"Is it nothing to you, all you who pass by?1 Look around and see. Is any suffering like my suffering2 that was inflicted on me, that the LORD brought on me in the day of his fierce anger?313
"From on high he sent fire, sent it down into my bones.4 He spread a net5 for my feet and turned me back. He made me desolate,6 faint7 all the day long.
"My sins have been bound into a yokea;8 by his hands they were woven together. They have come upon my neck and the Lord has sapped my strength. He has handed me over9 to those I cannot withstand.
"The Lord has rejected all the warriors in my midst;10 he has summoned an army11 against me tob crush my young men.12 In his winepress13 the Lord has trampled14 the Virgin Daughter15 of Judah.