New International Version
You have fed them with the bread of tears; you have made them drink tears by the bowlful.
King James Bible
Thou feedest them with the bread of tears; and givest them tears to drink in great measure.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast fed them with the bread of tears, and given them tears to drink in large measure:
World English Bible
You have fed them with the bread of tears, and given them tears to drink in large measure.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast caused them to eat bread of tears, And causest them to drink With tears a third time.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou feedest them with the bread of tears - They have no peace, no comfort, nothing but continual sorrow.
In great measure - שליש shalish, threefold. Some think it was a certain measure used by the Chaldeans, the real capacity of which is not known. others think it signifies abundance or abundantly.
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This morning's sermon, then will be especially addressed to my own church, on the absolute necessity of true religion in our midst, and of revival from all apathy and indifference. We may ask of God multitudes of other things, but amongst them all, let this be our chief prayer: "Lord, revive us; Lord, revive us!" We have uttered it in song; let me stir up your pure minds, by way of remembrance, to utter it in your secret prayers, and make it the daily aspiration of your souls. I feel, beloved, that …
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The Barren Fig-Tree;
My tears have been my food day and night, while people say to me all day long, "Where is your God?"
For I eat ashes as my food and mingle my drink with tears
Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of joy.
Although the Lord gives you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, your teachers will be hidden no more; with your own eyes you will see them.
Therefore this is what the LORD Almighty, the God of Israel, says: "See, I will make this people eat bitter food and drink poisoned water.
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