Woe is me for my hurt!
&c.] Or "breach" F1; which was made upon the people of the Jews, when besieged, taken, and carried captive; with whom the prophet heartily sympathized, and considered their calamities and distresses as his own; for these are the words of the prophet, lamenting the sad estate of his people. My wound is grievous;
causes grief, is very painful, and hard to be endured: but I said;
within himself, after he had thoroughly considered the matter: this is a grief;
an affliction, a trial, and exercise: and I must bear it;
patiently and quietly, since it is of God, and is justly brought upon the people for their sins.