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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 :: Darby Translation (DBY)

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

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

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

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:4 - Our water have we to drink for money, our wood cometh unto us for a price.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:5 - Our pursuers are on our necks: we are weary, we have no rest.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:6 - We have given the hand to Egypt, and to Asshur, to be satisfied with bread.

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

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:8 - Bondmen rule over us: there is no deliverer out of their hand.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:9 - We have to get our bread at the risk of our lives, because of the sword of the wilderness.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:10 - Our skin gloweth like an oven, because of the burning heat of the famine.

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

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:12 - Princes were hanged up by their hand; the faces of elders were not honoured.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:13 - The young men have borne the mill, and the youths have 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 hath 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 have grown dim,

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:18 - Because of the mountain of Zion, which is desolate: foxes walk over it.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:19 - Thou, Jehovah, dwellest for ever; thy throne is from generation to generation.

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

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

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:22 - Or is it that thou hast utterly rejected us? Wouldest thou be exceeding wroth against us?

J. N. Darby translated the bible in 1890. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

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