Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Lamentations 5:12

Context
NET ©

Princes were hung by their hands; elders were mistreated. 1 

NIV ©

Princes have been hung up by their hands; elders are shown no respect.

NASB ©

Princes were hung by their hands; Elders were not respected.

NLT ©

Our princes are being hanged by their thumbs, and the old men are treated with contempt.

MSG ©

They hanged our princes by their hands, dishonored our elders.

BBE ©

Their hands put princes to death by hanging: the faces of old men were not honoured.

NRSV ©

Princes are hung up by their hands; no respect is shown to the elders.

NKJV ©

Princes were hung up by their hands, And elders were not respected.


KJV
Princes
<08269>
are hanged up
<08518> (8738)
by their hand
<03027>_:
the faces
<06440>
of elders
<02205>
were not honoured
<01921> (8738)_.
NASB ©
Princes
<08269>
were hung
<08518>
by their hands
<03027>
; Elders
<02205>
were not respected
<01921>
.
HEBREW
wrdhn
<01921>
al
<03808>
Mynqz
<02205>
ynp
<06440>
wltn
<08518>
Mdyb
<03027>
Myrv (5:12)
<08269>
LXXM
arcontev
<758
N-NPM
en
<1722
PREP
cersin
<5495
N-DPF
autwn
<846
D-GPM
ekremasyhsan {V-API-3P} presbuteroi
<4245
A-NPMC
ouk
<3364
ADV
edoxasyhsan
<1392
V-API-3P
NET © [draft] ITL
Princes
<08269>
were hung
<08518>
by their hands
<03027>
; elders
<02205>
were mistreated
<01921>
.
NET ©

Princes were hung by their hands; elders were mistreated. 1 

NET © Notes

tn Heb “elders were shown no respect.” The phrase “shown no respect” is an example of tapeinosis, a figurative expression of understatement: to show no respect to elders = to terribly mistreat elders.



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