Lamentations 3:5
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
He has besieged me and surrounded me with bitterness and hardship.

Young's Literal Translation
He hath built up against me, And setteth round poverty and weariness.

King James Bible
He hath builded against me, and compassed [me] with gall and travail.

He has besieged
בָּנָ֥ה (bā·nāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1129: To build

עָלַ֛י (‘ā·lay)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

and surrounded me
וַיַּקַּ֖ף (way·yaq·qap̄)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5362: To strike, to knock together, surround, circulate

with bitterness
רֹ֥אשׁ (rōš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7219: A poisonous plant, the poppy, poison

and hardship.
וּתְלָאָֽה׃ (ū·ṯə·lā·’āh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 8513: Weariness, hardship


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