New International Version
They tried to end my life in a pit and threw stones at me;
King James Bible
They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone upon me.
Darby Bible Translation
They have cut off my life in a pit, and cast a stone upon me.
World English Bible
They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and have cast a stone on me.
Young's Literal Translation
They have cut off in a pit my life, And they cast a stone against me.
Lamentations 3:53 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Mine enemies chased me - From this to the end of the chapter the prophet speaks of his own personal sufferings, and especially of those which he endured in the dungeon. See Jeremiah 38:6, etc.
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Jeremiah was put into a vaulted cell in a dungeon, where he remained a long time.
So they took Jeremiah and put him into the cistern of Malkijah, the king's son, which was in the courtyard of the guard. They lowered Jeremiah by ropes into the cistern; it had no water in it, only mud, and Jeremiah sank down into the mud.
"My lord the king, these men have acted wickedly in all they have done to Jeremiah the prophet. They have thrown him into a cistern, where he will starve to death when there is no longer any bread in the city."
A stone was brought and placed over the mouth of the den, and the king sealed it with his own signet ring and with the rings of his nobles, so that Daniel's situation might not be changed.
From inside the fish Jonah prayed to the LORD his God.
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