New American Standard Bible
For the brokenness of the daughter of my people I am broken; I mourn, dismay has taken hold of me.
King James Bible
For the hurt of the daughter of my people am I hurt; I am black; astonishment hath taken hold on me.
Darby Bible Translation
For the breach of the daughter of my people am I crushed; I go mourning; astonishment hath taken hold of me.
World English Bible
For the hurt of the daughter of my people am I hurt: I mourn; dismay has taken hold on me.
Young's Literal Translation
For a breach of the daughter of my people have I been broken, I have been black, astonishment hath seized me.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For the hurt ... hurt - literally, "Because of the breaking ... broken." These are the words of the prophet, whose heart is crushed by the cry of his countrymen.
I am black - Or, I go mourning.
LibraryWho Shall Deliver?
"Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there? why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?"--JER. viii. 22. "Return, ye backsliding children, and I will heal your backslidings. Behold, we come unto Thee; for Thou art the Lord our God."-JER. iii. 22. "Heal me, O Lord, and I shall be healed."-JER. xii. 14. "O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me out of the body of this death? I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. The law of the Spirit of life in Christ …
Andrew Murray—The Ministry of Intercession
Letter ii (A. D. 1126) to the Monk Adam
My soul, my soul! I am in anguish! Oh, my heart! My heart is pounding in me; I cannot be silent, Because you have heard, O my soul, The sound of the trumpet, The alarm of war.
"Harvest is past, summer is ended, And we are not saved."
Oh that my head were waters And my eyes a fountain of tears, That I might weep day and night For the slain of the daughter of my people!
"Judah mourns And her gates languish; They sit on the ground in mourning, And the cry of Jerusalem has ascended.
"You will say this word to them, 'Let my eyes flow down with tears night and day, And let them not cease; For the virgin daughter of my people has been crushed with a mighty blow, With a sorely infected wound.
Before them the people are in anguish; All faces turn pale.
She is emptied! Yes, she is desolate and waste! Hearts are melting and knees knocking! Also anguish is in the whole body And all their faces are grown pale!
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