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Lamentations 5

1 - Remember, O LORD, what is come upon us: consider, and behold our reproach.
2 - Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.
3 - We are orphans and fatherless, our mothers [are] as widows.
4 - We have drunken our water for money; our wood is sold unto us.
5 - Our necks [are] under persecution: we labour, [and] have no rest.
6 - We have given the hand [to] the Egyptians, [and to] the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.
7 - Our fathers have sinned, [and are] not; and we have borne their iniquities.
8 - Servants have ruled over us: [there is] none that doth deliver [us] out of their hand.
9 - We gat our bread with [the peril of] our lives because of the sword of the wilderness.
10 - Our skin was black like an oven because of the terrible famine.
11 - They ravished the women in Zion, [and] the maids in the cities of Judah.
12 - Princes are hanged up by their hand: the faces of elders were not honoured.
13 - They took the young men to grind, and the children fell under the wood.
14 - The elders have ceased from the gate, the young men from their musick.
15 - The joy of our heart is ceased; our dance is turned into mourning.
16 - The crown is fallen [from] our head: woe unto us, that we have sinned!
17 - For this our heart is faint; for these [things] our eyes are dim.
18 - Because of the mountain of Zion, which is desolate, the foxes walk upon it.
19 - Thou, O LORD, remainest for ever; thy throne from generation to generation.
20 - Wherefore dost thou forget us for ever, [and] forsake us so long time?
21 - Turn thou us unto thee, O LORD, and we shall be turned; renew our days as of old.
22 - But thou hast utterly rejected us; thou art very wroth against us.

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The Holy Bible, King James Version. New York: American Bible Society:, 2010. Jan 22, 2018.

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