New Living Translation
Young men are led away to work at millstones, and boys stagger under heavy loads of wood.
King James Bible
They took the young men to grind, and the children fell under the wood.
Darby Bible Translation
The young men have borne the mill, and the youths have stumbled under the wood.
World English Bible
The young men bare the mill; The children stumbled under the wood.
Young's Literal Translation
Young men to grind they have taken, And youths with wood have stumbled.
Lamentations 5:13 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:13 Fell - Not being able to stand under the burdens laid upon them.
So the Philistines captured him and gouged out his eyes. They took him to Gaza, where he was bound with bronze chains and forced to grind grain in the prison.
No wonder I am so angry! Watch how the children gather wood and the fathers build sacrificial fires. See how the women knead dough and make cakes to offer to the Queen of Heaven. And they pour out liquid offerings to their other idol gods!
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