Read Lamentations 1:19 Using Other Translations
I called for my lovers, but they deceived me: my priests and mine elders gave up the ghost in the city, while they sought their meat to relieve their souls.
"I called to my lovers, but they deceived me; my priests and elders perished in the city, while they sought food to revive their strength.
“I begged my allies for help, but they betrayed me. My priests and leaders starved to death in the city, even as they searched for food to save their lives.