From above hath he sent fire into my bones, Can a man not be burned? And it prevaileth against them. He hath spread a net for my feet, Like a snare for a bird. He hath turned me back; Or a pit for a boar. He hath made me desolate, Like a burned field, AndContinue reading “Lamentations 1.13 ~ Fire Bone”
Is it nothing to you, You who wag the head, reviling; All ye that pass by? Behold, and see if there be any sorrow like unto my sorrow, O ye chief priests that mock. Which is done unto me, By the determinate council, By the foreknowledge of God. Wherewith the Lord hath afflicted me, InContinue reading “Lamentations 1.12 ~ Sorrow”
All her people sigh, The days lengthen. They seek bread, Food for the soul. They have given their pleasant things, The cost of vanity, For meat to relieve the soul. See, O Lord, and consider, Incline your ear, hear the reproach; For I am become vile.
The adversary hath spread out his hand, His pride is to kill, steal and destroy. Upon all her pleasant things, All the blessings of the Lord. For she hath seen, Arrested and forced to look. That the heathen entered into her sanctuary, Wild animals crashing through the hedge. Whom thou didst command, You called themContinue reading “Lamentations 1.10 ~ Pleasant Things”