman. . . .

Amos 6:3-7 You that are separated unto the evil day: and that approach to the throne of iniquity; . . .

Luke 7:25 But what went you out to see? A man clothed in soft garments? Behold they that are in costly apparel and live delicately are in the houses of kings.

1 Timothy 5:6 For she that liveth in pleasures is dead while she is living.

Revelation 18:7-9 As much as she hath glorified herself and lived in delicacies, so much torment and sorrow give ye to her. Because she saith in her heart: I sit a queen and am no widow: and sorrow I shall not see. . . .

brought

2 Samuel 1:24 Ye daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you with scarlet in delights, who gave ornaments of gold for your attire.

Proverbs 31:21 She shall not fear for her house in the cold of snow: for all her domestics are clothed with double garments.

Luke 16:19 There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and feasted sumptuously every day.

embrace

Job 24:8 Who are wet, with the showers of the mountains, and having no covering embrace the stones.

Jeremiah 9:21,22 For death is come up through our windows, it is entered into our houses to destroy the children from without, the young men from the streets. . . .

Luke 15:16 And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks the swine did eat: and no man gave unto him.

Context
The Distress of Zion
4Daleth. The tongue of the sucking child hath stuck to the roof of his mouth for thirst: the little ones have asked for bread, and there was none to break it unto them. 5He. They that were fed delicately have died in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet have embraced the dung.6Vau. And the iniquity of the daughter of my people is made greater than the sin of Sodom, which was overthrown in a moment, and hands took nothing in her.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 6:2
I have likened the daughter of Sion to a beautiful and delicate woman.

Amos 6:3
You that are separated unto the evil day: and that approach to the throne of iniquity;

Additional Translations
Those who once ate delicacies are destitute in the streets; those brought up in purple huddle in ash heaps.They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.

They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: They that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.

HE. They that feed on dainties are desolate in the streets: they that used to be nursed in scarlet have clothed themselves with dung.

They that fed delicately are desolate in the streets; they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dung-hills.

They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dung-hills.

They that fed delicately are desolate in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.

Those who did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: Those who were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.

Those eating of dainties have been desolate in out-places, Those supported on scarlet have embraced dunghills.
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