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Lamentations 4:10

10  aThe hands of bcompassionate women

chave boiled their own children;

dthey became their food

during the destruction of the daughter of my people.

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Lamentations 4:10 — The New International Version (NIV)

10 With their own hands compassionate women

have cooked their own children,

who became their food

when my people were destroyed.

Lamentations 4:10 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

10 The hands of the pitiful women have sodden their own children:

They were their meat in the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Lamentations 4:10 — New Living Translation (NLT)

10 Tenderhearted women

have cooked their own children.

They have eaten them

to survive the siege.

Lamentations 4:10 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

10 The hands of the compassionate women

Have cooked their own children;

They became food for them

In the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Lamentations 4:10 — New Century Version (NCV)

10 With their own hands kind women

cook their own children.

They became food

when my people were destroyed.

Lamentations 4:10 — American Standard Version (ASV)

10 The hands of the pitiful women have boiled their own children;

They were their food in the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Lamentations 4:10 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

10 The hands of pitiful women have boiled their own children: they were their meat in the ruin of the daughter of my people.

Lamentations 4:10 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

10 The hands of loving mothers cooked their own children. 

The children were used for food by my people 

when they were being destroyed ⸤by a blockade⸥. 

Lamentations 4:10 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

10 The hands of compassionate women

have cooked their own children;

they became their food

during the destruction of my dear people.

Lamentations 4:10 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

10 The hands of compassionate women

have boiled their own children;

they became their food

in the destruction of my people.

Lamentations 4:10 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

10 The hands of compassionate women,

have cooked their children;

they became as something to eat

in the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Lamentations 4:10 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

10 With their own hands, loving mothers

have had to cook even their own children.

They ate their children

when my people were destroyed.

Lamentations 4:10 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

10 The hands of compassionate women

Boiled their own children;

They became food for them

Because of the destruction of the daughter of my people.


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