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Lamentations 5

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    Lamentations 5:1 Remember, O LORD, what is come on 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 to us.
    Lamentations 5:5 Our necks are under persecution: we labor, 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 does deliver us out of their hand.
    Lamentations 5:9 We got 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 honored.
    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 music.
    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 to 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 on it.
    Lamentations 5:19 You, O LORD, remain for ever; your throne from generation to generation.
    Lamentations 5:20 Why do you forget us for ever, and forsake us so long time?
    Lamentations 5:21 Turn you us to you, O LORD, and we shall be turned; renew our days as of old.
    Lamentations 5:22 But you have utterly rejected us; you are very wroth against us.

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