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19 Woe is me because of my injury.
    My wound is severe.
I said, “Truly this is my sickness,
    and I must bear it.
20 My tent is destroyed,
    and all my tent cords are broken.
My sons have gone away from me,
    they no longer live.
There is no one to pitch my tent again
    and set up my curtains.
21 Because the shepherds are stupid[a]
    and don’t seek[b] the Lord,
therefore, they don’t prosper,
    and their flock is scattered.

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  1. Jeremiah 10:21 I.e. like a beast
  2. Jeremiah 10:21 Or inquire of