The joyful timbrels(A) are stilled,
    the noise(B) of the revelers(C) has stopped,
    the joyful harp(D) is silent.(E)

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The Lord will surely comfort(A) Zion(B)
    and will look with compassion on all her ruins;(C)
he will make her deserts like Eden,(D)
    her wastelands(E) like the garden of the Lord.
Joy and gladness(F) will be found in her,
    thanksgiving(G) and the sound of singing.

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13 I will put an end(A) to your noisy songs,(B) and the music of your harps(C) will be heard no more.(D)

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You lie on beds adorned with ivory
    and lounge on your couches.(A)
You dine on choice lambs
    and fattened calves.(B)
You strum away on your harps(C) like David
    and improvise on musical instruments.(D)
You drink wine(E) by the bowlful
    and use the finest lotions,
    but you do not grieve(F) over the ruin of Joseph.(G)
Therefore you will be among the first to go into exile;(H)
    your feasting and lounging will end.(I)

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