17 The Light of Israel will become a fire,(A)
    their Holy One(B) a flame;
in a single day it will burn and consume
    his thorns(C) and his briers.(D)

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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He has withdrawn his right hand(B)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.

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