New International Version
In the streets they wear sackcloth; on the roofs and in the public squares they all wail, prostrate with weeping.
King James Bible
In their streets they shall gird themselves with sackcloth: on the tops of their houses, and in their streets, every one shall howl, weeping abundantly.
Darby Bible Translation
In their streets they are girded with sackcloth; on their roofs, and in their broadways, every one howleth, melted into tears.
World English Bible
In their streets, they clothe themselves in sackcloth. In their streets and on their housetops, everyone wails, weeping abundantly.
Young's Literal Translation
In its out-places they girded on sackcloth, On its pinnacles, and in its broad places, Every one howleth -- going down with weeping.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
With sackcloth - שק sak. The word is in the plural שקים sakkim, sacks, in one of De Rossi's MSS.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
weeping abundantly. Heb. descending into weeping; or, coming down with weeping
LibraryThe Sea of Sodom
The bounds of Judea, on both sides, are the sea; the western bound is the Mediterranean,--the eastern, the Dead sea, or the sea of Sodom. This the Jewish writers every where call, which you may not so properly interpret here, "the salt sea," as "the bituminous sea." In which sense word for word, "Sodom's salt," but properly "Sodom's bitumen," doth very frequently occur among them. The use of it was in the holy incense. They mingled 'bitumen,' 'the amber of Jordan,' and [an herb known to few], with …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
Now listen, you rich people, weep and wail because of the misery that is coming on you.
1 Samuel 5:12
Those who did not die were afflicted with tumors, and the outcry of the city went up to heaven.
Instead of fragrance there will be a stench; instead of a sash, a rope; instead of well-dressed hair, baldness; instead of fine clothing, sackcloth; instead of beauty, branding.
A prophecy against the Valley of Vision: What troubles you now, that you have all gone up on the roofs,
Therefore I said, "Turn away from me; let me weep bitterly. Do not try to console me over the destruction of my people."
Every head is shaved and every beard cut off; every hand is slashed and every waist is covered with sackcloth.
On all the roofs in Moab and in the public squares there is nothing but mourning, for I have broken Moab like a jar that no one wants," declares the LORD.
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