Therefore I retract,
And I repent, sitting on dust and ashes.”

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10 The elders of the daughter of Zion
(A)Sit on the ground and [a](B)are silent.
They have thrown (C)dust on their heads;
They have put on (D)sackcloth.
The (E)virgins of Jerusalem
Have bowed their heads to the ground.

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Footnotes

  1. Lamentations 2:10 Another reading is wail

19 And they threw (A)dust on their heads and were crying out, weeping and mourning, saying, ‘(B)Woe, woe, the great city, in which all who had ships at sea (C)became rich from her prosperity, for in (D)one hour she has been laid (E)waste!’

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