Lamentations 5:6
Good News Translation
To get food enough to stay alive, we went begging to Egypt and Assyria.

Contemporary English Version
We had to surrender to Egypt and Assyria because we were hungry.

Douay-Rheims Bible
We have given our hand to Egypt, and to the Assyrians, that we might be satisfied with bread.

New American Bible
We extended a hand to Egypt and Assyria, to satisfy our need of bread.

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We have given our hand to Egypt, and to the Assyrians, that we might be satisfied with bread.

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Genesis 24:2 And he said to the elder servant of his house, who was ruler over all he had: Put thy hand under my thigh,

2 Kings 10:15 And when he was departed thence, he found Jonadab, the son of Rechab, coming to meet him, and he blessed him. And he said to him: Is thy heart right as my heart is with thy heart? And Jonadab said: It is. If it be, said he, give me thy hand. He gave him his hand. And he lifted him up to him into the chariot,

Jeremiah 50:15 Shout against her, she hath every where given her hand, her foundations are fallen, her walls are thrown down, for it is the vengeance of the Lord. Take vengeance upon her: as she hath done, so do to her.

Ezekiel 17:18 For he had despised the oath, breaking his covenant, and behold he hath given his hand: and having done all these things, he shall not escape.

to the Egyptians

Isaiah 30:1-6 Woe to you, apostate children, saith the Lord, that you would take counsel, and not of me: and would begin a web, and not by my spirit, that you might add sin upon sin: . . .

Isaiah 31:1-3 Woe to them that go down to Egypt for help, trusting in horses, and putting their confidence in chariots, because they are many: and in horsemen, because they are very strong: and have not trusted in the Holy One of Israel, and have not sought after the Lord. . . .

Isaiah 57:9 And thou hast adorned thyself for the king with ointment, and hast multiplied thy perfumes. Thou hast sent thy messengers far off, and wast debased even to hell.

Jeremiah 2:18,36 And now what hast thou to do in the way of Egypt, to drink the troubled water? And what hast thou to do with the way of the Assyrians, to drink the water of the river? . . .

Jeremiah 44:12-14 And I will take the remnant of Juda that have set their faces to go into the land of Egypt, and to dwell there; and they shall be all consumed in the land of Egypt: they shall fall by the sword, and by the famine: and they shall be consumed from the least even to the greatest, by the sword, and by the famine shall they die: and they shall be for an execration, and for a wonder, and for a curse, and for a reproach. . . .

Hosea 5:13 And Ephraim saw his sickness, and Juda his band: and Ephraim went to the Assyrian, and sent to the avenging king: and he shall not be able to heal you, neither shall he be able to take off the band from you.

Hosea 7:11 And Ephraim is become as a dove that is decoyed, not having a heart: they called upon Egypt, they went to the Assyrians.

Hosea 9:3 They shall not dwell in the Lord's land: Ephraim is returned to Egypt, and hath eaten unclean things among the Assyrians.

Hosea 12:1 Ephraim feedeth on the wind, and followeth the burning heat: all the day long he multiplied lies and desolation: and he hath made a covenant with the Assyrians, and carried oil into Egypt.

Context
A Prayer for Restoration
5We were dragged by the necks, we were weary and no rest was given us. 6We have given our hand to Egypt, and to the Assyrians, that we might be satisfied with bread.7Our fathers have sinned, and are not: and we have borne their iniquities.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 50:15
Shout against her, she hath every where given her hand, her foundations are fallen, her walls are thrown down, for it is the vengeance of the Lord. Take vengeance upon her: as she hath done, so do to her.

Hosea 9:3
They shall not dwell in the Lord's land: Ephraim is returned to Egypt, and hath eaten unclean things among the Assyrians.

Hosea 12:1
Ephraim feedeth on the wind, and followeth the burning heat: all the day long he multiplied lies and desolation: and he hath made a covenant with the Assyrians, and carried oil into Egypt.

Additional Translations
We submitted to Egypt and Assyria, to get enough food.We have given the hand to the Egyptians, and to the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.

We have given the hand to the Egyptians, And to the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.

Egypt gave the hand to us, Assur to their own satisfaction.

We have given the hand to Egypt, [and] to Asshur, to be satisfied with bread.

We have given the hand to the Egyptians, and to the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.

We have given the hand to the Egyptians, and to the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.

We have given the hand to the Egyptians, To the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.

To Egypt we have given a hand, To Asshur, to be satisfied with bread.
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