201My tent is destroyed, and all my cords are broken; my children have gone from me, 2and they are not; there is no one to spread my tent again and 3to set up my curtains.
214For the shepherds 5are stupid and do not inquire of the LORD; therefore they have not prospered, 6and all their flock is scattered.
A voice, a rumor! Behold, it comes!-- 7a great commotion out of the north country to make 8the cities of Judah a desolation, 9a lair of jackals.
2310I know, O LORD, that the way of man is not in himself, that it is not in man who walks to direct his steps.
2411Correct me, O LORD, but in justice; not in your anger, lest you bring me to nothing.
2512Pour out your wrath on the nations that know you not, and on the peoples that call not on your name, 13for they have devoured Jacob; they have devoured him and consumed him, and have laid waste his habitation.