Lamentations 5:15
New International Version
Joy is gone from our hearts; our dancing has turned to mourning.

New Living Translation
Joy has left our hearts; our dancing has turned to mourning.

English Standard Version
The joy of our hearts has ceased; our dancing has been turned to mourning.

Berean Study Bible
Joy has left our hearts; our dancing has turned to mourning.

King James Bible
The joy of our heart is ceased; our dance is turned into mourning.

New King James Version
The joy of our heart has ceased; Our dance has turned into mourning.

New American Standard Bible
The joy of our hearts has ended; Our dancing has been turned into mourning.

NASB 1995
The joy of our hearts has ceased; Our dancing has been turned into mourning.

NASB 1977
The joy of our hearts has ceased; Our dancing has been turned into mourning.

Amplified Bible
The joy of our hearts has ended; Our dancing has been turned into mourning.

Christian Standard Bible
Joy has left our hearts; our dancing has turned to mourning.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Joy has left our hearts; our dancing has turned to mourning.

American Standard Version
The joy of our heart is ceased; Our dance is turned into mourning.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The joy of our hearts has ceased. Our joy has turned into grieving

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The joy of our heart has ceased; our dance is turned into mourning.

Contemporary English Version
Our hearts are sad; instead of dancing, we mourn.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The joy of our heart is ceased, our dancing is turned into mourning.

English Revised Version
The joy of our heart is ceased; our dance is turned into mourning.

Good News Translation
Happiness has gone out of our lives; grief has taken the place of our dances.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
There is no joy left in our hearts. Our dancing has turned into mourning.

International Standard Version
The joy of our hearts has ceased, and our dancing has turned into dirges.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The joy of our heart is ceased; Our dance is turned into mourning.

Literal Standard Version
The joy of our heart has ceased, "" Our dancing has been turned to mourning.

NET Bible
Our hearts no longer have any joy; our dancing is turned to mourning.

New Heart English Bible
The joy of our heart has ceased; our dancing is turned into mourning.

World English Bible
The joy of our heart is ceased; Our dance is turned into mourning.

Young's Literal Translation
Ceased hath the joy of our heart, Turned to mourning hath been our dancing.

Additional Translations ...
Context
A Prayer for Restoration
14The elders have left the city gate; the young men have stopped their music. 15Joy has left our hearts; our dancing has turned to mourning. 16The crown has fallen from our head. Woe to us, for we have sinned!…

Cross References
Jeremiah 25:10
Moreover, I will banish from them the sounds of joy and gladness, the voices of the bride and bridegroom, the sound of the millstones, and the light of the lamp.

Amos 8:10
I will turn your feasts into mourning and all your songs into lamentation. I will cause everyone to wear sackcloth and every head to be shaved. I will make it like a time of mourning for an only son, and its outcome like a bitter day.


Treasury of Scripture

The joy of our heart is ceased; our dance is turned into mourning.

our dance

Psalm 30:11
Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness;

Amos 6:4-7
That lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the stall; …

Amos 8:10
And I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation; and I will bring up sackcloth upon all loins, and baldness upon every head; and I will make it as the mourning of an only son, and the end thereof as a bitter day.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Joy
מְשׂ֣וֹשׂ (mə·śō·wś)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4885: Exultation, rejoicing

has left
שָׁבַת֙ (šā·ḇaṯ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7673: To repose, desist from exertion

our hearts;
לִבֵּ֔נוּ (lib·bê·nū)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common plural
Strong's 3820: The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre

our dancing
מְחֹלֵֽנוּ׃ (mə·ḥō·lê·nū)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common plural
Strong's 4234: A, dance

has turned
נֶהְפַּ֥ךְ (neh·paḵ)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2015: To turn about, over, to change, overturn, return, pervert

to mourning.
לְאֵ֖בֶל (lə·’ê·ḇel)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 60: Lamentation


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