Add parallel Print Page Options


The tongue of the infant clings
To the roof of its mouth because of thirst;
The little ones ask for food,
But no one gives it to them.

Those who feasted on delicacies
Are perishing in the streets;
Those reared in purple [as nobles]
Embrace ash heaps.

For the [punishment of the] wickedness of the daughter of my people [Jerusalem]
Is greater than the [punishment for the] sin of Sodom,
Which was overthrown in a moment,
And no hands were turned toward her [to offer help].(A)

Read full chapter

Bible Gateway Recommends

Amplified Holy Bible--bonded leather, burgundy (indexed)
Amplified Holy Bible--bonded leather, burgundy (indexed)
Retail: $59.99
Our Price: $38.99
Save: $21.00 (35%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
Amplified Holy Bible, hardcover
Amplified Holy Bible, hardcover
Retail: $29.99
Our Price: $19.99
Save: $10.00 (33%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
Amplified Study Bible, Large Print, Imitation Leather, Brown
Amplified Study Bible, Large Print, Imitation Leather, Brown
Retail: $69.99
Our Price: $45.99
Save: $24.00 (34%)
4.0 of 5.0 stars
Amplified Compact Holy Bible--soft leather-look, camel/burgundy
Amplified Compact Holy Bible--soft leather-look, camel/burgundy
Retail: $39.99
Our Price: $25.99
Save: $14.00 (35%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
Amplified Large-Print Bible, hardcover
Amplified Large-Print Bible, hardcover
Retail: $34.99
Our Price: $20.99
Save: $14.00 (40%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars