The hearts of the people cry out to the Lord. O wall of the Daughter of Zion, let your tears run down like a river day and night. Give yourself no relief, and your eyes no rest.
Cross ReferencesPsalm 119:136
My eyes shed streams of tears because Your law is not obeyed.
I call with all my heart; answer me, O LORD! I will obey Your statutes.
Oh, that my head were a spring of water, and my eyes a fountain of tears, I would weep day and night over the slain daughter of my people.
She weeps aloud in the night, with tears upon her cheeks. Among all her lovers there is no one to comfort her. All her friends have betrayed her; they have become her enemies.
For these things I weep; my eyes flow with tears. For there is no one nearby to comfort me, no one to revive my soul. My children are destitute because the enemy has prevailed.
The LORD determined to destroy the wall of the Daughter of Zion. He stretched out a measuring line and did not withdraw His hand from destroying. He made the ramparts and walls lament; together they waste away.
Streams of tears flow from my eyes over the destruction of the daughter of my people.
My eyes overflow unceasingly, without relief,
They do not cry out to Me from their hearts when they wail upon their beds. They slash themselves for grain and new wine, but turn away from Me.
For the stones will cry out from the wall, and the rafters will echo it from the woodwork.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Isaiah 26:16, 17
Lamentations 1:2, 16
Lamentations 3:48, 49
Jeremiah 9:1, 17, 18
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