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Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

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Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

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Lamentations 5 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:1 -
Remember, O Jehovah, what is come upon us:
Behold, and see our reproach.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:2 -
Our inheritance is turned unto strangers,
Our houses unto aliens.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:3 -
We are orphans and fatherless;
Our mothers are as widows.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:4 -
We have drunken our water for money;
Our wood is sold unto us.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:5 -
Our pursuers are upon our necks:
We are weary, and have no rest.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:6 -
We have given the hand to the Egyptians,
And to the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:7 -
Our fathers sinned, and are not;
And we have borne their iniquities.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:8 -
Servants rule over us:
There is none to deliver us out of their hand.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:9 -
We get our bread at the peril of our lives,
Because of the sword of the wilderness.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:10 -
Our skin is black like an oven,
Because of the burning heat of famine.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:11 -
They ravished the women in Zion,
The virgins in the cities of Judah.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:12 -
Princes were hanged up by their hand:
The faces of elders were not honored.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:13 -
The young men bare the mill;
And the children stumbled under the wood.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:14 -
The elders have ceased from the gate,
The young men from their music.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:15 -
The joy of our heart is ceased;
Our dance is turned into mourning.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:16 -
The crown is fallen from our head:
Woe unto us! for we have sinned.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:17 -
For this our heart is faint;
For these things our eyes are dim;

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:18 -
For the mountain of Zion, which is desolate:
The foxes walk upon it.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:19 -
Thou, O Jehovah, abidest for ever;
Thy throne is from generation to generation.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:20 -
Wherefore dost thou forget us for ever,
And forsake us so long time?

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:21 -
Turn thou us unto thee, O Jehovah, and we shall be turned;
Renew our days as of old.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:22 -
But thou hast utterly rejected us;
Thou art very wroth against us.

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

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