"Look, O LORD, and consider: Whom have you ever treated like this? Should women eat their offspring,1 the children they have cared for?2 Should priest and prophet be killed3 in the sanctuary of the Lord?421
"Young and old lie together in the dust of the streets; my young men and maidens have fallen by the sword.5 You have slain them in the day of your anger; you have slaughtered them without pity.622
"As you summon to a feast day, so you summoned against me terrors7 on every side. In the day of the LORD's anger no one escaped8 or survived; those I cared for and reared,9 my enemy has destroyed."