New Living Translation
The parched tongues of their little ones stick to the roofs of their mouths in thirst. The children cry for bread, but no one has any to give them.
King James Bible
The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst: the young children ask bread, and no man breaketh it unto them.
Darby Bible Translation
The tongue of the sucking child cleaveth to the roof of his mouth for thirst; the young children ask bread, no man breaketh it unto them.
World English Bible
The tongue of the nursing child clings to the roof of his mouth for thirst: The young children ask bread, and no man breaks it to them.
Young's Literal Translation
Cleaved hath the tongue of a suckling unto his palate with thirst, Infants asked bread, a dealer out they have none.
Lamentations 4:4 Parallel
CommentaryLamentations 4:4 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe Holy Spirit and the Incarnation of the Word. ...
The Holy Spirit and the Incarnation of the Word. We have seen how Justin declared that it was not permissible to regard "the Spirit" and "the Power" that came upon the Virgin as any other than the Word of God Himself. And we also noted in passing that Theophilus of Antioch spoke of the Word as being "Spirit of God" and "Power of the Highest," the second of which designations comes from Luke i. 35. We have now to ask whether the language of Irenæus corresponds with this interpretation and makes …
Irenæus—The Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching
That the Ruler Relax not his Care for the Things that are Within in his Occupation among the Things that are Without, nor Neglect to Provide
What Messiah did the Jews Expect?
The Upbringing of Jewish Children
We wipe even the dust of your town from our feet to show that we have abandoned you to your fate. And know this--the Kingdom of God is near!'
you will serve your enemies whom the LORD will send against you. You will be left hungry, thirsty, naked, and lacking in everything. The LORD will put an iron yoke on your neck, oppressing you harshly until he has destroyed you.
My strength has dried up like sunbaked clay. My tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth. You have laid me in the dust and left me for dead.
The nobles send servants to get water, but all the wells are dry. The servants return with empty pitchers, confused and desperate, covering their heads in grief.
They cry out to their mothers, "We need food and drink!" Their lives ebb away in the streets like the life of a warrior wounded in battle. They gasp for life as they collapse in their mothers' arms.
Jump to PreviousBeg Bread Breaketh Breaks Breast Child Children Cleaved Cleaves Cleaveth Drink Fixed Food Gives Infant Infants Little Mouth Need Nursling Ones Palate Roof Sucking Suckling Thirst Tongue Young
Jump to NextBeg Bread Breaketh Breaks Breast Child Children Cleaved Cleaves Cleaveth Drink Fixed Food Gives Infant Infants Little Mouth Need Nursling Ones Palate Roof Sucking Suckling Thirst Tongue Young
LinksLamentations 4:4 NIV
Lamentations 4:4 NLT
Lamentations 4:4 ESV
Lamentations 4:4 NASB
Lamentations 4:4 KJV
Lamentations 4:4 Bible Apps
Lamentations 4:4 Biblia Paralela
Lamentations 4:4 Chinese Bible
Lamentations 4:4 French Bible
Lamentations 4:4 German Bible
Lamentations 4:4 Commentaries