Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Lamentations 3:48

Context
NETBible

Streams 1  of tears flow from my eyes 2  because my people 3  are destroyed. 4 

XREF

Ps 119:136; Jer 4:19; Jer 9:1,18; Jer 13:17; La 2:11,18; Ro 9:1-3

NET © Notes

tn Heb “canals.” The phrase “canals of water” (eye water = tears) is an example of hyperbole. The English idiom “streams of tears” is also hyperbolic.

tn Heb “my eyes flow down with canals of water.”

tn Heb “the daughter of my people,” or “the Daughter, my people.”

tn Heb “because of the destruction of [the daughter of my people].”



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