Lamentations 1:13
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New International Version
"From on high he sent fire, sent it down into my bones. He spread a net for my feet and turned me back. He made me desolate, faint all the day long.

King James Bible
From above hath he sent fire into my bones, and it prevaileth against them: he hath spread a net for my feet, he hath turned me back: he hath made me desolate and faint all the day.

Darby Bible Translation
From on high hath he sent fire into my bones, and it prevaileth against them; he hath spread a net for my feet; he hath turned me back; he hath made me desolate [and] faint all the day.

World English Bible
From on high has he sent fire into my bones, and it prevails against them; He has spread a net for my feet, he has turned me back: He has made me desolate and faint all the day.

Young's Literal Translation
From above He hath sent fire into my bone, And it subdueth it, He hath spread a net for my feet, He hath turned me backward, He hath made me desolate -- all the day sick.

Lamentations 1:13 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by? - The desolations and distress brought upon this city and its inhabitants had scarcely any parallel. Excessive abuse of God's accumulated mercies calls for singular and exemplary punishment.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

above

Lamentations 2:3,4 He has cut off in his fierce anger all the horn of Israel: he has drawn back his right hand from before the enemy...

Deuteronomy 32:21-25 They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God; they have provoked me to anger with their vanities...

Job 30:30 My skin is black on me, and my bones are burned with heat.

Psalm 22:14 I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint: my heart is like wax; it is melted in the middle of my bowels.

Psalm 31:10 For my life is spent with grief, and my years with sighing: my strength fails because of my iniquity, and my bones are consumed.

Psalm 102:3-5 For my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned as an hearth...

Nahum 1:6 Who can stand before his indignation? and who can abide in the fierceness of his anger? his fury is poured out like fire...

Habakkuk 3:16 When I heard, my belly trembled; my lips quivered at the voice: rottenness entered into my bones, and I trembled in myself...

2 Thessalonians 1:8 In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:

Hebrews 12:29 For our God is a consuming fire.

he hath spread

Lamentations 4:17-20 As for us, our eyes as yet failed for our vain help: in our watching we have watched for a nation that could not save us...

Job 18:8 For he is cast into a net by his own feet, and he walks on a snare.

Job 19:6 Know now that God has overthrown me, and has compassed me with his net.

Psalm 66:11 You brought us into the net; you laid affliction on our loins.

Ezekiel 12:13 My net also will I spread on him, and he shall be taken in my snare: and I will bring him to Babylon to the land of the Chaldeans...

Ezekiel 17:20 And I will spread my net on him, and he shall be taken in my snare, and I will bring him to Babylon...

Ezekiel 32:3 Thus said the Lord GOD; I will therefore spread out my net over you with a company of many people...

Hosea 7:12 When they shall go, I will spread my net on them; I will bring them down as the fowls of the heaven; I will chastise them...

he hath turned

Psalm 35:4 Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul: let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise my hurt.

Psalm 70:2,3 Let them be ashamed and confounded that seek after my soul: let them be turned backward, and put to confusion, that desire my hurt...

Psalm 129:5 Let them all be confounded and turned back that hate Zion.

Isaiah 42:17 They shall be turned back, they shall be greatly ashamed, that trust in graven images, that say to the molten images, You are our gods.

desolate

Lamentations 1:22 Let all their wickedness come before you; and do to them, as you have done to me for all my transgressions: for my sighs are many...

Lamentations 5:17 For this our heart is faint; for these things our eyes are dim.

Deuteronomy 28:65 And among these nations shall you find no ease, neither shall the sole of your foot have rest...

Jeremiah 4:19-29 My bowels, my bowels! I am pained at my very heart; my heart makes a noise in me; I cannot hold my peace, because you have heard...

Library
No Sorrow Like Messiah's Sorrow
Is it nothing to you, all you who pass by? Behold, and see, if there be any sorrow like unto my sorrow! A lthough the Scriptures of the Old Testament, the law of Moses, the Psalms, and the Prophecies (Luke 24:44) , bear an harmonious testimony to MESSIAH ; it is not necessary to suppose that every single passage has an immediate and direct relation to Him. A method of exposition has frequently obtained [frequently been in vogue], of a fanciful and allegorical cast [contrivance], under the pretext
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1

Meditations for one that is Like to Die.
If thy sickness be like to increase unto death, then meditate on three things:--First, How graciously God dealeth with thee. Secondly, From what evils death will free thee. Thirdly, What good death will bring unto thee. The first sort of Meditations are, to consider God's favourable dealing with thee. 1. Meditate that God uses this chastisement of thy body but as a medicine to cure thy soul, by drawing thee, who art sick in sin, to come by repentance unto Christ, thy physician, to have thy soul healed
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Cross References
Job 19:6
then know that God has wronged me and drawn his net around me.

Job 30:30
My skin grows black and peels; my body burns with fever.

Psalm 22:14
I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint. My heart has turned to wax; it has melted within me.

Psalm 38:8
I am feeble and utterly crushed; I groan in anguish of heart.

Psalm 66:11
You brought us into prison and laid burdens on our backs.

Psalm 102:3
For my days vanish like smoke; my bones burn like glowing embers.

Psalm 140:5
The arrogant have hidden a snare for me; they have spread out the cords of their net and have set traps for me along my path.

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