We hoped for peace1 but no good has come, for a time of healing but there was only terror.2
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The snorting of the enemy's horses3 is heard from Dan;4 at the neighing of their stallions the whole land trembles.5 They have come to devour6 the land and everything in it, the city and all who live there."
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"See, I will send venomous snakes7 among you, vipers that cannot be charmed,8 and they will bite you," declares the LORD.
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O my Comforter in sorrow, my heart is faint9 within me.
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Listen to the cry of my people from a land far away:10 "Is the LORD not in Zion? Is her King11 no longer there?" "Why have they provoked12 me to anger with their images, with their worthless13 foreign idols?"14
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"The harvest is past, the summer has ended, and we are not saved."
Since my people are crushed,15 I am crushed; I mourn,16 and horror grips me.
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Is there no balm in Gilead?17 Is there no physician18 there? Why then is there no healing19 for the wound of my people?
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