Lamentations 4:1
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
How the gold has lost its luster! Even the finest gold has become dull. The sacred gemstones lie scattered in the streets!

King James Bible
How is the gold become dim! how is the most fine gold changed! the stones of the sanctuary are poured out in the top of every street.

Darby Bible Translation
How is the gold become dim! the most pure gold changed! the stones of the sanctuary poured out at the top of all the streets!

World English Bible
How is the gold become dim! [how] is the most pure gold changed! The stones of the sanctuary are poured out at the head of every street.

Young's Literal Translation
How is the gold become dim, Changed the best -- the pure gold? Poured out are stones of the sanctuary At the head of all out-places.

Lamentations 4:1 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

4:1 The top - Are scattered in the head of every street.

Lamentations 4:1 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Holy Spirit and the Incarnation of the Word. ...
The Holy Spirit and the Incarnation of the Word. We have seen how Justin declared that it was not permissible to regard "the Spirit" and "the Power" that came upon the Virgin as any other than the Word of God Himself. And we also noted in passing that Theophilus of Antioch spoke of the Word as being "Spirit of God" and "Power of the Highest," the second of which designations comes from Luke i. 35. We have now to ask whether the language of Irenæus corresponds with this interpretation and makes
Irenæus—The Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching

That the Ruler Relax not his Care for the Things that are Within in his Occupation among the Things that are Without, nor Neglect to Provide
The ruler should not relax his care for the things that are within in his occupation among the things that are without, nor neglect to provide for the things that are without in his solicitude for the things that are within; lest either, given up to the things that are without, he fall away from his inmost concerns, or, occupied only with the things that are within bestow not on his neighbours outside himself what he owes them. For it is often the case that some, as if forgetting that they have
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

What Messiah did the Jews Expect?
1. The most important point here is to keep in mind the organic unity of the Old Testament. Its predictions are not isolated, but features of one grand prophetic picture; its ritual and institutions parts of one great system; its history, not loosely connected events, but an organic development tending towards a definite end. Viewed in its innermost substance, the history of the Old Testament is not different from its typical institutions, nor yet these two from its predictions. The idea, underlying
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

The Upbringing of Jewish Children
The tenderness of the bond which united Jewish parents to their children appears even in the multiplicity and pictorialness of the expressions by which the various stages of child-life are designated in the Hebrew. Besides such general words as "ben" and "bath"--"son" and "daughter"--we find no fewer than nine different terms, each depicting a fresh stage of life. The first of these simply designates the babe as the newly--"born"--the "jeled," or, in the feminine, "jaldah"--as in Exodus 2:3, 6, 8.
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life

Cross References
Ezekiel 7:19
"They will throw their money in the streets, tossing it out like worthless trash. Their silver and gold won't save them on that day of the LORD's anger. It will neither satisfy nor feed them, for their greed can only trip them up.

Ezekiel 22:18
"Son of man, the people of Israel are the worthless slag that remains after silver is smelted. They are the dross that is left over--a useless mixture of copper, tin, iron, and lead.

Micah 1:6
"So I, the LORD, will make the city of Samaria a heap of ruins. Her streets will be plowed up for planting vineyards. I will roll the stones of her walls into the valley below, exposing her foundations.

Jump to Previous
Best Changed Corner Dark Dim Dropping Dull Fine Gold Grown Hallowed Head Holy Lie Out-Places Poured Pure Sacred Sanctuary Scattered Stones Street Streets Top
Jump to Next
Best Changed Corner Dark Dim Dropping Dull Fine Gold Grown Hallowed Head Holy Lie Out-Places Poured Pure Sacred Sanctuary Scattered Stones Street Streets Top
Links
Lamentations 4:1 NIV
Lamentations 4:1 NLT
Lamentations 4:1 ESV
Lamentations 4:1 NASB
Lamentations 4:1 KJV

Lamentations 4:1 Bible Apps
Lamentations 4:1 Biblia Paralela
Lamentations 4:1 Chinese Bible
Lamentations 4:1 French Bible
Lamentations 4:1 German Bible

Lamentations 4:1 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Lamentations 3:66
Top of Page
Top of Page