Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Lamentations 4:13


מ (Mem) But it happened 1  due to the sins of her prophets 2  and the iniquities of her priests, who poured out in her midst the blood of the righteous.


Jer 2:20; Jer 5:31; Jer 6:13; Jer 14:14; Jer 23:11-21; Jer 26:8,9; La 2:14; Eze 22:26-28; Mic 3:11,12; Zep 3:3,4; Mt 23:31,33-37; Lu 11:47-51; Ac 7:52; 1Th 2:15,16

NET © Notes

tn These words do not appear in the Hebrew, but are supplied to make sense of the line. The introductory causal preposition מִן (min) (“because”) indicates that this phrase – or something like it – is implied through elision.

tn There is no main verb in the verse; it is an extended prepositional phrase. One must either assume a verbal idea such as “But it happened due to…” or connect it to the following verses, which themselves are quite difficult. The former option was employed in the present translation.

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