39Judah has gone into exile because of affliction and hard servitude; 10she dwells now among the nations, 11but finds no resting place; her pursuers have all overtaken her in the midst of her distress.a
Jerusalem remembers in the days of her affliction and wandering 21all the precious things that were hers from 22days of old. When her people fell into the hand of the foe, and there was none to help her, her foes gloated over her; they 23mocked at her downfall.
"My transgressions were bounde into 45a yoke; by his hand they were fastened together; they were set upon my neck; he caused my strength to fail; the Lord gave me into the hands of those whom I cannot withstand.
"They heardf59my groaning, yet 60there is no one to comfort me. All my enemies have heard of my trouble; 61they are glad that you have done it. You have broughtg the day you announced; 62now let them be as I am.