Lamentations 5:12
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
8269: chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, princefrom an unused word
were hungנִתְל֔וּ
8518: to hanga prim. root
by their hands;בְּיָדָ֣ם
3027: handa prim. root
2205: oldfrom the same as zaqan
were not respected.נֶהְדָּֽרוּ׃
1921: to honor, adorn, perhaps to swella prim. root

KJV Lexicon
sar  (sar)
a head person (of any rank or class) -- captain (that had rule), chief (captain), general, governor, keeper, lord, (-task-)master, prince(-ipal), ruler, steward.
are hanged up
talah  (taw-law')
to suspend (especially to gibbet) -- hang (up).
by their hand
yad  (yawd)
a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.),
the faces
paniym  (paw-neem')
the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.)
of elders
zaqen  (zaw-kane')
old -- aged, ancient (man), elder(-est), old (man, men and...women), senator.
were not honoured
hadar  (haw-dar')
to swell up (literally or figuratively, active or passive); by implication, to favor or honour, be high or proud -- countenance, crooked place, glorious, honour, put forth.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Princes were hung by their hands; Elders were not respected.

King James Bible
Princes are hanged up by their hand: the faces of elders were not honoured.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Princes are hung up by their hands; elders are shown no respect.

International Standard Version
Princes they have hung by their hands; elders they have disrespected.

NET Bible
Princes were hung by their hands; elders were mistreated.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[Our] leaders are hung by their hands. [Our] older leaders are shown no respect.

King James 2000 Bible
Princes were hung up by their hands: the faces of elders were not honored.
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