20 “Look, O Lord, for I am in distress;
    (A)my stomach churns;
my heart is wrung within me,
    because I have been very rebellious.
(B)In the street the sword bereaves;
    in the house it is like death.

21 “They heard[a] (C)my groaning,
    yet (D)there is no one to comfort me.
All my enemies have heard of my trouble;
    (E)they are glad that you have done it.
You have brought[b] the day you announced;
    (F)now let them be as I am.

22 (G)“Let all their evildoing come before you,
    and deal with them
as (H)you have dealt with me
    because of all my transgressions;
for (I)my groans are many,
    and (J)my heart is faint.”

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Footnotes

  1. Lamentations 1:21 Septuagint, Syriac Hear
  2. Lamentations 1:21 Syriac Bring

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