Bible VersionsKJVLamentations 1:1; Lamentations 1:19; Lamentations 2:12; Lamentations 2:15; Lamentations 5:11
Lamentations 1:1; Lamentations 1:19; Lamentations 2:12; Lamentations 2:15; Lamentations 5:11 (King James Version)
How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people! how is she become as a widow! she that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary!
I called for my lovers , but they deceived me: my priests and mine elders gave up the ghost in the city, while they sought their meat to relieve their souls.
They say to their mothers, Where is corn and wine? when they swooned as the wounded in the streets of the city, when their soul was poured out into their mothers' bosom.
All that pass by clap their hands at thee; they hiss and wag their head at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying, Is this the city that men call The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth?
They ravished the women in Zion, and the maids in the cities of Judah.
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