King James Version
They ravished the women in Zion, and the maids in the cities of Judah.
Darby Bible Translation
They have ravished the women in Zion, the maids in the cities of Judah.
World English Bible
They ravished the women in Zion, The virgins in the cities of Judah.
Young's Literal Translation
Wives in Zion they have humbled, Virgins -- in cities of Judah.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
They ravished the women in Zion, and the maids in the cities of Judah.Lamentations 5:11 Parallel Commentaries
The book familiarly known as the Lamentations consists of four elegies (i., ii., iii., iv.) and a prayer (v.). The general theme of the elegies is the sorrow and desolation created by the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 B.C.: the last poem (v.) is a prayer for deliverance from the long continued distress. The elegies are all alphabetic, and like most alphabetic poems (cf. Ps. cxix.) are marked by little continuity of thought. The first poem is a lament over Jerusalem, bereft, by the siege, …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Their children also shall be dashed to pieces before their eyes; their houses shall be spoiled, and their wives ravished.
For I will gather all nations against Jerusalem to battle; and the city shall be taken, and the houses rifled, and the women ravished; and half of the city shall go forth into captivity, and the residue of the people shall not be cut off from the city.
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