|New International Version (© 2011)|
What can I say for you? With what can I compare you, Daughter Jerusalem? To what can I liken you, that I may comfort you, Virgin Daughter Zion? Your wound is as deep as the sea. Who can heal you?
King James Bible
What thing shall I take to witness for thee? what thing shall I liken to thee, O daughter of Jerusalem? what shall I equal to thee, that I may comfort thee, O virgin daughter of Zion? for thy breach is great like the sea: who can heal thee?
American Standard Version
What shall I testify unto thee? what shall I liken to thee, O daughter of Jerusalem? What shall I compare to thee, that I may comfort thee, O virgin daughter of Zion? For thy breach is great like the sea: who can heal thee?
Young's Literal Translation
What do I testify to thee, what do I liken to thee, O daughter of Jerusalem? What do I equal to thee, and I comfort thee, O virgin daughter of Zion? For great as a sea is thy breach, Who doth give healing to thee?
Lamentations 2:13 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
What thing shall I take - Or, rather, as Dr. Blayney, "What shall I urge to thee?" How shall I comfort thee?
Thy breach is great like the sea - Thou hast a flood of afflictions, a sea of troubles, an ocean of miseries.
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Lamentations 1:12 Is it nothing to you, all you that pass by? behold, and see if there be any sorrow like to my sorrow, which is done to me...
Daniel 9:12 And he has confirmed his words, which he spoke against us, and against our judges that judged us, by bringing on us a great evil...
2 Samuel 5:20 And David came to Baalperazim, and David smote them there, and said, The LORD has broken forth on my enemies before me...
Psalm 60:2 You have made the earth to tremble; you have broken it: heal the breaches thereof; for it shakes.
Jeremiah 14:17 Therefore you shall say this word to them; Let my eyes run down with tears night and day, and let them not cease...
Ezekiel 26:3,4 Therefore thus said the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against you, O Tyrus, and will cause many nations to come up against you...
Jeremiah 8:22 Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there? why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?
Jeremiah 30:12-15 For thus said the LORD, Your bruise is incurable, and your wound is grievous...
Jeremiah 51:8,9 Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: howl for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed...
Lamentations 2:13 Parallel CommentariesAdmonish Breach Comfort Compare Comparison Daughter Destruction Equal Example Great Heal Jerusalem Liken Restore Ruin Sea Testify Vast Virgin Witness Wound ZionAdmonish Breach Comfort Compare Comparison Daughter Destruction Equal Example Great Heal Jerusalem Liken Restore Ruin Sea Testify Vast Virgin Witness Wound ZionTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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2 Kings 19:21 This is the word that the LORD has spoken against him: "'Virgin Daughter Zion despises you and mocks you. Daughter Jerusalem tosses her head as you flee.
Isaiah 37:22 this is the word the LORD has spoken against him: "Virgin Daughter Zion despises and mocks you. Daughter Jerusalem tosses her head as you flee.
Jeremiah 8:22 Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then is there no healing for the wound of my people?
Jeremiah 14:17 "Speak this word to them: "'Let my eyes overflow with tears night and day without ceasing; for the Virgin Daughter, my people, has suffered a grievous wound, a crushing blow.
Jeremiah 30:12 "This is what the LORD says: "'Your wound is incurable, your injury beyond healing.
Lamentations 1:12 "Is it nothing to you, all you who pass by? Look around and see. Is any suffering like my suffering that was inflicted on me, that the LORD brought on me in the day of his fierce anger?
Daniel 9:12 You have fulfilled the words spoken against us and against our rulers by bringing on us great disaster. Under the whole heaven nothing has ever been done like what has been done to Jerusalem.