15 In those days I saw people in Judah treading winepresses on the Sabbath and bringing in grain and loading it on donkeys, together with wine, grapes, figs and all other kinds of loads. And they were bringing all this into Jerusalem on the Sabbath.(A) Therefore I warned them against selling food on that day.

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10 Joy and gladness are taken away from the orchards;(A)
    no one sings or shouts(B) in the vineyards;
no one treads(C) out wine at the presses,(D)
    for I have put an end to the shouting.

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“I have trodden the winepress(A) alone;
    from the nations no one was with me.
I trampled(B) them in my anger
    and trod them down in my wrath;(C)
their blood spattered my garments,(D)
    and I stained all my clothing.

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15 “The Lord has rejected
    all the warriors in my midst;(A)
he has summoned an army(B) against me
    to[a] crush my young men.(C)
In his winepress(D) the Lord has trampled(E)
    Virgin Daughter(F) Judah.

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Footnotes

  1. Lamentations 1:15 Or has set a time for me / when he will

13 Swing the sickle,(A)
    for the harvest(B) is ripe.
Come, trample the grapes,(C)
    for the winepress(D) is full
    and the vats overflow—
so great is their wickedness!”

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