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

World English Bible (WEB) New International Version (NIV)
1 Remember, Yahweh, what has come on us: Look, and see our reproach. 1 Remember, O LORD, what has happened to us; look, and see our disgrace.
2 Our inheritance is turned to strangers, Our houses to aliens. 2 Our inheritance has been turned over to aliens, our homes to foreigners.
3 We are orphans and fatherless; Our mothers are as widows. 3 We have become orphans and fatherless, our mothers like widows.
4 We have drunken our water for money; Our wood is sold to us. 4 We must buy the water we drink; our wood can be had only at a price.
5 Our pursuers are on our necks: We are weary, and have no rest. 5 Those who pursue us are at our heels; we are weary and find no rest.
6 We have given the hand to the Egyptians, To the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread. 6 We submitted to Egypt and Assyria to get enough bread.