Cross-references

Explore similar Bible verses on Lamentations 2:20 in English Standard Version

"Look, O Lord, and see! With whom have you dealt thus? Should women eat the fruit of their womb, the children of their tender care? Should priest and prophet be killed in the sanctuary of the Lord?"

  • Jer 19:9 And I will make them eat the flesh of their sons and their daughters, and everyone shall eat the flesh of his neighbor in the siege and in the distress, with which their enemies and those who seek their life afflict them.’
  • La 1:22 “Let all their evildoing come before you, and deal with them as you have dealt with me because of all my transgressions; for my groans are many, and my heart is faint.”
  • La 2:22 You summoned as if to a festival day my terrors on every side, and on the day of the anger of the Lord no one escaped or survived; those whom I held and raised my enemy destroyed.
  • La 4:10 The hands of compassionate women have boiled their own children; they became their food during the destruction of the daughter of my people.
  • La 4:13 This was for the sins of her prophets and the iniquities of her priests, who shed in the midst of her the blood of the righteous.