The child and the old man lie on the ground in the streets; my virgins and my young men are fallen by the sword: thou hast slain [them] in the day of thine anger; thou hast killed, thou hast not spared.
“People young and old lie outside on the ground. My young women and young men have ·been killed [L fallen] by the sword. You killed them on the day of your anger; you ·killed [slaughtered] them without ·mercy [pity].
“Young men and old men lie on the ground in the streets of the city. My young women and young men have been killed by the sword. You, Lord, killed them on the day of your anger. You killed them without mercy.
Unable to go on, young and old fall, lying in the dusty streets. My strong young men and women, all unmarried, are attacked and killed by Your sword in Your anger. You are responsible for this mayhem and misery. You, God, slew without pity.
A child and an eld man lie on the earth withoutforth; my virgins and my young men fell down by sword; thou hast slain them in the day of thy strong vengeance, thou smotest and didest no mercy. (A child and an old man lie on the ground outside; my virgins and my young men fell down by the sword; thou hast killed them on the day of thy strong vengeance, thou struck them down, and showed no mercy.)
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