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.

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

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

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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.

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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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