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

 
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1 Remember, O LORD, what has happened to us; look, and see our disgrace. 1 Remember, O LORD, what has happened to us; look, and see our disgrace.
2 Our inheritance has been turned over to aliens, our homes to foreigners. 2 Our inheritance has been turned over to aliens, our homes to foreigners.
3 We have become orphans and fatherless, our mothers like widows. 3 We have become orphans and fatherless, our mothers like widows.
4 We must buy the water we drink; our wood can be had only at a price. 4 We must buy the water we drink; our wood can be had only at a price.
5 Those who pursue us are at our heels; we are weary and find no rest. 5 Those who pursue us are at our heels; we are weary and find no rest.
6 We submitted to Egypt and Assyria to get enough bread. 6 We submitted to Egypt and Assyria to get enough bread.