The Lord is righteous (just and in the right); for I have rebelled against His commandment (His word). Hear, I pray you, all you peoples, and look at my sorrow and suffering; my maidens and my young men have gone into captivity.
Jerusalem says, “The Lord is ·right [righteous], but I ·refused to obey him [L have rebelled against his mouth]. Listen, all you people, and look at my ·pain [sorrow]. My young women and men have gone into captivity [1:3].
Jerusalem says, “The Lord always does what is right. But I refused to obey his commands. Listen, all you nations. Pay attention to how much I’m suffering. My young men and women have been taken away as prisoners.
Lady Jerusalem: Right and true is the Eternal One. I am the one in the wrong: I have rebelled against His law. Listen all of you peoples. See how much I have suffered; My handsome men and my gentle women, unmarried and unprotected, have marched away into captivity.
(And the city saith,) The Lord is just (The Lord is in the right), for I stirred his mouth to wrathfulness; all peoples, I beseech, hear ye, and see my sorrow; my virgins and my young men went forth into captivity.
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