(A)A lion has gone up from his thicket,
    a destroyer of nations has set out;
    he has gone out from his place
to make your land a waste;
    your cities will be ruins
    (B)without inhabitant.
For this (C)put on sackcloth,
    lament and wail,
for (D)the fierce anger of the Lord
    has not turned back from us.”

“In that day, declares the Lord, (E)courage shall fail both king and officials. The priests shall be appalled and the prophets astounded.”

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