Sorrow for the Doomed Nation

19 O my (A)soul, my soul!
I am pained in my very heart!
My heart makes a noise in me;
I cannot hold my peace,
Because you have heard, O my soul,
The sound of the trumpet,
The alarm of war.

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17 “Therefore you shall say this word to them:

(A)‘Let my eyes flow with tears night and day,
And let them not cease;
(B)For the virgin daughter of my people
Has been broken with a mighty stroke, with a very severe blow.

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11 (A)My eyes fail with tears,
My [a]heart is troubled;
(B)My [b]bile is poured on the ground
Because of the destruction of the daughter of my people,
Because (C)the children and the infants
Faint in the streets of the city.

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  1. Lamentations 2:11 Lit. inward parts
  2. Lamentations 2:11 Lit. liver

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