Lamentations 4:17-22 ESV

17 1Our eyes failed, ever watching 2vainly for help; in our watching we watched for 3a nation which could not save.

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18 4They dogged our steps so that we could not walk in our streets; 5our end drew near; our days were numbered, for our end had come.

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19 Our pursuers were 6swifter than the eagles in the heavens; they chased us on the mountains; they lay in wait for us in the wilderness.

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20 7The breath of our nostrils, 8the LORD's anointed, was captured 9in their pits, of whom we said, 10"Under his shadow we shall live among the nations."

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21 11Rejoice and be glad, O daughter of Edom, you who dwell in 12the land of Uz; but to you also 13the cup shall pass; you shall become drunk and strip yourself bare.

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22 14The punishment of your iniquity, O daughter of Zion, is accomplished; he will keep you in exile no longer;a but 15your iniquity, O daughter of Edom, he will punish; he will uncover your sins.

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    • u 4:22 - Or he will not exile you again