Lamentations 5:12
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King James Version
Princes are hanged up by their hand: the faces of elders were not honoured.

Darby Bible Translation
Princes were hanged up by their hand; the faces of elders were not honoured.

World English Bible
Princes were hanged up by their hand: The faces of elders were not honored.

Young's Literal Translation
Princes by their hand have been hanged, The faces of elders have not been honoured.

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Geneva Study Bible

Princes were hung up by {f} their hand: the faces of elders were not honoured.

(f) That is, by the enemies hand.Lamentations 5:12 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Lamentations
The book familiarly known as the Lamentations consists of four elegies[1] (i., ii., iii., iv.) and a prayer (v.). The general theme of the elegies is the sorrow and desolation created by the destruction of Jerusalem[2] in 586 B.C.: the last poem (v.) is a prayer for deliverance from the long continued distress. The elegies are all alphabetic, and like most alphabetic poems (cf. Ps. cxix.) are marked by little continuity of thought. The first poem is a lament over Jerusalem, bereft, by the siege,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Leviticus 19:32
Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD.

Isaiah 47:6
I was wroth with my people, I have polluted mine inheritance, and given them into thine hand: thou didst shew them no mercy; upon the ancient hast thou very heavily laid thy yoke.

Lamentations 4:16
The anger of the LORD hath divided them; he will no more regard them: they respected not the persons of the priests, they favoured not the elders.

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