19 They set fire(A) to God’s temple(B) and broke down the wall(C) of Jerusalem; they burned all the palaces and destroyed(D) everything of value there.(E)

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In fierce anger he has cut off
    every horn[a][b](A) of Israel.
He has withdrawn his right hand(B)
    at the approach of the enemy.
He has burned in Jacob like a flaming fire
    that consumes everything around it.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Lamentations 2:3 Or off / all the strength; or every king
  2. Lamentations 2:3 Horn here symbolizes strength.