Lamentations 5:1-8 NIV

1 Remember, LORD, what has happened to us; look, and see our disgrace.

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2 Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, our homes to foreigners.

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3 We have become fatherless, our mothers are widows.

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4 We must buy the water we drink; our wood can be had only at a price.

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5 Those who pursue us are at our heels; we are weary and find no rest.

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6 We submitted to Egypt and Assyria to get enough bread.

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7 Our ancestors sinned and are no more, and we bear their punishment.

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8 Slaves rule over us, and there is no one to free us from their hands.

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