Lamentations 2:16
Text Analysis
6475 [e]פָּצ֨וּ
have openedV-Qal-Perf-3cp
5921 [e]עָלַ֤יִךְ
against youPrep | 2fs
6310 [e]פִּיהֶם֙
their mouthN-msc | 3mp
3605 [e]כָּל־
341 [e]א֣וֹיְבַ֔יִךְ
your enemiesV-Qal-Prtcpl-mpc | 2fs
8319 [e]שָֽׁרְקוּ֙
they hissV-Qal-Perf-3cp
2786 [e]וַיַּֽחַרְקוּ־
and gnashConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3mp
8127 [e]שֵׁ֔ן
[their] teethN-cs
559 [e]אָמְר֖וּ
They sayV-Qal-Perf-3cp
1104 [e]בִּלָּ֑עְנוּ
we have swallowed [her] upV-Piel-Perf-1cp
389 [e]אַ֣ךְ
2088 [e]זֶ֥ה
this [is]Pro-ms
3117 [e]הַיּ֛וֹם
the dayArt | N-ms
6960 [e]שֶׁקִּוִּינֻ֖הוּ
we have waited forPro-r | V-Piel-Perf-1cp | 3ms
4672 [e]מָצָ֥אנוּ
we have found [it]V-Qal-Perf-1cp
7200 [e]רָאִֽינוּ׃
we have seen [it]V-Qal-Perf-1cp

Hebrew Texts
איכה 2:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
פָּצ֨וּ עָלַ֤יִךְ פִּיהֶם֙ כָּל־אֹ֣ויְבַ֔יִךְ שָֽׁרְקוּ֙ וַיַּֽחַרְקוּ־שֵׁ֔ן אָמְר֖וּ בִּלָּ֑עְנוּ אַ֣ךְ זֶ֥ה הַיֹּ֛ום שֶׁקִּוִּינֻ֖הוּ מָצָ֥אנוּ רָאִֽינוּ׃ ס

איכה 2:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
פצו עליך פיהם כל־אויביך שרקו ויחרקו־שן אמרו בלענו אך זה היום שקוינהו מצאנו ראינו׃ ס

איכה 2:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
פצו עליך פיהם כל־אויביך שרקו ויחרקו־שן אמרו בלענו אך זה היום שקוינהו מצאנו ראינו׃ ס

איכה 2:16 Hebrew Bible
פצו עליך פיהם כל אויביך שרקו ויחרקו שן אמרו בלענו אך זה היום שקוינהו מצאנו ראינו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
All your enemies Have opened their mouths wide against you; They hiss and gnash their teeth. They say, "We have swallowed her up! Surely this is the day for which we waited; We have reached it, we have seen it."

King James Bible
All thine enemies have opened their mouth against thee: they hiss and gnash the teeth: they say, We have swallowed her up: certainly this is the day that we looked for; we have found, we have seen it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
All your enemies open their mouths against you. They hiss and gnash their teeth, saying, "We have swallowed her up. This is the day we have waited for! We have lived to see it."
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