Thursday, December 30, 2010

Lam 5

Lam 5:1  Remember, O LORD, what is come upon us: consider, and behold our reproach.
Lam 5:2  Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.
Lam 5:3  We are orphans and fatherless, our mothers are as widows.
Lam 5:4  We have drunken our water for money; our wood is sold unto us.
Lam 5:5  Our necks are under persecution: we labor, and have no rest.
Lam 5:6  We have given the hand to the Egyptians, and to the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.
Lam 5:7  Our fathers have sinned, and are not; and we have borne their iniquities.
Lam 5:8  Servants have ruled over us: there is none that doth deliver us out of their hand.
Lam 5:9  We got our bread with the peril of our lives because of the sword of the wilderness.
Lam 5:10  Our skin was black like an oven because of the terrible famine.
Lam 5:11  They ravished the women in Zion, and the maids in the cities of Judah.
Lam 5:12  Princes are hanged up by their hand: the faces of elders were not honored.
Lam 5:13  They took the young men to grind, and the children fell under the wood.
Lam 5:14  The elders have ceased from the gate, the young men from their music.
Lam 5:15  The joy of our heart is ceased; our dance is turned into mourning.
Lam 5:16  The crown is fallen from our head: woe unto us, that we have sinned!
Lam 5:17  For this our heart is faint; for these things our eyes are dim.
Lam 5:18  Because of the mountain of Zion, which is desolate, the foxes walk upon it.
Lam 5:19  Thou, O LORD, remainest forever; thy throne from generation to generation.
Lam 5:20  Wherefore dost thou forget us forever, and forsake us so long time?
Lam 5:21  Turn thou us unto thee, O LORD, and we shall be turned; renew our days as of old.
Lam 5:22  But thou hast utterly rejected us; thou art very wroth against us.