Lamentations 5:3
Good News Translation
Our fathers have been killed by the enemy, and now our mothers are widows.

Contemporary English Version
We are like children whose mothers are widows.

Douay-Rheims Bible
We are become orphans without a father: our mothers are as widows.

New American Bible
We have become orphans, without fathers; our mothers are like widows.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

We are become orphans without a father: our mothers are as widows.

Exodus 22:24 And my rage shall be enkindled, and I will strike you with the sword, and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.

Jeremiah 18:21 Therefore deliver up their children to famine, and bring them into the hands of the sword: let their wives be bereaved of children and widows: and let their husbands be slain by death: let their young men be stabbed with the sword in battle.

Hosea 14:3 Assyria shall not save us, we will not ride upon horses, neither will we say any more: The works of our hands are our gods: for thou wilt have mercy on the fatherless that is in thee.

Context
A Prayer for Restoration
2Our inheritance is turned to aliens: our houses to strangers. 3We are become orphans without a father: our mothers are as widows.4We have drunk our water for money: we have bought our wood.…
Cross References
Exodus 22:24
And my rage shall be enkindled, and I will strike you with the sword, and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.

Jeremiah 15:8
Their widows are multiplied unto me above the sand of the sea: I have brought upon them against the mother of the young man a spoiler at noonday: I have cast a terror on a sudden upon the cities.

Jeremiah 18:21
Therefore deliver up their children to famine, and bring them into the hands of the sword: let their wives be bereaved of children and widows: and let their husbands be slain by death: let their young men be stabbed with the sword in battle.

Additional Translations
We have become fatherless orphans; our mothers are widows.We are orphans and fatherless, our mothers are as widows.

We are orphans and fatherless; Our mothers are as widows.

we are become orphans, we have no father, our mothers are as widows.

We are orphans and fatherless, our mothers are as widows.

We are orphans and fatherless, our mothers are as widows.

We are orphans and fatherless, our mothers are as widows.

We are orphans and fatherless; Our mothers are as widows.

Orphans we have been -- without a father, our mothers are as widows.
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