Lam 3

Lamentations 3

1 I am the man who has seen affliction by the rod of the LORD’s wrath. 2 He has driven me away and made me walk in darkness rather than light; 3 indeed, he has turned his hand against me again and again, all day long. 4 He has made my skin and my flesh grow old and has […]

lam 2

Lamentations 2

1 How the Lord has covered Daughter Zion with the cloud of his anger[fn]! He has hurled down the splendor of Israel from heaven to earth; he has not remembered his footstool in the day of his anger. 2 Without pity the Lord has swallowed up all the dwellings of Jacob; in his wrath he has torn […]

lam 1b

Lamentations 1

1 How deserted lies the city, once so full of people! How like a widow is she, who once was great among the nations! She who was queen among the provinces has now become a slave. 2 Bitterly she weeps at night, tears are on her cheeks. Among all her lovers there is no one to comfort […]

Jer 52

Jeremiah 52

The Fall of Jerusalem 1 Zedekiah was twenty-one years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem eleven years. His mother’s name was Hamutal daughter of Jeremiah; she was from Libnah. 2 He did evil in the eyes of the LORD, just as Jehoiakim had done. 3 It was because of the LORD’s anger that all […]

Jer 51

Jeremiah 51

1 This is what the LORD says: “See, I will stir up the spirit of a destroyer against Babylon and the people of Leb Kamai.[fn] 2 I will send foreigners to Babylon to winnow her and to devastate her land; they will oppose her on every side in the day of her disaster. 3 Let not the archer […]

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Jeremiah 50

A Message About Babylon 1 This is the word the LORD spoke through Jeremiah the prophet concerning Babylon and the land of the Babylonians[fn]: 2 “Announce and proclaim among the nations, lift up a banner and proclaim it; keep nothing back, but say, ‘Babylon will be captured; Bel will be put to shame, Marduk filled with terror. […]

Jer 49

Jeremiah 49

A Message About Ammon 1 Concerning the Ammonites: This is what the LORD says: “Has Israel no sons? Has Israel no heir? Why then has Molek[fn] taken possession of Gad? Why do his people live in its towns? 2 But the days are coming,” declares the LORD, “when I will sound the battle cry against Rabbah of […]