Lamentations 5:9-19 NIV

9 We get our bread at the risk of our lives because of the sword in the desert.
10 Our skin is hot as an oven, feverish from hunger.1

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11 Women have been ravished2 in Zion, and virgins in the towns of Judah.

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12 Princes have been hung up by their hands; elders3 are shown no respect.4

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13 Young men toil at the millstones; boys stagger under loads of wood.
14 The elders are gone from the city gate; the young men have stopped their music.5

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15 Joy is gone from our hearts; our dancing has turned to mourning.6

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16 The crown7 has fallen from our head.8 Woe to us, for we have sinned!9

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17 Because of this our hearts10 are faint,11 because of these things our eyes12 grow dim13

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18 for Mount Zion,14 which lies desolate,15 with jackals prowling over it.

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19 You, O LORD, reign forever;16 your throne endures17 from generation to generation.

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