Jeremiah 9:18
Good News Translation
The people said, "Tell them to hurry and sing a funeral song for us, until our eyes fill with tears, and our eyelids are wet from crying."

Contemporary English Version
The people answered, "Let them come quickly and cry for us, until our own eyes are flooded with tears.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let them hasten and take up a lamentation for us: let our eyes shed tears, and our eyelids run down with waters.

New American Bible
Let them come quickly and raise for us a dirge, That our eyes may run with tears, our pupils flow with water.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Let them hasten and take up a lamentation for us: let our eyes shed tears, and our eyelids run down with waters.

take.

Jeremiah 9:10,20 For the mountains I will take up weeping and lamentation, and for the beautiful places of the desert, mourning: because they are burnt up, for that there is not a man that passeth through them: and they have not heard the voice of the owner: from the fowl of the air to the beasts they are gone away and departed. . . .

our eyes.

Jeremiah 9:1 Who will give water to my head, and a fountain of tears to my eyes? and I will weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people.

Jeremiah 6:26 Gird thee with sackcloth, O daughter of my people, and sprinkle thee with ashes: make thee mourning as for an only son, a bitter lamentation, because the destroyer shall suddenly come upon us.

Jeremiah 13:17 But if you will not hear this, my soul shall weep in secret for your pride: weeping it shall weep, and my eyes shall run down with tears, because the flock of the Lord is carried away captive.

Jeremiah 14:17 And thou shalt speak this word to them: Let my eyes shed down tears night and day, and let them not cease, because the virgin daughter of my people is afflicted with a great affliction, with an exceeding grievous evil.

Isaiah 22:4 Therefore have I said: Depart from me, I will weep bitterly: labour not to comfort me, for the devastation of the daughter of my people.

Lamentations 1:2 Beth. Weeping, she hath wept in the night, and her tears are on her cheeks: there is none to comfort her among all them that were dear to her: all her friends have despised her, and are become her enemies.

Lamentations 2:11,18 Caph. My eyes have failed with weeping, my bowels are troubled: my liver is poured out upon the earth, for the destruction of the daughter of my people, when the children, and the sucklings, fainted away in the streets of the city. . . .

Luke 19:41 And when he drew near, seeing the city, he wept over it, saying:

Context
A Lament over Zion
17Thus saith the Lord of hosts the God of Israel: Consider ye, and call for the mourning women, and let them come: and send to them that are wise women, and let them make haste: 18Let them hasten and take up a lamentation for us: let our eyes shed tears, and our eyelids run down with waters.19For a voice of wailing is heard out of Sion: How are we wasted and greatly confounded? because we have left the land, because our dwellings are cast down.…
Cross References
Psalm 119:136
My eyes have sent forth springs of water: because they have not kept thy law.

Isaiah 22:4
Therefore have I said: Depart from me, I will weep bitterly: labour not to comfort me, for the devastation of the daughter of my people.

Jeremiah 7:29
Cut off thy hair, and cast it away: and take up a lamentation on high: for the Lord hath rejected, and forsaken the generation of his wrath,

Jeremiah 9:1
Who will give water to my head, and a fountain of tears to my eyes? and I will weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people.

Jeremiah 14:17
And thou shalt speak this word to them: Let my eyes shed down tears night and day, and let them not cease, because the virgin daughter of my people is afflicted with a great affliction, with an exceeding grievous evil.

Lamentations 3:48
Phe. My eye hath run down with streams of water, for the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Amos 5:16
Therefore thus saith the Lord the God of hosts the sovereign Lord: In every street there shall be wailing: and in all places that are without, they shall say: Alas, alas! and they shall call the husbandman to mourning, and such as are skilful in lamentation to lament.

Additional Translations
Let them come quickly and take up a lament over us, that our eyes may overflow with tears, and our eyelids may stream with waters.And let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.

and let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.

and let them take up a lamentation for you, and let your eyes pour down tears, and your eyelids drop water.

and let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids pour forth waters.

and let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.

And let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.

and let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.

And they hasten, and lift up for us a wailing. And run down our eyes do tears, And from our eyelids do waters flow.
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