ר Resh

20 Lord, see how I am in distress.
I am churning within;(A)
my heart is broken,[a]
for I have been very rebellious.
Outside, the sword takes the children;
inside, there is death.(B)

שׁ Shin

21 People have heard me groaning,(C)
but there is no one to comfort me.
All my enemies have heard of my misfortune;
they are glad that You have caused it.(D)
Bring on the day You have announced,
so that they may become like me.(E)

ת Tav

22 Let all their wickedness come before You,
and deal with them
as You have dealt with me
because of all my transgressions.(F)
For my groans are many,
and I am sick at heart.

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Footnotes

  1. Lamentations 1:20 Lit is turned within me