Behold, O LORD, how distressed I am. I am churning within; my heart is overturned, for I have been most rebellious. Outside, the sword bereaves; inside, there is death.
Cross ReferencesDeuteronomy 32:25
Outside, the sword will take their children, and inside, terror will strike the young man and the young woman, the infant and the gray-haired man.
I am numb and badly crushed; I groan in anguish of heart.
Therefore my heart laments for Moab like a harp, my inmost being for Kir-hareseth.
If I go out to the country, I see those slain by the sword; if I enter the city, I see those ravaged by famine! For both prophet and priest travel to a land they do not know."
We acknowledge our wickedness, O LORD, the guilt of our fathers; indeed, we have sinned against You.
Jerusalem has sinned greatly; therefore she has become an object of scorn. All who honored her now despise her, for they have seen her nakedness; she herself groans and turns away.
My eyes fail from weeping; I am churning within. My heart is poured out in grief over the destruction of the daughter of my people, because children and infants faint in the streets of the city.
we have sinned and done wrong. We have acted wickedly and rebelled. We have turned away from Your commandments and ordinances.
Chapter Outline1. The miseries of Jerusalem and of the Jews lamented
12. The attention of beholders demanded to this unprecedented case
18. The justice of God acknowledged, and his mercy supplicated.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Lamentations 1:9, 11
1 Kings 8:47-50
Psalm 51:3, 4
Luke 15:18, 19
Luke 18:13, 14
Lamentations 4:9, 10
Jeremiah 9:21, 22
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