New International Version
I called on your name, LORD, from the depths of the pit.
King James Bible
I called upon thy name, O LORD, out of the low dungeon.
Darby Bible Translation
I called upon thy name, Jehovah, out of the lowest pit.
World English Bible
I called on your name, Yahweh, out of the lowest dungeon.
Young's Literal Translation
I called Thy name, O Jehovah, from the lower pit.
Lamentations 3:55 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Mine enemies chased me - From this to the end of the chapter the prophet speaks of his own personal sufferings, and especially of those which he endured in the dungeon. See Jeremiah 38:6, etc.
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You have put me in the lowest pit, in the darkest depths.
A song of ascents. Out of the depths I cry to you, LORD;
He said: "In my distress I called to the LORD, and he answered me. From deep in the realm of the dead I called for help, and you listened to my cry.
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