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Jeremiah’s Prayer1 Remember, O LORD, what is come upon us: consider, and behold our reproach.2 Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.3 We are orphans and fatherless, our mothers are as widows.4 We have drunken our water for money; our wood is sold unto us.5 Our necks...

Zion Bewails Her Pitiful State1 How is the gold become dim! how is the most fine gold changed! the stones of the sanctuary are poured out in the top of every street.2 The precious sons of Zion, comparable to fine gold, how are they esteemed as earthen pitchers, the work...

Jeremiah Despairs, Yet Hopes1 I am the man that hath seen affliction by the rod of his wrath.2 He hath led me, and brought me into darkness, but not into light.3 Surely against me is he turned; he turneth his hand against me all the day.4 My flesh and my...

Jeremiah Laments the Misery of Jerusalem1 How hath the Lord covered the daughter of Zion with a cloud in his anger, and cast down from heaven unto the earth the beauty of Israel, and remembered not his footstool in the day of his anger!2 The Lord hath swallowed up all...

The Misery of Jerusalem Because of Her Sin1 How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people! how is she become as a widow! she that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary!2 She weepeth sore in the night, and...