Lamentations 3:47
New International Version
We have suffered terror and pitfalls, ruin and destruction."

New Living Translation
We are filled with fear, for we are trapped, devastated, and ruined.”

English Standard Version
panic and pitfall have come upon us, devastation and destruction;

Berean Study Bible
Panic and pitfall have come upon us—devastation and destruction.

King James Bible
Fear and a snare is come upon us, desolation and destruction.

New King James Version
Fear and a snare have come upon us, Desolation and destruction.

New American Standard Bible
Panic and pitfall have come upon us, Devastation and destruction;

NASB 1995
Panic and pitfall have befallen us, Devastation and destruction;

NASB 1977
Panic and pitfall have befallen us, Devastation and destruction;

Amplified Bible
Panic and pitfall (traps, danger) have come on us, Devastation and destruction.

Christian Standard Bible
We have experienced panic and pitfall, devastation and destruction.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
We have experienced panic and pitfall, devastation and destruction.

American Standard Version
Fear and the pit are come upon us, devastation and destruction.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Fear and wrath are come upon us, suspense and destruction.

Contemporary English Version
We are terrified and trapped, caught and crushed."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Phe. Prophecy is become to us a fear, and a snare, and destruction.

English Revised Version
Fear and the pit are come upon us, devastation and destruction.

Good News Translation
We have been through disaster and ruin; we live in danger and fear.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Panic and pitfalls have found us, so have devastation and destruction.

International Standard Version
Panic and pitfalls beset us, along with devastation and ruin.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Terror and the pit are come upon us, Desolation and destruction.

Literal Standard Version
Fear and a snare has been for us, "" Desolation and destruction.

NET Bible
Panic and pitfall have come upon us, devastation and destruction.

New Heart English Bible
Fear and the pit have come on us, devastation and destruction.

World English Bible
Fear and the pit are come on us, devastation and destruction.

Young's Literal Translation
Fear and a snare hath been for us, Desolation and destruction.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
God's Justice
46All our enemies open their mouths against us. 47Panic and pitfall have come upon us— devastation and destruction. 48Streams of tears flow from my eyes over the destruction of the daughter of my people.…

Cross References
Isaiah 24:17
Terror and pit and snare await you, O dweller of the earth.

Isaiah 24:18
Whoever flees the sound of panic will fall into the pit, and whoever climbs from the pit will be caught in the snare. For the windows of heaven are open, and the foundations of the earth are shaken.

Jeremiah 48:43
Terror and pit and snare await you, O dweller of Moab," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 48:44
"Whoever flees the panic will fall into the pit, and whoever climbs from the pit will be caught in the snare. For I will bring upon Moab the year of their punishment," declares the LORD.


Treasury of Scripture

Fear and a snare is come on us, desolation and destruction.

fear

Isaiah 24:17,18
Fear, and the pit, and the snare, are upon thee, O inhabitant of the earth…

Isaiah 51:19
These two things are come unto thee; who shall be sorry for thee? desolation, and destruction, and the famine, and the sword: by whom shall I comfort thee?

Jeremiah 48:43,44
Fear, and the pit, and the snare, shall be upon thee, O inhabitant of Moab, saith the LORD…

desolation

Lamentations 1:4,13
The ways of Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn feasts: all her gates are desolate: her priests sigh, her virgins are afflicted, and she is in bitterness…

Lamentations 2:1-9
How hath the Lord covered the daughter of Zion with a cloud in his anger, and cast down from heaven unto the earth the beauty of Israel, and remembered not his footstool in the day of his anger! …









(47) Fear and a snare.--A quotation from Jeremiah 48:43, and Isaiah 24:17.

Desolation.--Better, devastation. The Hebrew noun is not found elsewhere, but the cognate verb in Isaiah 37:26 is rendered "to lay waste."

Verse 47. - Fear and a snare. An alliteration in the Hebrew, borrowed from Jeremiah 48:43 (comp. Isaiah 24:17).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
Panic
פַּ֧חַד (pa·ḥaḏ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6343: A, alarm

and pitfall
וָפַ֛חַת (wā·p̄a·ḥaṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6354: A pit, for, catching animals

have come upon us—
הָ֥יָה (hā·yāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

devastation
הַשֵּׁ֥את (haš·šêṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7612: Perhaps devastation

and destruction.
וְהַשָּֽׁבֶר׃ (wə·haš·šā·ḇer)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7667: A breaking, fracture, crushing, breach, crash


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