Lamentations 5:14-22 CSB

14 The elders have left the city gate, the young men, their music.
15 Joy has left our hearts; our dancing has turned to mourning.
16 The crown has fallen from our head.a Woe to us, for we have sinned.b

References for Lamentations 5:16

    • f 5:16 - Jb 19:9; Isa 28:3; Jr 13:18
    • g 5:16 - Jr 8:14; 14:20; Dn 9:11
      17 Because of this, our heart is sick; because of these, our eyes grow dim:c

      References for Lamentations 5:17

        • h 5:17 - Ps 69:23; Ec 12:3
          18 because of Mount Zion, which lies desolate [and has] jackals prowling in it.d

          References for Lamentations 5:18

            • i 5:18 - Isa 13:19-22; 34:11-15
              19 You, Lord, are enthroned forever; Your throne endures from generation to generation.e

              References for Lamentations 5:19

                • j 5:19 - Ps 9:7; 102:12
                  20 Why have You forgotten us forever,f abandoned us for [our] entire lives?

                  References for Lamentations 5:20

                      21 Lord, restore us to Yourself, so we may return;g renew our days as in former times,

                      References for Lamentations 5:21

                        • l 5:21 - Jr 15:19; 31:18
                          22 unless You have completely rejected us and are intensely angry with us.