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The tongues of nursing infants stick to the roofs of their mouths
    because of their thirst.
    Little children beg for bread,
    but no one will break off a piece for them.
Those who used to eat delicacies are now destitute in the streets.
    Those who used to wear expensive clothes now pick through piles of garbage.
The punishment for my people’s wickedness has been more severe
    than the punishment for the sins of Sodom.
        Sodom was destroyed instantly, without one human hand touching it.

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