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Lamentations 5 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:1 - Remember, LORD, what has happened to us; look, and see our disgrace.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:2 - Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, our homes to foreigners.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:3 - We have become fatherless, our mothers are widows.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:4 - We must buy the water we drink; our wood can be had only at a price.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:5 - Those who pursue us are at our heels; we are weary and find no rest.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:6 - We submitted to Egypt and Assyria to get enough bread.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:7 - Our ancestors sinned and are no more, and we bear their punishment.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:8 - Slaves rule over us, and there is no one to free us from their hands.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:9 - We get our bread at the risk of our lives because of the sword in the desert.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:10 - Our skin is hot as an oven, feverish from hunger.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:11 - Women have been violated in Zion, and virgins in the towns of Judah.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:12 - Princes have been hung up by their hands; elders are shown no respect.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:13 - Young men toil at the millstones; boys stagger under loads of wood.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:14 - The elders are gone from the city gate; the young men have stopped their music.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:15 - Joy is gone from our hearts; our dancing has turned to mourning.

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

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:17 - Because of this our hearts are faint, because of these things our eyes grow dim

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:18 - for Mount Zion, which lies desolate, with jackals prowling over it.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:19 - You, LORD, reign forever; your throne endures from generation to generation.

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:20 - Why do you always forget us? Why do you forsake us so long?

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:21 - Restore us to yourself, LORD, that we may return; renew our days as of old

Unchecked Copy BoxLam 5:22 - unless you have utterly rejected us and are angry with us beyond measure.
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