New American Standard Bible
"The comely and dainty one, the daughter of Zion, I will cut off.
King James Bible
I have likened the daughter of Zion to a comely and delicate woman.
Darby Bible Translation
The comely and delicate one do I cut off, the daughter of Zion.
World English Bible
The comely and delicate one, the daughter of Zion, will I cut off.
Young's Literal Translation
The comely and the delicate one I have cut off, The daughter of Zion.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The whole verse is difficult, but should probably be translated; "to a pasturage, yea a luxuriant pasturage, have I likened (or, have reduced to silence, i. e., destroyed) the daughter of Zion."
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"The refined and delicate woman among you, who would not venture to set the sole of her foot on the ground for delicateness and refinement, shall be hostile toward the husband she cherishes and toward her son and daughter,
The daughter of Zion is left like a shelter in a vineyard, Like a watchman's hut in a cucumber field, like a besieged city.
For I heard a cry as of a woman in labor, The anguish as of one giving birth to her first child, The cry of the daughter of Zion gasping for breath, Stretching out her hands, saying, "Ah, woe is me, for I faint before murderers."
Those who ate delicacies Are desolate in the streets; Those reared in purple Embrace ash pits.
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