8 Under their wings qon their four sides rthey had human hands. 14  nThe old men have left the city gate. 9  jWe get our bread at the peril of our lives. bthe object of their taunts all day long. 23 And under the expanse their wings were mstretched out straight, one toward another. 4 The tongue of the nursing infant (E)sticks    to the roof of its mouth for thirst;(F)the children beg for food,    but no one gives to them. eyou have killed them in the day of your anger, 22  You summoned as if to ga festival day. English Standard Version Update. 20 (AF)The breath of our nostrils, (AG)the Lord's anointed,    was captured (AH)in their pits,of whom we said, (AI)“Under his shadow    we shall live among the nations.”. English Standard Version (ESV) Bible Book List. 5 And from the midst of it came the likeness of mfour living creatures. And they sparkled plike burnished bronze. k He has cast down from heaven to earth. 47  ppanic and pitfall have come upon us. 20 jWherever the spirit wanted to go, they went, and the wheels rose along with them, jfor the spirit of the living creatures6 was in the wheels. 4 (A)How the gold has grown dim,    how the pure gold is changed!The holy stones lie scattered    (B)at the head of every street. 4  He has made my flesh and my skin waste away; 7  rHe has walled me about so that sI cannot escape; 9  rhe has blocked my ways with blocks of stones; 11  vhe turned aside my steps and utore me to pieces; 14  aI have become the laughingstock of all peoples. The Lord Has Destroyed Without Pity. Font Size. rour dancing has been turned to mourning. 8 (J)Now their face is blacker than soot;    they are not recognized in the streets;their skin has shriveled on their bones;    it has become as dry as wood. And the four had their faces and their wings thus: Lamentations 4:7-8. there is none to deliver us from their hand. Away! sEach one of them went straight forward, qwithout turning as they went. 43  “You have wrapped yourself with anger and pursued us, 44  myou have wrapped yourself with a cloud. And when I saw it, bI fell on my face, and I heard the voice of one speaking. 20  tThe breath of our nostrils, uthe Lord’s anointed. 12 sAnd each went straight forward. 13 As for the likeness of the living creatures, their appearance was wlike burning coals of fire, wlike the appearance of torches moving to and fro among the living creatures. Each creature had two wings, each of which touched the wing of another, while utwo covered their bodies. 11  eThe Lord gave full vent to his wrath; 12  gThe kings of the earth did not believe, 13  This was for hthe sins of her prophets. Lamentations 4 - ESV: How the gold has grown dim, how the pure gold is changed! ehe has delivered into the hand of the enemy, fthey raised a clamor in the house of the Lord. xAnd the fire was bright, and out of the fire went forth lightning. 7 Her princes were purer than snow, whiter than milk; their bodies were more ruddy than coral, the beauty of their form was like sapphire. When they stood still, they let down their wings. Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. English Standard Version (ESV) Bible Book List. 2 On the fifth day of the month (it was ethe fifth year of fthe exile of King Jehoiachin), The holy stones lie scattered at the head of every street. 16  lThe Lord himself6 has scattered them; so that we could not walk in our streets; rour end drew near; our days were numbered. but the daughter of my people has become cruel. Lamentations 4. 19 hAnd when the living creatures went, the wheels went beside them; iand when the living creatures rose from the earth, the wheels rose. 26 And above the expanse over their heads there was tthe likeness of a throne, tin appearance ulike sapphire;7 and seated above the likeness of a throne was va likeness with a human appearance. 18 And their rims were tall and awesome, gand the rims of all four were full of eyes all around.