The roads to Zion mourn,
    for none come to (A)the festival;
(B)all her gates are desolate;
    her priests (C)groan;
her virgins have been afflicted,[a]
    and she herself suffers bitterly.

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Footnotes

  1. Lamentations 1:4 Septuagint, Old Latin dragged away

13 Bring no more vain offerings;
    incense is an abomination to me.
(A)New moon and Sabbath and the (B)calling of convocations—
    I cannot endure (C)iniquity and (D)solemn assembly.

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18 I will gather those of you who mourn (A)for the festival,
    so that you will no longer suffer reproach.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Zephaniah 3:18 The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain

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