Lamentations 5:1-6 NAS

A Prayer for Mercy

1 Remember, O LORD, what has befallen us; Look, and see our 1reproach!

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2 Our inheritance has been turned over to 2strangers, Our 3houses to aliens.

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3 We have become orphans 4without a father, Our mothers are like widows.

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4 aWe have to pay for our drinking 5water, Our wood comes to us at a price.

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    • ² 5:4 - Lit "We drink our water for silver"
      5 bOur pursuers are at our necks; We are worn out, there is 6no rest for us.

      References for Lamentations 5:5

        • ³ 5:5 - Lit "We have been pursued upon"
          6 We have csubmitted * to 7Egypt and Assyria dto get enough bread.

          References for Lamentations 5:6

            • ´ 5:6 - Lit "given the hand to"
            • µ 5:6 - Lit "to be satisfied with"