The Lamentations

The Lamentations 2

    God's Warnings Fulfilled

  1. How the Lord in his angerhas set the daughter of Zion under a cloud!He has cast down from heaven to earththe splendor of Israel;he has not remembered his footstoolin the day of his anger.
  2. The Lord has destroyed without mercyall the habitations of Jacob;in his wrath he has broken downthe strongholds of the daughter of Judah;he has brought down to the ground in dishonorthe kingdom and its rulers.
  3. "He has cut down in fierce angerall the might of Israel;he has withdrawn from them his right handin the face of the enemy;he has burned like a flaming fire in Jacob,consuming all around."
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