Lamentations 3:55
New International Version
I called on your name, LORD, from the depths of the pit.

New Living Translation
But I called on your name, LORD, from deep within the pit.

English Standard Version
“I called on your name, O LORD, from the depths of the pit;

Berean Study Bible
I called on Your name, O LORD, out of the depths of the Pit.

New American Standard Bible
I called on Your name, O LORD, Out of the lowest pit.

King James Bible
I called upon thy name, O LORD, out of the low dungeon.

Christian Standard Bible
I called on your name, LORD, from the depths of the pit.

Contemporary English Version
From the bottom of the pit, I prayed to you, LORD.

Good News Translation
"From the bottom of the pit, O LORD, I cried out to you,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I called on Your name, Yahweh, from the depths of the Pit.

International Standard Version
I called on your name, LORD, from the depths of the Pit,

NET Bible
I have called on your name, O LORD, from the deepest pit.

New Heart English Bible
I called on your name, LORD, out of the depths of the pit.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"I call your name from the deepest pit, O LORD.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I called upon Thy name, O LORD, Out of the lowest dungeon.

New American Standard 1977
I called on Thy name, O LORD, Out of the lowest pit.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Koph I called upon thy name, O LORD, out of the low dungeon.

King James 2000 Bible
I called upon your name, O LORD, out of the lowest dungeon.

American King James Version
I called on your name, O LORD, out of the low dungeon.

American Standard Version
I called upon thy name, O Jehovah, out of the lowest dungeon.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
KOPH. I called upon thy name, O Lord, out of the lowest dungeon.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Coph. I have called upon thy name, O Lord, from the lowest pit.

Darby Bible Translation
I called upon thy name, Jehovah, out of the lowest pit.

English Revised Version
I called upon thy name, O LORD, out of the lowest dungeon.

Webster's Bible Translation
I called upon thy name, O LORD, out of the low dungeon.

World English Bible
I called on your name, Yahweh, out of the lowest dungeon.

Young's Literal Translation
I called Thy name, O Jehovah, from the lower pit.
Study Bible
A Prayer for Deliverance
55I called on Your name, O LORD, out of the depths of the Pit. 56You heard my plea: “Do not ignore my cry for relief.”…
Cross References
Psalm 88:6
You have laid me in the lowest pit, in the darkest of the depths.

Psalm 130:1
Out of the depths I cry to You, O LORD!

Jonah 2:2
saying: "In my distress I called to the LORD and He answered me. From the belly of Sheol I called for help, and You heard my voice.

Treasury of Scripture

I called on your name, O LORD, out of the low dungeon.

2 Chronicles 33:11,12
Wherefore the LORD brought upon them the captains of the host of the king of Assyria, which took Manasseh among the thorns, and bound him with fetters, and carried him to Babylon…

Psalm 18:5,6
The sorrows of hell compassed me about: the snares of death prevented me…

Psalm 40:1,2
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry…







Lexicon
I called on
קָרָ֤אתִי (qā·rā·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7121: To call, proclaim, read

Your name,
שִׁמְךָ֙ (šim·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8034: A name

O LORD,
יְהוָ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

out of the depths
תַּחְתִּיּֽוֹת׃ (taḥ·tî·yō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8482: Lowermost, the depths

of the Pit.
מִבּ֖וֹר (mib·bō·wr)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 953: A pit, cistern, well
(55) Out of the low dungeon.--Here, again, we have to choose between a literal reference to Jeremiah's sufferings or a figurative interpretation. The phrase is the same as that of Psalm 88:6.

Verse 55. - I called. Bunsen renders, "Then I called." But there is no connection indicated in the Hebrew between this and the preceding triad. Out of the low dungeon; literally, out of the pit of the lower parts (of the earth) - a phrase borrowed from Psalm 88:6 (Hebrew, 7). Sheol, or Hades, is signified. 3:55-66 Faith comes off conqueror, for in these verses the prophet concludes with some comfort. Prayer is the breath of the new man, drawing in the air of mercy in petitions, and returning it in praises; it proves and maintains the spiritual life. He silenced their fears, and quieted their spirits. Thou saidst, Fear not. This was the language of God's grace, by the witness of his Spirit with their spirits. And what are all our sorrows, compared with those of the Redeemer? He will deliver his people from every trouble, and revive his church from every persecution. He will save believers with everlasting salvation, while his enemies perish with everlasting destruction.
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