Lamentations 5:1-6 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Remember, O LORD, what has befallen us; Look, and see our reproach ! 1 Remember, O LORD, what has happened to us; look, and see our disgrace.
2 Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, Our houses to aliens. 2 Our inheritance has been turned over to aliens, our homes to foreigners.
3 We have become orphans without a father, Our mothers are like widows. 3 We have become orphans and fatherless, our mothers like widows.
4 We have to pay for our drinking water, Our wood comes to us at a price. 4 We must buy the water we drink; our wood can be had only at a price.
5 Our pursuers are at our necks ; We are worn out, there is no rest for us. 5 Those who pursue us are at our heels; we are weary and find no rest.
6 We have submitted to Egypt and Assyria to get enough bread. 6 We submitted to Egypt and Assyria to get enough bread.