New Living Translation
The water rose over my head, and I cried out, "This is the end!"
King James Bible
Waters flowed over mine head; then I said, I am cut off.
Darby Bible Translation
Waters streamed over my head; I said, I am cut off.
World English Bible
Waters flowed over my head; I said, I am cut off.
Young's Literal Translation
Flowed have waters over my head, I have said, I have been cut off.
Lamentations 3:54 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:54 Cut off - I am undone, there is no hope for me.
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That is why you cannot see in the darkness, and waves of water cover you.
In panic I cried out, "I am cut off from the LORD!" But you heard my cry for mercy and answered my call for help.
Deeper and deeper I sink into the mire; I can't find a foothold. I am in deep water, and the floods overwhelm me.
Your fierce anger has overwhelmed me. Your terrors have paralyzed me.
Then he said to me, "Son of man, these bones represent the people of Israel. They are saying, 'We have become old, dry bones--all hope is gone. Our nation is finished.'
You threw me into the ocean depths, and I sank down to the heart of the sea. The mighty waters engulfed me; I was buried beneath your wild and stormy waves.
"I sank beneath the waves, and the waters closed over me. Seaweed wrapped itself around my head.
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