La:4:19: Our persecutors are swifter than the eagles of the heaven: they pursued us upon the mountains, they laid wait for us in the wilderness.
La:4:20: The breath of our nostrils, the anointed of the LORD, was taken in their pits, of whom we said, Under his shadow we shall live among the heathen.
La:4:21: Rejoice and be glad, O daughter of Edom, that dwellest in the land of Uz; the cup also shall pass through unto thee: thou shalt be drunken, and shalt make thyself naked.
La:4:22: The punishment of thine iniquity is accomplished, O daughter of Zion; he will no more carry thee away into captivity: he will visit thine iniquity, O daughter of Edom; he will discover thy sins.
La:5:1: Remember, O LORD, what is come upon us: consider, and behold our reproach.
La:5:2: Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.
La:5:3: We are orphans and fatherless, our mothers are as widows.
La:5:4: We have drunken our water for money; our wood is sold unto us.
La:5:5: Our necks are under persecution: we labour, and have no rest.
La:5:6: We have given the hand to the Egyptians, and to the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.
La:5:7: Our fathers have sinned, and are not; and we have borne their iniquities.
La:5:8: Servants have ruled over us: there is none that doth deliver us out of their hand.
La:5:9: We gat our bread with the peril of our lives because of the sword of the wilderness.
La:5:10: Our skin was black like an oven because of the terrible famine.
La:5:11: They ravished the women in Zion, and the maids in the cities of Judah.
La:5:12: Princes are hanged up by their hand: the faces of elders were not honoured.
La:5:13: They took the young men to grind, and the children fell under the wood.
La:5:14: The elders have ceased from the gate, the young men from their musick.
La:5:15: The joy of our heart is ceased; our dance is turned into mourning.
La:5:16: The crown is fallen from our head: woe unto us, that we have sinned!
La:5:17: For this our heart is faint; for these things our eyes are dim.
La:5:18: Because of the mountain of Zion, which is desolate, the foxes walk upon it.
La:5:19: Thou, O LORD, remainest for ever; thy throne from generation to generation.
La:5:20: Wherefore dost thou forget us for ever, and forsake us so long time?
La:5:21: Turn thou us unto thee, O LORD, and we shall be turned; renew our days as of old.
La:5:22: But thou hast utterly rejected us; thou art very wroth against us.