40 How often they rebelled(A) against him in the wilderness(B)
    and grieved him(C) in the wasteland!

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24 You have not bought any fragrant calamus(A) for me,
    or lavished on me the fat(B) of your sacrifices.
But you have burdened me with your sins
    and wearied(C) me with your offenses.(D)

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19 Oh, my anguish, my anguish!(A)
    I writhe in pain.(B)
Oh, the agony of my heart!
    My heart pounds(C) within me,
    I cannot keep silent.(D)
For I have heard the sound of the trumpet;(E)
    I have heard the battle cry.(F)

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19 Woe to me because of my injury!
    My wound(A) is incurable!
Yet I said to myself,
    “This is my sickness, and I must endure(B) it.”

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17 “Speak this word to them:

“‘Let my eyes overflow with tears(A)
    night and day without ceasing;
for the Virgin(B) Daughter, my people,
    has suffered a grievous wound,
    a crushing blow.(C)

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14 All your allies(A) have forgotten you;
    they care nothing for you.
I have struck you as an enemy(B) would
    and punished you as would the cruel,(C)
because your guilt is so great
    and your sins(D) so many.

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13 What can I say for you?(A)
    With what can I compare you,
    Daughter(B) Jerusalem?
To what can I liken you,
    that I may comfort you,
    Virgin Daughter Zion?(C)
Your wound is as deep as the sea.(D)
    Who can heal you?

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Then in the nations where they have been carried captive, those who escape will remember(A) me—how I have been grieved(B) by their adulterous hearts, which have turned away from me, and by their eyes, which have lusted after their idols.(C) They will loathe themselves for the evil(D) they have done and for all their detestable practices.(E)

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