Lamentations 4:6
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
The punishment of the daughter of my people is greater than that of Sodom, which was overthrown in an instant without a hand turned to help her.

Young's Literal Translation
And greater is the iniquity of the daughter of my people, Than the sin of Sodom, That was overturned as [in] a moment, And no hands were stayed on her.

King James Bible
For the punishment of the iniquity of the daughter of my people is greater than the punishment of the sin of Sodom, that was overthrown as in a moment, and no hands stayed on her.

The punishment
עֲוֺ֣ן (‘ă·wōn)
Noun - common singular construct
Strong's 5771: Iniquity, guilt, punishment for iniquity

of the daughter
בַּת־ (baṯ-)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 1323: A daughter

of my people
עַמִּ֔י (‘am·mî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock

is greater
וַיִּגְדַּל֙ (way·yiḡ·dal)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1431: To grow up, become great

than [that]
מֵֽחַטַּ֖את (mê·ḥaṭ·ṭaṯ)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 2403: An offence, its penalty, occasion, sacrifice, expiation, an offender

of Sodom,
סְדֹ֑ם (sə·ḏōm)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 5467: Sodom -- a Canaanite city near the Dead Sea

which was overthrown
הַֽהֲפוּכָ֣ה (ha·hă·p̄ū·ḵāh)
Article | Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - feminine singular
Strong's 2015: To turn about, over, to change, overturn, return, pervert

כְמוֹ־ (ḵə·mōw-)
Strong's 3644: Like, as, when

an instant
רָ֔גַע (rā·ḡa‘)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 7281: A wink, a very short space of time

וְלֹא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

a hand
יָדָֽיִם׃ (yā·ḏā·yim)
Noun - fd
Strong's 3027: A hand

turned toward her.
חָ֥לוּ (ḥā·lū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 2342: To twist, whirl, to dance, to writhe in pain, fear, to wait, to pervert


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