Lamentations 5:17-22 NIV

17 Because of this our hearts1 are faint,2 because of these things our eyes3 grow dim4

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18 for Mount Zion,5 which lies desolate,6 with jackals prowling over it.

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19 You, O LORD, reign forever;7 your throne endures8 from generation to generation.

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20 Why do you always forget us?9 Why do you forsake10 us so long?

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21 Restore11 us to yourself, O LORD, that we may return; renew our days as of old

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22 unless you have utterly rejected us12 and are angry with us beyond measure.13

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