Lamentations 4:5
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New International Version
Those who once ate delicacies are destitute in the streets. Those brought up in royal purple now lie on ash heaps.

King James Bible
They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.

Darby Bible Translation
They that fed delicately are desolate in the streets; they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dung-hills.

World English Bible
Those who did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: Those who were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.

Young's Literal Translation
Those eating of dainties have been desolate in out-places, Those supported on scarlet have embraced dunghills.

Lamentations 4:5 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Embrace dunghills - Lie on straw or rubbish, instead of the costly carpets and sofas on which they formerly stretched themselves.

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that die

Deuteronomy 28:54-56 So that the man that is tender among you, and very delicate, his eye shall be evil toward his brother, and toward the wife of his bosom...

Isaiah 3:16-26 Moreover the LORD said, Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with stretched forth necks and wanton eyes...

Isaiah 24:6-12 Therefore has the curse devoured the earth, and they that dwell therein are desolate: therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned...

Isaiah 32:9-14 Rise up, you women that are at ease; hear my voice, you careless daughters; give ear to my speech...

Jeremiah 6:2,3 I have likened the daughter of Zion to a comely and delicate woman...

Amos 6:3-7 You that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near...

Luke 7:25 But what went you out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? Behold, they which are gorgeously appareled, and live delicately...

1 Timothy 5:6 But she that lives in pleasure is dead while she lives.

Revelation 18:7-9 How much she has glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she said in her heart...

brought

2 Samuel 1:24 You daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet, with other delights, who put on ornaments of gold on your apparel.

Proverbs 31:21 She is not afraid of the snow for her household: for all her household are clothed with scarlet.

Luke 16:19 There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:

embrace

Job 24:8 They are wet with the showers of the mountains, and embrace the rock for want of a shelter.

Jeremiah 9:21,22 For death is come up into our windows, and is entered into our palaces, to cut off the children from without...

Luke 15:16 And he would fain have filled his belly with the husks that the swine did eat: and no man gave to him.

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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

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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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