"1Comedown and sit in the dust, O 2virgin3daughter of Babylon ; Sit on the groundwithout a throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans ! For you shall nolonger be called4tender and delicate.
2"Take the 5millstones and 6grindmeal. Remove your 7veil, 8stripoff the skirt, Uncover the leg, cross the rivers.
"Your 9nakedness will be uncovered, Your shamealso will be exposed ; I will 10takevengeance and will not aspare a man."
Our 11Redeemer, the LORD of hosts is His name, The HolyOne of Israel.
"12Sitsilently, and go into 13darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans, For you will nolonger be called The 14queen of 15kingdoms.
"I was angry with My people, I profaned My heritage And gave them into your hand. You did not showmercy to them, On the 16aged you made your yokeveryheavy.
"Yet you said, 'I will be a 17queenforever .' Thesethings you did not 18considerNorremember the 19outcome of bthem.