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Lamentations 4:17-22

NIV 17 Moreover, our eyes failed, looking in vain for help; from our towers we watched for a nation that could not save us. NIV 17 Moreover, our eyes failed, looking in vain for help; from our towers we watched for a nation that could not save us. NIV 18 Men stalked us at every step, so we could not walk in our streets. Our end was near, our days were numbered, for our end had come. NIV 18 Men stalked us at every step, so we could not walk in our streets. Our end was near, our days were numbered, for our end had come. NIV 19 Our pursuers were swifter than eagles in the sky; they chased us over the mountains and lay in wait for us in the desert. NIV 19 Our pursuers were swifter than eagles in the sky; they chased us over the mountains and lay in wait for us in the desert. NIV 20 The LORD's anointed, our very life breath, was caught in their traps. We thought that under his shadow we would live among the nations. NIV 20 The LORD's anointed, our very life breath, was caught in their traps. We thought that under his shadow we would live among the nations. NIV 21 Rejoice and be glad, O Daughter of Edom, you who live in the land of Uz. But to you also the cup will be passed; you will be drunk and stripped naked. NIV 21 Rejoice and be glad, O Daughter of Edom, you who live in the land of Uz. But to you also the cup will be passed; you will be drunk and stripped naked. NIV 22 O Daughter of Zion, your punishment will end; he will not prolong your exile. But, O Daughter of Edom, he will punish your sin and expose your wickedness. NIV 22 O Daughter of Zion, your punishment will end; he will not prolong your exile. But, O Daughter of Edom, he will punish your sin and expose your wickedness.