Lamentations 5:7
Good News Translation
Our ancestors sinned, but now they are gone, and we are suffering for their sins.

Contemporary English Version
Our ancestors sinned, but they are dead, and we are left to pay for their sins.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Our fathers have sinned, and are not: and we have borne their iniquities.

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Our fathers have sinned, and are not: and we have borne their iniquities.

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Exodus 20:5 Thou shalt not adore them, nor serve them: I am the Lord thy God, mighty, jealous, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me:

Jeremiah 16:12 And you also have done worse than your fathers: for behold every one of you walketh after the perverseness of his evil heart, so as not to hearken to me.

Jeremiah 31:29 In those days they shall say no more: The fathers have eaten a sour grape, and the teeth of the children are set on edge.

Ezekiel 18:2 That you use among you this parable as a proverb in the land of Israel, saying: The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the teeth of the children are set on edge.

Matthew 23:32-36 Fill ye up then the measure of your fathers. . . .

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Genesis 42:13,36 But they said: We thy servants are twelve brethren, the sons of one man in the land of Chanaan: the youngest is with our father, the other is not living. . . .

Job 7:8,21 Nor shall the sight of man behold me: thy eyes are upon me, and I shall be no more. . . .

Jeremiah 31:15 Thus saith the Lord: A voice was heard on high of lamentation, of mourning, and weeping, of Rachel weeping for her children and refusing to be comforted for them, because they are not.

Zechariah 1:5 Your fathers, where are they? and the prophets, shall they live always?

Context
A Prayer for Restoration
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.8Servants have ruled over us: there was none to redeem us out of their hand.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 14:20
We acknowledge, O Lord, our wickedness, the iniquities of our fathers, because we have sinned against thee.

Jeremiah 16:12
And you also have done worse than your fathers: for behold every one of you walketh after the perverseness of his evil heart, so as not to hearken to me.

Jeremiah 31:29
In those days they shall say no more: The fathers have eaten a sour grape, and the teeth of the children are set on edge.

Ezekiel 18:2
That you use among you this parable as a proverb in the land of Israel, saying: The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the teeth of the children are set on edge.

Zechariah 1:5
Your fathers, where are they? and the prophets, shall they live always?

Additional Translations
Our fathers sinned and are no more, but we bear their punishment.Our fathers have sinned, and are not; and we have borne their iniquities.

Our fathers sinned, and are not; And we have borne their iniquities.

Our fathers sinned, and are not: we have borne their iniquities.

Our fathers have sinned, [and] they are not; and we bear their iniquities.

Our fathers have sinned, and are not; and we have borne their iniquities.

Our fathers have sinned, and are not; and we have borne their iniquities.

Our fathers sinned, and are no more; We have borne their iniquities.

Our fathers have sinned -- they are not, We their iniquities have borne.
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