New Living Translation
I hurt with the hurt of my people. I mourn and am overcome with grief.
King James Bible
For the hurt of the daughter of my people am I hurt; I am black; astonishment hath taken hold on me.
Darby Bible Translation
For the breach of the daughter of my people am I crushed; I go mourning; astonishment hath taken hold of me.
World English Bible
For the hurt of the daughter of my people am I hurt: I mourn; dismay has taken hold on me.
Young's Literal Translation
For a breach of the daughter of my people have I been broken, I have been black, astonishment hath seized me.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:21 Am I hurt - The prophet here shews how deeply he is affected with the peoples misery. Black - I am as those that are clad in deep mourning.
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My heart, my heart--I writhe in pain! My heart pounds within me! I cannot be still. For I have heard the blast of enemy trumpets and the roar of their battle cries.
"The harvest is finished, and the summer is gone," the people cry, "yet we are not saved!"
If only my head were a pool of water and my eyes a fountain of tears, I would weep day and night for all my people who have been slaughtered.
"Judah wilts; commerce at the city gates grinds to a halt. All the people sit on the ground in mourning, and a great cry rises from Jerusalem.
Now, Jeremiah, say this to them: "Night and day my eyes overflow with tears. I cannot stop weeping, for my virgin daughter--my precious people--has been struck down and lies mortally wounded.
Fear grips all the people; every face grows pale with terror.
Soon the city is plundered, empty, and ruined. Hearts melt and knees shake. The people stand aghast, their faces pale and trembling.
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