Jeremiah 20:11-18New American Standard Bible (NASB)
11 But the Lord is with me like a dread champion; Therefore my persecutors will stumble and not prevail. They will be utterly ashamed, because they have [a]failed, With an everlasting disgrace that will not be forgotten. 12 Yet, O Lord of hosts, You who test the righteous, Who see the [b]mind and the heart; Let me see Your vengeance on them; For to You I have set forth my cause. 13 Sing to the Lord, praise the Lord! For He has delivered the soul of the needy one From the hand of evildoers.
14 Cursed be the day when I was born; Let the day not be blessed when my mother bore me! 15 Cursed be the man who brought the news To my father, saying, “A [c]baby boy has been born to you!” And made him very happy. 16 But let that man be like the cities Which the Lordoverthrew without [d]relenting, And let him hear an outcry in the morning And a [e]shout of alarm at noon; 17 Because he did not kill me [f]before birth, So that my mother would have been my grave, And her womb ever pregnant. 18 Why did I ever come forth from the womb To look on trouble and sorrow, So that my days have been spent in shame?
33 When the [a]sixth hour came, darkness [b]fell over the whole land until the [c]ninth hour.34 At the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?” which is translated, “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?”
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