Lamentations 2:22
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English Standard Version
You summoned as if to a festival day my terrors on every side, and on the day of the anger of the LORD no one escaped or survived; those whom I held and raised my enemy destroyed.

King James Bible
Thou hast called as in a solemn day my terrors round about, so that in the day of the LORD'S anger none escaped nor remained: those that I have swaddled and brought up hath mine enemy consumed.

American Standard Version
Thou hast called, as in the day of a solemn assembly, my terrors on every side; And there was none that escaped or remained in the day of Jehovah's anger: Those that I have dandled and brought up hath mine enemy consumed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thau. Thou hast called as to a festival, those that should terrify me round about, and there was none in the day of the wrath of the Lord that escaped and was left: those that I brought up, and nourished, my enemy hath consumed them.

English Revised Version
Thou hast called, as in the day of a solemn assembly, my terrors on every side, and there was none that escaped or remained in the day of the LORD'S anger: those that I have dandled and brought up hath mine enemy consumed.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thou hast called as in a solemn day my terrors around, so that in the day of the LORD'S anger none escaped nor remained: those that I have swaddled and brought up, hath my enemy consumed.

Lamentations 2:22 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The enemy in triumph express their joy over the fall of Jerusalem. The opening of the mouth (as in Psalm 35:21; Job 16:10), taken in connection with what follows, is also a gesture peculiar to scornful speech. The gnashing of the teeth (Psalm 35:16; Psalm 37:12; Job 16:9) is here an expression of rage that has burst out. The object of "we have swallowed" is to be derived from the context ("against thee"), viz., the city of Jerusalem. Surely this" is a strong asseveration - "this is the very day." The asyndetic collection of the three verbs accords with the impassioned character of the enemy's speech. "To see" is here equivalent to living to see.

Lamentations 2:22 Parallel Commentaries

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my terrors

Psalm 31:13 For I have heard the slander of many: fear was on every side: while they took counsel together against me...

Isaiah 24:17,18 Fear, and the pit, and the snare, are on you, O inhabitant of the earth...

Jeremiah 6:25 Go not forth into the field, nor walk by the way; for the sword of the enemy and fear is on every side.

Jeremiah 20:3 And it came to pass on the morrow, that Pashur brought forth Jeremiah out of the stocks. Then said Jeremiah to him...

Jeremiah 46:5 Why have I seen them dismayed and turned away back? and their mighty ones are beaten down, and are fled apace, and look not back...

Amos 9:1-4 I saw the LORD standing on the altar: and he said, Smite the lintel of the door, that the posts may shake: and cut them in the head...

those

Deuteronomy 28:18 Cursed shall be the fruit of your body, and the fruit of your land, the increase of your cows, and the flocks of your sheep.

Jeremiah 16:2-4 You shall not take you a wife, neither shall you have sons or daughters in this place...

Hosea 9:12-16 Though they bring up their children, yet will I bereave them, that there shall not be a man left: yes...

Luke 23:29,30 For, behold, the days are coming, in the which they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bore...

Cross References
Psalm 31:13
For I hear the whispering of many-- terror on every side!-- as they scheme together against me, as they plot to take my life.

Isaiah 24:17
Terror and the pit and the snare are upon you, O inhabitant of the earth!

Isaiah 28:19
As often as it passes through it will take you; for morning by morning it will pass through, by day and by night; and it will be sheer terror to understand the message.

Jeremiah 6:25
Go not out into the field, nor walk on the road, for the enemy has a sword; terror is on every side.

Jeremiah 11:11
Therefore, thus says the LORD, Behold, I am bringing disaster upon them that they cannot escape. Though they cry to me, I will not listen to them.

Jeremiah 16:2
"You shall not take a wife, nor shall you have sons or daughters in this place.

Jeremiah 44:7
And now thus says the LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel: Why do you commit this great evil against yourselves, to cut off from you man and woman, infant and child, from the midst of Judah, leaving you no remnant?

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