Lamentations 1:1
Text Analysis
349 [e]אֵיכָ֣ה ׀
3427 [e]יָשְׁבָ֣ה
910 [e]בָדָ֗ד
5892 [e]הָעִיר֙
the cityArt | N-fs
7227 [e]רַבָּ֣תִי
[once] fullAdj-fsc
5971 [e]עָ֔ם
of peopleN-ms
1961 [e]הָיְתָ֖ה
she has becomeV-Qal-Perf-3fs
490 [e]כְּאַלְמָנָ֑ה
like a widowPrep-k | N-fs
7227 [e]רַּבָּ֣תִי‪‬‪‬
[once] greatAdj-fsc
1471 [e]בַגּוֹיִ֗ם
among the nationsPrep-b, Art | N-mp
8282 [e]שָׂרָ֙תִי֙
the princessN-fsc
4082 [e]בַּמְּדִינ֔וֹת
among the provincesPrep-b, Art | N-fp
1961 [e]הָיְתָ֖ה
she has becomeV-Qal-Perf-3fs
4522 [e]לָמַֽס׃
a slavePrep-l | N-ms

Hebrew Texts
איכה 1:1 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אֵיכָ֣ה ׀ יָשְׁבָ֣ה בָדָ֗ד הָעִיר֙ רַבָּ֣תִי עָ֔ם הָיְתָ֖ה כְּאַלְמָנָ֑ה רַבָּ֣תִי בַגֹּויִ֗ם שָׂרָ֙תִי֙ בַּמְּדִינֹ֔ות הָיְתָ֖ה לָמַֽס׃ ס

איכה 1:1 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
איכה ׀ ישבה בדד העיר רבתי עם היתה כאלמנה רבתי בגוים שרתי במדינות היתה למס׃ ס

איכה 1:1 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
איכה ׀ ישבה בדד העיר רבתי עם היתה כאלמנה רבתי בגוים שרתי במדינות היתה למס׃ ס

איכה 1:1 Hebrew Bible
איכה ישבה בדד העיר רבתי עם היתה כאלמנה רבתי בגוים שרתי במדינות היתה למס׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
How lonely sits the city That was full of people! She has become like a widow Who was once great among the nations! She who was a princess among the provinces Has become a forced laborer!

King James Bible
How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people! how is she become as a widow! she that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
How she sits alone, the city once crowded with people! She who was great among the nations has become like a widow. The princess among the provinces has been put to forced labor.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

how doth. The LXX. have the following words as an introduction: 'And it came to pass after Israel had been carried captive, and Jerusalem was become desolate, that Jeremiah sat weeping, and lamented with this lamentation over Jerusalem, and said.'

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Lamentations 4:1 How is the gold become dim! how is the most fine gold changed! the …

Isaiah 14:12 How are you fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how …

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Zephaniah 2:15 This is the rejoicing city that dwelled carelessly, that said in …

Revelation 18:16,17 And saying, Alas, alas that great city, that was clothed in fine …


Lamentations 2:10 The elders of the daughter of Zion sit on the ground, and keep silence: …

Isaiah 3:26 And her gates shall lament and mourn; and she being desolate shall …

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Isaiah 50:5 The Lord GOD has opened my ear, and I was not rebellious, neither …

Isaiah 52:2 Shake yourself from the dust; arise, and sit down, O Jerusalem: loose …

Jeremiah 9:11 And I will make Jerusalem heaps, and a den of dragons; and I will …

Ezekiel 26:16 Then all the princes of the sea shall come down from their thrones, …


Psalm 122:4 Where the tribes go up, the tribes of the LORD, to the testimony …

Isaiah 22:2 You that are full of stirs, a tumultuous city, joyous city: your …

Zechariah 8:4,5 Thus said the LORD of hosts; There shall yet old men and old women …

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Isaiah 47:8,9 Therefore hear now this, you that are given to pleasures, that dwell …

Isaiah 54:4 Fear not; for you shall not be ashamed: neither be you confounded; …

Revelation 18:7 How much she has glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much …


1 Kings 4:21 And Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from the river to the land …

2 Chronicles 9:26 And he reigned over all the kings from the river even to the land …

Ezra 4:20 There have been mighty kings also over Jerusalem, which have ruled …

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Lamentations 5:16 The crown is fallen from our head: woe to us, that we have sinned!

2 Kings 23:33,35 And Pharaohnechoh put him in bands at Riblah in the land of Hamath, …

Nehemiah 5:4 There were also that said, We have borrowed money for the king's …

Nehemiah 9:37 And it yields much increase to the kings whom you have set over us …

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