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bring on the day

bring on the day Lamentations 1:20-22 (JDV) Lamentations 1:20 Yahveh, see how I am in distress. I am churning within; my heart is broken, because I have been very rebellious. Outside, the sword takes the children; inside, there is death. … Continue reading

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look at my pain

look at my pain Lamentations 1:18-19 (JDV) Lamentations 1:18 Yahveh is being just, because I have rebelled against his command. Listen, all you people; look at my pain. My young women and young men have gone into captivity. Lamentations 1:19 … Continue reading

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something impure

something impure Lamentations 1:16-17 (JDV) Lamentations 1:16 I cry because of these things; my eyes flow with tears. For there is no one nearby to comfort me, no one to keep me alive. My children are desolate because the enemy … Continue reading

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trampled Lamentations 1:13-15 (JDV) Lamentations 1:13 He sent fire from high up into my bones; he made it descend. He spread a net for my feet and turned me back. He made me desolate, sick all day long. Lamentations 1:14 … Continue reading

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detested Lamentations 1:7-12 (JDV) Lamentations 1:7 During the days of her misery and homelessness Jerusalem remembers all the precious belongings that were hers in the old days. When her people fell into the adversary’s hand, she had no one to … Continue reading

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overtaken Lamentations 1:3-6 (JDV) Lamentations 1:3 Judah has gone into exile after misery and harsh slavery; she lives among the nations but finds no place to rest. All her pursuers have overtaken her in narrow places. Lamentations 1:4 The roads … Continue reading

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abandoned Lamentations 1:1-2 (JDV) Lamentations 1:1 How isolated she sits, the city which was crowded with people! She who was prominent among the nations has become like a widow. The princess among the provinces has become a compulsory laborer. Lamentations … Continue reading

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from princess to widow

Lamentations 1 Jeremiah expresses the grief felt by the city of Jerusalem as it has fallen from its prominence  and joy as a princess to experience judgment, death and sorrow, like a widow.  He knows that God has been just … Continue reading

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