KJV LexiconThe ways
a road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb
Tsijon (as a permanent capital), a mountain of Jerusalem -- Zion.
lamenting -- mourn(-er, -ing).
because none come
to go or come (in a wide variety of applications)
to the solemn feasts
appointed (sign, time), (place of, solemn) assembly, congregation, (set, solemn) feast, (appointed, due) season, solemn(-ity), synogogue, (set) time (appointed).
all her gates
an opening, i.e. door or gate -- city, door, gate, port (-er).
to stun (or intransitively, grow numb), i.e. devastate or (figuratively) stupefy (both usually in a passive sense)
literally, one officiating, a priest; also (by courtesy) an acting priest (although a layman) -- chief ruler, own, priest, prince, principal officer.
to sigh -- groan, mourn, sigh.
a virgin (from her privacy); sometimes (by continuation) a bride; also (figuratively) a city or state -- maid, virgin.
to grieve -- afflict, cause grief, grieve, sorrowful, vex.
and she is in bitterness
to be (causatively, make) bitter
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
The roads of Zion are in mourning Because no one comes to the appointed feasts. All her gates are desolate; Her priests are groaning, Her virgins are afflicted, And she herself is bitter.
King James Bible
The ways of Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn feasts: all her gates are desolate: her priests sigh, her virgins are afflicted, and she is in bitterness.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
The roads to Zion mourn, for no one comes to the appointed festivals. All her gates are deserted; her priests groan, her young women grieve, and she herself is bitter.
International Standard Version
The roads that lead to Zion are in mourning, because no one travels to the festivals. All her gates are desolate; her priests are moaning. Her young women are grieving, and she is bitter.
The roads to Zion mourn because no one travels to the festivals. All her city gates are deserted; her priests groan. Her virgins grieve; she is in bitter anguish!
GOD'S WORD® Translation
"The roads to Zion are deserted. No one comes to the annual festivals. No one passes through any of its gates. Its priests are groaning. Its young women are made to suffer. Zion is bitter.
King James 2000 Bible
The roads to Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn feasts: all her gates are desolate: her priests sigh, her virgins are afflicted, and she is in bitterness.
Lamentations 1:4 NIV
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