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Lamentations 4:5

Those who once feasted on delicacies

perish in the streets;

wthose who were brought up in purple

embrace ash heaps.

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Lamentations 4:5 — The New International Version (NIV)

Those who once ate delicacies

are destitute in the streets.

Those brought up in royal purple

now lie on ash heaps.

Lamentations 4:5 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets:

They that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.

Lamentations 4:5 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The people who once ate the richest foods

now beg in the streets for anything they can get.

Those who once wore the finest clothes

now search the garbage dumps for food.

Lamentations 4:5 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Those who ate delicacies

Are desolate in the streets;

Those who were brought up in scarlet

Embrace ash heaps.

Lamentations 4:5 — New Century Version (NCV)

Those who once ate fine foods

are now starving in the streets.

People who grew up wearing nice clothes

now pick through trash piles.

Lamentations 4:5 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets:

They that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills.

Lamentations 4:5 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

They that fed delicately are desolate in the streets; they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dung-hills.

Lamentations 4:5 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Those who used to eat delicacies are now destitute in the streets.

Those who used to wear expensive clothes now pick through piles of garbage.

Lamentations 4:5 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Those who used to eat delicacies

are destitute in the streets;

those who were reared in purple garments

huddle in garbage heaps.

Lamentations 4:5 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Those who feasted on delicacies

perish in the streets;

those who were brought up in purple

cling to ash heaps.

Lamentations 4:5 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

The ones who eat delicacies,

they are ruined in the streets;

the ones nurtured in purple

lie on piles of trash.

Lamentations 4:5 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

Those who once ate fine food

are dying in the streets.

Those who wore fancy clothes

are now lying on piles of trash.

Lamentations 4:5 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Those who ate delicacies

Are desolate in the streets;

Those reared in purple

Embrace ash pits.