Even the sea monsters draw out the breast, Mercy and truth are met together. They give suck to their young ones, Righteousness and peace have kissed each other. The daughter of my people is become cruel, Like the ostriches in the wilderness. Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down fromContinue reading “Lamentations 4.3 ~ Sea Monsters”
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Lamentations 4.2 ~ Pitchers
The precious sons of Zion, The heritage of Israel; Comparable to fine gold, Even the gold of Ophir; How are they esteemed as earthen pitchers, Shattered by the rod like The work of the hands of the potter!
Lamentations 4.1 ~ Tarnished
How is the gold become dim! Tarnished by what? How is the most fine gold changed! What alchemists formula? The stones of the sanctuary are poured out. Instead of water from a rock, The rock becomes water. In the top of every street, No one can deny it, now.
Lamentations 3.65-66 ~ Under the Heavens
Give them sorrow of heart, Let them know my pain. Thy curse unto them, But yet draw the scorner. Persecute and destroy them in anger, According to your Mercy, do your work. From under the heavens of the Lord, Call all men to yourself.