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29 (A)You[a] shall eat the flesh of your sons, and you shall eat the flesh of your daughters.

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  1. Leviticus 26:29 In time of famine

28 Then the king said to her, “What is troubling you?”

And she answered, “This woman said to me, ‘Give your son, that we may eat him today, and we will eat my son tomorrow.’

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29 So (A)we boiled my son, and ate him. And I said to her on the next day, ‘Give your son, that we may eat him’; but she has hidden her son.”

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And I will cause them to eat the (A)flesh of their sons and the flesh of their daughters, and everyone shall eat the flesh of his friend in the siege and in the desperation with which their enemies and those who seek their lives shall drive them to despair.” ’

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20 “See, O Lord, and consider!
To whom have You done this?
(A)Should the women eat their offspring,
The children [a]they have cuddled?
Should the priest and prophet be slain
In the sanctuary of the Lord?

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  1. Lamentations 2:20 Vg. a span long

10 The hands of the (A)compassionate women
Have [a]cooked their (B)own children;
They became (C)food for them
In the destruction of the daughter of my people.

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  1. Lamentations 4:10 boiled