Category Archives: Lamentations

Buying Water to Drink

Remember, Lord , what has happened to us; look, and see our disgrace.   Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, our homes to foreigners.   We have become fatherless, our mothers are widows.   We must buy the water we drink; … Continue reading

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From the Depths of the Pit

Those who were my enemies without cause hunted me like a bird.   They tried to end my life in a pit and threw stones at me;   the waters closed over my head, and I thought I was about to perish.   … Continue reading

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No prayer can get through

Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the Lord .   Let us lift up our hearts and our hands to God in heaven, and say:   “We have sinned and rebelled and you have not … Continue reading

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Headwaters

The Lord has done what he planned; he has fulfilled his word, which he decreed long ago. He has overthrown you without pity, he has let the enemy gloat over you, he has exalted the horn of your foes.   The … Continue reading

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The cloud of his anger

How the Lord has covered Daughter Zion with the cloud of his anger ! He has hurled down the splendor of Israel from heaven to earth; he has not remembered his footstool in the day of his anger.   Without pity … Continue reading

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This is why I weep

This is why I weep and my eyes overflow with tears. No one is near to comfort me, no one to restore my spirit. My children are destitute because the enemy has prevailed.”   Zion stretches out her hands, but there … Continue reading

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No Resting Place

How deserted lies the city, once so full of people! How like a widow is she, who once was great among the nations! She who was queen among the provinces has now become a slave.   Bitterly she weeps at night, … Continue reading

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