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Passage Lookup: Lamentations 5

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Lamentations 5:1
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Remember, Lord , what has happened to us; look, and see our disgrace.(a)
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Lamentations 5:2
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Our inheritance(b) has been turned over to strangers,(c) our homes(d) to foreigners.(e)
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Lamentations 5:3
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We have become fatherless, our mothers are widows.(f)
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Lamentations 5:4
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We must buy the water we drink;(g) our wood can be had only at a price.(h)
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Lamentations 5:5
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Those who pursue us are at our heels; we are weary(i) and find no rest.(j)
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Lamentations 5:6
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We submitted to Egypt and Assyria(k) to get enough bread.
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Lamentations 5:7
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Our ancestors(l) sinned and are no more, and we bear their punishment.(m)
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Lamentations 5:8
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Slaves(n) rule over us, and there is no one to free us from their hands.(o)
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Lamentations 5:9
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We get our bread at the risk of our lives because of the sword in the desert.
Lamentations 5:10
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Our skin is hot as an oven, feverish from hunger.(p)
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Lamentations 5:11
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Women have been violated(q) in Zion, and virgins in the towns of Judah.
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Lamentations 5:12
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Princes have been hung up by their hands; elders(r) are shown no respect.(s)
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Lamentations 5:13
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Young men toil at the millstones; boys stagger under loads of wood.
Lamentations 5:14
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The elders are gone from the city gate; the young men have stopped their music.(t)
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Lamentations 5:15
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Joy is gone from our hearts; our dancing has turned to mourning.(u)
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Lamentations 5:16
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The crown(v) has fallen from our head.(w) Woe to us, for we have sinned!(x)
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Lamentations 5:17
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Because of this our hearts(y) are faint,(z) because of these things our eyes(aa) grow dim(ab)
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Lamentations 5:18
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for Mount Zion,(ac) which lies desolate,(ad) with jackals prowling over it.
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Lamentations 5:19
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You, Lord , reign forever;(ae) your throne endures(af) from generation to generation.
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Lamentations 5:20
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Why do you always forget us?(ag) Why do you forsake(ah) us so long?
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Lamentations 5:21
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Restore(ai) us to yourself, Lord , that we may return; renew our days as of old
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Lamentations 5:22
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unless you have utterly rejected us(aj) and are angry with us beyond measure.(ak)
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