Lamentations 1:6
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New International Version
All the splendor has departed from Daughter Zion. Her princes are like deer that find no pasture; in weakness they have fled before the pursuer.

King James Bible
And from the daughter of Zion all her beauty is departed: her princes are become like harts that find no pasture, and they are gone without strength before the pursuer.

Darby Bible Translation
And from the daughter of Zion all her splendour is departed: her princes are become like harts that find no pasture; and they are gone without strength before the pursuer.

World English Bible
From the daughter of Zion all her majesty is departed: her princes are become like harts that find no pasture, they are gone without strength before the pursuer.

Young's Literal Translation
And go out from the daughter of Zion doth all her honour, Her princes have been as harts -- They have not found pasture, And they go powerless before a pursuer.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Her adversaries are the chief - They have now supreme dominion over the whole land.

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2 Kings 19:21 This is the word that the LORD has spoken concerning him; The virgin the daughter of Zion has despised you, and laughed you to scorn...

Psalm 48:2,3 Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King...

Isaiah 1:21 How is the faithful city become an harlot! it was full of judgment; righteousness lodged in it; but now murderers.

Isaiah 4:5 And the LORD will create on every dwelling place of mount Zion, and on her assemblies, a cloud and smoke by day...

Isaiah 12:6 Cry out and shout, you inhabitant of Zion: for great is the Holy One of Israel in the middle of you.

Zephaniah 3:14-17 Sing, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel; be glad and rejoice with all the heart, O daughter of Jerusalem...

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Lamentations 2:1-7 How has the LORD covered the daughter of Zion with a cloud in his anger, and cast down from heaven to the earth the beauty of Israel...

Psalm 50:2 Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God has shined.

Psalm 96:9 O worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness: fear before him, all the earth.

Psalm 132:12,13 If your children will keep my covenant and my testimony that I shall teach them...

Jeremiah 52:8,11,13 But the army of the Chaldeans pursued after the king, and overtook Zedekiah in the plains of Jericho...

Ezekiel 7:20-22 As for the beauty of his ornament, he set it in majesty...

Ezekiel 11:22,23 Then did the cherubim lift up their wings, and the wheels beside them; and the glory of the God of Israel was over them above...

Ezekiel 24:21,25 Speak to the house of Israel, Thus said the Lord GOD; Behold, I will profane my sanctuary, the excellency of your strength...

her princes

Leviticus 26:36,37 And on them that are left alive of you I will send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies...

Deuteronomy 28:25 The LORD shall cause you to be smitten before your enemies: you shall go out one way against them, and flee seven ways before them...

Deuteronomy 32:30 How should one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight, except their Rock had sold them, and the LORD had shut them up?

Joshua 7:12,13 Therefore the children of Israel could not stand before their enemies, but turned their backs before their enemies...

Psalm 44:9-11 But you have cast off, and put us to shame; and go not forth with our armies...

Jeremiah 29:4 Thus said the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, to all that are carried away captives...

Jeremiah 48:41 Kerioth is taken, and the strong holds are surprised...

Jeremiah 51:30-32 The mighty men of Babylon have declined to fight, they have remained in their holds: their might has failed; they became as women...

Jeremiah 52:7 Then the city was broken up, and all the men of war fled...

harts

Jeremiah 14:5,6 Yes, the hind also calved in the field, and forsook it, because there was no grass...

Jeremiah 47:3 At the noise of the stamping of the hoofs of his strong horses, at the rushing of his chariots, and at the rumbling of his wheels...

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No Sorrow Like Messiah's Sorrow
Is it nothing to you, all you who pass by? Behold, and see, if there be any sorrow like unto my sorrow! A lthough the Scriptures of the Old Testament, the law of Moses, the Psalms, and the Prophecies (Luke 24:44) , bear an harmonious testimony to MESSIAH ; it is not necessary to suppose that every single passage has an immediate and direct relation to Him. A method of exposition has frequently obtained [frequently been in vogue], of a fanciful and allegorical cast [contrivance], under the pretext
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1

Meditations for one that is Like to Die.
If thy sickness be like to increase unto death, then meditate on three things:--First, How graciously God dealeth with thee. Secondly, From what evils death will free thee. Thirdly, What good death will bring unto thee. The first sort of Meditations are, to consider God's favourable dealing with thee. 1. Meditate that God uses this chastisement of thy body but as a medicine to cure thy soul, by drawing thee, who art sick in sin, to come by repentance unto Christ, thy physician, to have thy soul healed
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Cross References
Leviticus 26:36
"'As for those of you who are left, I will make their hearts so fearful in the lands of their enemies that the sound of a windblown leaf will put them to flight. They will run as though fleeing from the sword, and they will fall, even though no one is pursuing them.

2 Kings 25:4
Then the city wall was broken through, and the whole army fled at night through the gate between the two walls near the king's garden, though the Babylonians were surrounding the city. They fled toward the Arabah,

2 Kings 25:5
but the Babylonian army pursued the king and overtook him in the plains of Jericho. All his soldiers were separated from him and scattered,

Jeremiah 13:18
Say to the king and to the queen mother, "Come down from your thrones, for your glorious crowns will fall from your heads."

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