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Chapter 5 :: Lamentations

Lamentations 5:1  -  Remember, O LORD, what is come upon us: consider, and behold our reproach.

Lamentations 5:2  -  Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.

Lamentations 5:3  -  We are orphans and fatherless, our mothers are as widows.

Lamentations 5:4  -  We have drunken our water for money; our wood is sold unto us.

Lamentations 5:5  -  Our necks are under persecution: we labour, and have no rest.

Lamentations 5:6  -  We have given the hand to the Egyptians, and to the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.

Lamentations 5:7  -  Our fathers have sinned, and are not; and we have borne their iniquities.

Lamentations 5:8  -  Servants have ruled over us: there is none that doth deliver us out of their hand.

Lamentations 5:9  -  We gat our bread with the peril of our lives because of the sword of the wilderness.

Lamentations 5:10  -  Our skin was black like an oven because of the terrible famine.

Lamentations 5:11  -  They ravished the women in Zion, and the maids in the cities of Judah.

Lamentations 5:12  -  Princes are hanged up by their hand: the faces of elders were not honoured.

Lamentations 5:13  -  They took the young men to grind, and the children fell under the wood.

Lamentations 5:14  -  The elders have ceased from the gate, the young men from their musick.

Lamentations 5:15  -  The joy of our heart is ceased; our dance is turned into mourning.

Lamentations 5:16  -  The crown is fallen from our head: woe unto us, that we have sinned!

Lamentations 5:17  -  For this our heart is faint; for these things our eyes are dim.

Lamentations 5:18  -  Because of the mountain of Zion, which is desolate, the foxes walk upon it.

Lamentations 5:19  -  Thou, O LORD, remainest for ever; thy throne from generation to generation.

Lamentations 5:20  -  Wherefore dost thou forget us for ever, and forsake us so long time?

Lamentations 5:21  -  Turn thou us unto thee, O LORD, and we shall be turned; renew our days as of old.

Lamentations 5:22  -  But thou hast utterly rejected us; thou art very wroth against us.

6:13 am, Saturday, May 27, 2017 (UTC; +0000)
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