Jeremiah Wails Over Jerusalem
And it came to pass after [2
was taken captive 1
Israel], and Jerusalem was made desolate, Jeremiah sat down weeping, and he wailed this lamentation over Jerusalem, and he said, ΑΛΕΦ
How does [5
being filled 4
with peoples]; she became as a widow, becoming filled among the
nations; ruling in the
regions, she became for tribute.
In weeping, she wept in the
night, and her tears are
upon her cheeks, and no one existed comforting her from all of the ones loving her. All the ones being fond of her discarded her, they became to her for enemies.
Judea was displaced because of her humiliation, and because of the
multitude of her servitude. She stays among the
nations, she did not find rest. All the ones pursuing her overtook her in the midst of the ones afflicting.
ways of Zion mourn by reason of
there not being ones coming to the
. All her gates have been obliterated. Her priests are groaning, her virgins are being led captive
, and she is being embittered in herself.
The ones 2
head, and her enemies are straightened; for the LORD
humbled her over the multitude of her impieties. Her infants went into captivity in front of the
And went forth from the
daughter of Zion all her beauty. [2
Her rulers] as rams not finding pasture, and going with no strength in front of the
Jerusalem remembered the
days of her humiliation, and her repulsions. All her desirable things
, as many as were
ancient] during the falling of her people into the
hands of the
one afflicting, and there was no one helping her. Seeing, her enemies laughed upon her displacement.
a sin 2
Jerusalem]; on account of this [2
tossing about 1
she became]. All the ones glorifying her humbled her, for they beheld her indecency. And indeed she is moaning herself and turns to the rear.
Her uncleanness is
before her feet, she did not remember her end, and she brought down enormously. There is no comforting her. Behold O LORD
my humiliation, for [3
was magnified 1
his hand 4
spread forth 1
The one 2
afflicting] upon all the desirable things
of hers. For she saw nations entering into her sanctuary -- the ones which I charged [2
to enter 1
them] into your assembly.
All her people are
groaning seeking bread. They gave the desirable things
of hers for food to restore their
soul. Behold, O LORD
, and look upon! for she became as one being disgraced.
the ones 4
coming near] in the
way turn and see if there is a pain as my pain which happened to me
. The one uttering a sound to me humbled me -- the LORD
in a day of anger of his rage.
From out of his height he sent fire in my bones, and he led it down. He opened and spread out a net for my feet. He turned me to the rear. He appointed me for being removed from view; an entire day for grieving.
He was vigilant concerning my acts of impiety; [2
my hands 1
they are closely joined]; they ascended unto my neck. [2
is weakened 1
My strength], for the LORD
my hands 1
griefs]; I shall not be able to stand.
lifted away 4
my strong men 1
The 2 LORD
] from the
midst of me. He called upon me a time to break my choice men. [3the
wine vat 2
trod 1The LORD
] for the
virgin daughter of Judah.
Over these things I weep; my eye led down water, For far from me is
the one comforting me, the one
restoring my soul. [3
My] obliterated, for [3
Zion opened and spread out her hands; there is no one comforting her. The LORD
gave charge to Jacob; round about him are
the ones afflicting him. Jerusalem was as a woman sitting apart unclean
in the midst of them.
is 1The LORD
]; for [2
his mouth 1
I greatly embittered]. Hear indeed all peoples, and behold my pain! My virgins and my young men were gone into captivity.
I called my lovers, but they misled me. My priests and my elders [2
failed], for they sought food for themselves, that they should restore their lives.
Behold, O LORD
, for I am afflicted! My belly was disturbed, and my heart was turned within me; greatly embittering I was embittered. Outside [2
made me childless 1the
sword], as if a death in the
Hear indeed! for I moan. There is not one comforting me. All my enemies heard the bad things concerning
me, and they rejoice that you did it
. You brought on the
day; you called the
time, they became alike to me.
their evils] before your face. And glean them! in which manner they made a gleaning for all of my sins. for [2are
my moanings], and my heart frets.