Jeremiah 9:20-22 NIV

20 Now, O women, hear the word of the LORD; open your ears to the words of his mouth.1 Teach your daughters how to wail; teach one another a lament.2

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21 Death has climbed in through our windows3 and has entered our fortresses; it has cut off the children from the streets and the young men4 from the public squares.

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22 Say, "This is what the LORD declares: " 'The dead bodies of men will lie like refuse5 on the open field, like cut grain behind the reaper, with no one to gather them.' "

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