Jeremiah 9:17-19 NIV

17 This is what the LORD Almighty says: "Consider now! Call for the wailing women1 to come; send for the most skillful of them.

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18 Let them come quickly and wail over us till our eyes overflow with tears and water streams from our eyelids.2

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19 The sound of wailing is heard from Zion: 'How ruined3 we are! How great is our shame! We must leave our land because our houses are in ruins.' "

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