Lamentations 2:10
Text Analysis
3427 [e]יֵשְׁב֨וּ
776 [e]לָאָ֤רֶץ
on the groundPrep-l, Art | N-fs
1826 [e]יִדְּמוּ֙
[and] keep silenceV-Qal-Imperf-3mp
2205 [e]זִקְנֵ֣י
The eldersAdj-mpc
1323 [e]בַת־
of the daughterN-fsc
6726 [e]צִיּ֔וֹן
of ZionN-proper-fs
5927 [e]הֶֽעֱל֤וּ
they throwV-Hifil-Perf-3cp
6083 [e]עָפָר֙
5921 [e]עַל־
7218 [e]רֹאשָׁ֔ם
their headsN-msc | 3mp
2296 [e]חָגְר֖וּ
and gird themselvesV-Qal-Perf-3cp
8242 [e]שַׂקִּ֑ים
with sackclothN-mp
3381 [e]הוֹרִ֤ידוּ
776 [e]לָאָ֙רֶץ֙
to the groundPrep-l, Art | N-fs
7218 [e]רֹאשָׁ֔ן
Their headsN-msc | 3fp
1330 [e]בְּתוּלֹ֖ת
the virginsN-fpc
3389 [e]יְרוּשָׁלִָֽם׃
of JerusalemN-proper-fs

Hebrew Texts
איכה 2:10 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
יֵשְׁב֨וּ לָאָ֤רֶץ יִדְּמוּ֙ זִקְנֵ֣י בַת־צִיֹּ֔ון הֶֽעֱל֤וּ עָפָר֙ עַל־רֹאשָׁ֔ם חָגְר֖וּ שַׂקִּ֑ים הֹורִ֤ידוּ לָאָ֙רֶץ֙ רֹאשָׁ֔ן בְּתוּלֹ֖ת יְרוּשָׁלִָֽם׃ ס

איכה 2:10 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ישבו לארץ ידמו זקני בת־ציון העלו עפר על־ראשם חגרו שקים הורידו לארץ ראשן בתולת ירושלם׃ ס

איכה 2:10 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ישבו לארץ ידמו זקני בת־ציון העלו עפר על־ראשם חגרו שקים הורידו לארץ ראשן בתולת ירושלם׃ ס

איכה 2:10 Hebrew Bible
ישבו לארץ ידמו זקני בת ציון העלו עפר על ראשם חגרו שקים הורידו לארץ ראשן בתולת ירושלם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The elders of the daughter of Zion Sit on the ground, they are silent. They have thrown dust on their heads; They have girded themselves with sackcloth. The virgins of Jerusalem Have bowed their heads to the ground.

King James Bible
The elders of the daughter of Zion sit upon the ground, and keep silence: they have cast up dust upon their heads; they have girded themselves with sackcloth: the virgins of Jerusalem hang down their heads to the ground.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The elders of Daughter Zion sit on the ground in silence. They have thrown dust on their heads and put on sackcloth. The young women of Jerusalem have bowed their heads to the ground.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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Lamentations 5:12,14 Princes are hanged up by their hand: the faces of elders were not honored…

Job 2:13 So they sat down with him on the ground seven days and seven nights, …

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

Isaiah 47:1,5 Come down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon, sit …

sit. Sitting on the ground was a posture of mourning and deep distress. Hence the coin struck by Vespasian, on the capture of Jerusalem, has on the obverse side a palm tree, the emblem of Judea, and under it a woman, the emblem of Jerusalem, sitting down, with her elbow on her knee, and her head supported by her hand, with the legend Judea capta

Lamentations 1:1 How does the city sit solitary, that was full of people! how is she …

and keep

Lamentations 3:28 He sits alone and keeps silence, because he has borne it on him.

Jeremiah 8:14 Why do we sit still? assemble yourselves, and let us enter into the …

Amos 5:13 Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it is an evil time.

Amos 8:3 And the songs of the temple shall be howlings in that day, said the …

cast up

Joshua 7:6 And Joshua rent his clothes, and fell to the earth on his face before …

2 Samuel 13:19 And Tamar put ashes on her head, and rent her garment of divers colors …

Job 2:12 And when they lifted up their eyes afar off, and knew him not, they …

Revelation 18:19 And they cast dust on their heads, and cried, weeping and wailing, …

they have girded

Isaiah 15:3 In their streets they shall gird themselves with sackcloth: on the …

Isaiah 36:22 Then came Eliakim, the son of Hilkiah, that was over the household, …

Ezekiel 7:18 They shall also gird themselves with sackcloth, and horror shall …

Ezekiel 27:31 And they shall make themselves utterly bald for you, and gird them …

Joel 1:8 Lament like a virgin girded with sackcloth for the husband of her youth.

the virgins

Lamentations 1:4 The ways of Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn feasts: …

Amos 8:13 In that day shall the fair virgins and young men faint for thirst.

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