14 The elders are gone from the city gate; the young men have stopped their music.
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15 Joy is gone from our hearts; our dancing has turned to mourning.
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16 The crown has fallen from our head. Woe to us, for we have sinned!
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17 Because of this our hearts are faint, because of these things our eyes grow dim
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18 for Mount Zion, which lies desolate, with jackals prowling over it.
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19 You, LORD, reign forever; your throne endures from generation to generation.
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20 Why do you always forget us? Why do you forsake us so long?
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21 Restore us to yourself, LORD, that we may return; renew our days as of old
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22 unless you have utterly rejected us and are angry with us beyond measure.
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