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Lamentations 5 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:1 - Remember, O LORD, what is come upon us: consider, and behold 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 - We have drunken our water for money; our wood is sold unto us.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:5 - Our necks are under persecution: we labour, 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 have sinned, and are not; and we have borne their iniquities.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:8 - Servants have ruled over us: there is none that doth deliver us out of their hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:9 - We gat our bread with the peril of our lives because of the sword of the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:10 - Our skin was black like an oven because of the terrible famine.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:11 - They ravished the women in Zion, and the maids in the cities of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:12 - Princes are hanged up by their hand: the faces of elders were not honoured.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:13 - They took the young men to grind, and the children fell under the wood.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:14 - The elders have ceased from the gate, the young men from their musick.
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, that 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 - Because of the mountain of Zion, which is desolate, the foxes walk upon it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:19 - Thou, O LORD, remainest for ever; thy throne 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 LORD, 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.
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The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769.
Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. Within the United Kingdom, the rights to the KJV are vested in the Crown.

For more information on this translation, see the KJV Preface.

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Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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