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bring us back

bring us back Lamentations 5:21-22 (JDV) Lamentations 5:21 Yahveh, bring us back to yourself, so we may return; renew our days as in former times, Lamentations 5:22 unless you are so intensely angry with us that you have completely rejected … Continue reading

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not forgotten

not forgotten Lamentations 5:19-20 (JDV) Lamentations 5:19 You, Yahveh, are enthroned forever; your throne endures from generation to generation. Lamentations 5:20 Why do you continually forget us, abandon us for our entire lives? not forgotten The lamenter has no doubt … Continue reading

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how civilizations collapse

how civilizations collapse Lamentations 5:16b-18 (JDV) Lamentations 5:16b Tragedy to us, because we have failed. Lamentations 5:17 Because of this, our heart is sick; because of these, our eyes grow dim: Lamentations 5:18 because of Mount Zion, which lies desolate … Continue reading

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complaint department

complaint department Lamentations 5:9-16a (JDV) Lamentations 5:9 We secure our food at the risk of our lives because of the sword in the open country. Lamentations 5:10 Our skin is as hot as an oven from the ravages of hunger. … Continue reading

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lost inheritance

lost inheritance Lamentations 5:1-8 (JDV) Lamentations 5:1 Yahveh, remember what has happened to us. Look, and see our disgrace! Lamentations 5:2 Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, our houses to foreigners. Lamentations 5:3 We have become orphans, fatherless; … Continue reading

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no promise

Lamentations 5 In perfect hindsight, the community now looks back and sees all the joy and peace Jerusalem once had before the LORD judged them.  They realize that they are bearing the consequences of their fathers sinning by rejecting the … Continue reading

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