Lamentations 4:3
Text Analysis
1571 [e]גַּם־
-Noun - common plural N-cp
8568 [e](תַּנִּים֙)
the jackalsN-cp
2502 [e]חָ֣לְצוּ
7699 [e]שַׁ֔ד
their breastsN-ms
3243 [e]הֵינִ֖יקוּ
to nurseV-Hifil-Perf-3cp
1482 [e]גּוּרֵיהֶ֑ן
their youngN-mpc | 3fp
1323 [e]בַּת־
the daughterN-fsc
5971 [e]עַמִּ֣י
of my peopleN-msc | 1cs
393 [e]לְאַכְזָ֔ר
[But is] cruelPrep-l | Adj-ms
3283 [e][כי]
-Noun - masculine plural N-mp
3283 [e](כַּיְעֵנִ֖ים)
Like ostrichesPrep-k, Art | N-mp
4057 [e]בַּמִּדְבָּֽר׃
in the wildernessPrep-b, Art | N-ms

Hebrew Texts
איכה 4:3 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
גַּם־ [תַּנִּין כ] (תַּנִּים֙ ק) חָ֣לְצוּ שַׁ֔ד הֵינִ֖יקוּ גּוּרֵיהֶ֑ן בַּת־עַמִּ֣י לְאַכְזָ֔ר [כִּי כ] [עֵנִים כ] (כַּיְעֵנִ֖ים ק) בַּמִּדְבָּֽר׃ ס

איכה 4:3 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
גם־ [תנין כ] (תנים ק) חלצו שד היניקו גוריהן בת־עמי לאכזר [כי כ] [ענים כ] (כיענים ק) במדבר׃ ס

איכה 4:3 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
גם־ [תנין כ] (תנים ק) חלצו שד היניקו גוריהן בת־עמי לאכזר [כי כ] [ענים כ] (כיענים ק) במדבר׃ ס

איכה 4:3 Hebrew Bible
גם תנין חלצו שד היניקו גוריהן בת עמי לאכזר כי ענים במדבר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Even jackals offer the breast, They nurse their young; But the daughter of my people has become cruel Like ostriches in the wilderness.

King James Bible
Even the sea monsters draw out the breast, they give suck to their young ones: the daughter of my people is become cruel, like the ostriches in the wilderness.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Even jackals offer their breasts to nurse their young, but my dear people have become cruel like ostriches in the wilderness.
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