Jeremiah 14:17-22 NIV

17 "Speak this word to them: " 'Let my eyes overflow with tears1 night and day without ceasing; for my virgin2 daughter--my people-- has suffered a grievous wound, a crushing blow.3

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18 If I go into the country, I see those slain by the sword; if I go into the city, I see the ravages of famine.4 Both prophet and priest have gone to a land they know not.5' "

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19 Have you rejected Judah completely?6 Do you despise Zion? Why have you afflicted us so that we cannot be healed?7 We hoped for peace but no good has come, for a time of healing but there is only terror.8

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20 O LORD, we acknowledge9 our wickedness and the guilt of our fathers;10 we have indeed sinned11 against you.

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21 For the sake of your name12 do not despise us; do not dishonor your glorious throne.13 Remember your covenant14 with us and do not break it.

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22 Do any of the worthless idols15 of the nations bring rain?16 Do the skies themselves send down showers? No, it is you, O LORD our God. Therefore our hope is in you, for you are the one who does all this.17

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