• 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 terriblea 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.

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