Lamentations 4:18
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New International Version
People stalked us at every step, so we could not walk in our streets. Our end was near, our days were numbered, for our end had come.

King James Bible
They hunt our steps, that we cannot go in our streets: our end is near, our days are fulfilled; for our end is come.

Darby Bible Translation
They hunted our steps, that we could not go in our streets: our end is near, our days are fulfilled; for our end is come.

World English Bible
They hunt our steps, so that we can't go in our streets: Our end is near, our days are fulfilled; for our end is come.

Young's Literal Translation
They have hunted our steps from going in our broad-places, Near hath been our end, fulfilled our days, For come hath our end.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

We cannot go in our streets - Supposed to refer to the darts and other missiles cast from the mounds which they had raised on the outside of the walls, by which those who walked in the streets were grievously annoyed, and could not shield themselves.

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Lamentations 3:52 My enemies chased me sore, like a bird, without cause.

1 Samuel 24:14 After whom is the king of Israel come out? after whom do you pursue? after a dead dog, after a flea.

2 Kings 25:4,5 And the city was broken up, and all the men of war fled by night by the way of the gate between two walls...

Job 10:16 For it increases. You hunt me as a fierce lion: and again you show yourself marvelous on me.

Psalm 140:11 Let not an evil speaker be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him.

Jeremiah 16:16 Behold, I will send for many fishers, said the LORD, and they shall fish them; and after will I send for many hunters...

Jeremiah 39:4,5 And it came to pass, that when Zedekiah the king of Judah saw them, and all the men of war, then they fled...

Jeremiah 52:7-9 Then the city was broken up, and all the men of war fled...

our end is near

Jeremiah 1:12 Then said the LORD to me, You have well seen: for I will hasten my word to perform it.

Jeremiah 51:33 For thus said the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; The daughter of Babylon is like a threshing floor, it is time to thresh her...

Ezekiel 7:2-12 Also, you son of man, thus said the Lord GOD to the land of Israel; An end, the end is come on the four corners of the land...

Ezekiel 12:22,23,27 Son of man, what is that proverb that you have in the land of Israel, saying, The days are prolonged, and every vision fails...

Amos 8:2 And he said, Amos, what see you? And I said, A basket of summer fruit. Then said the LORD to me...

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Our two messages we will try to deliver in their order; we shall then want your attention and patience for a minute while we answer the question--Why the difference? and then we will press upon each character the force of the message, that each may be led to believe what is addressed to him. I. Our FIRST MESSAGE IS ONE OF COMFORT. "The punishment of thine iniquity is accomplished, O daughter of Zion; he will no more carry thee away into captivity." 1. We find, at the outset, a joyous fact. Read it
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 8: 1863

It Will be Attempted to Give a Complete List of his Writings In
chronological order; those included in this volume will be marked with an asterisk and enumerated in this place without remark. The figures prefixed indicate the probable date. (1) 318: *Two books contra Gentes,' viz. c. Gent. and De Incarn. (2) 321-2: *Depositio Arii (on its authorship, see Introd.) (3) 328-373: *Festal Letters. (4) 328-335? *Ecthesis or Expositio Fidei. (5) Id.? *In Illud Omnia, etc. (6) 339: *Encyclica ad Episcopos ecclesiæ catholicæ. (7) 343: *Sardican Letters (46,
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Cross References
Jeremiah 5:31
The prophets prophesy lies, the priests rule by their own authority, and my people love it this way. But what will you do in the end?

Jeremiah 16:16
"But now I will send for many fishermen," declares the LORD, "and they will catch them. After that I will send for many hunters, and they will hunt them down on every mountain and hill and from the crevices of the rocks.

Ezekiel 7:2
"Son of man, this is what the Sovereign LORD says to the land of Israel: "'The end! The end has come upon the four corners of the land!

Amos 8:2
"What do you see, Amos?" he asked. "A basket of ripe fruit," I answered. Then the LORD said to me, "The time is ripe for my people Israel; I will spare them no longer.

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