Lamentations 5:17-22 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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17 Because of this our hearts are faint, because of these things our eyes grow dim 17 Because of this our hearts are faint, because of these things our eyes grow dim
18 for Mount Zion, which lies desolate, with jackals prowling over it. 18 for Mount Zion, which lies desolate, with jackals prowling over it.
19 You, O LORD, reign forever; your throne endures from generation to generation. 19 You, O LORD, reign forever; your throne endures from generation to generation.
20 Why do you always forget us? Why do you forsake us so long? 20 Why do you always forget us? Why do you forsake us so long?
21 Restore us to yourself, O LORD, that we may return; renew our days as of old 21 Restore us to yourself, O LORD, that we may return; renew our days as of old
22 unless you have utterly rejected us and are angry with us beyond measure. 22 unless you have utterly rejected us and are angry with us beyond measure.