Lamentations 4

1 ALEPH. O how the gold has become dulled, the finest color has been altered, the stones of the sanctuary have been scattered at the head of every street. 2 BETH. The famous sons of Zion, and those clothed with the foremost gold: how they have become like earthen vessels, the work of the hands […]

Lamentations 5

1 Remember, O Lord, what has befallen us. Consider and look kindly upon our disgrace. 2 Our inheritance has been turned over to foreigners; our houses to outsiders. 3 We have become orphans without a father; our mothers are like widows. 4 We paid for our drinking water. We acquired our wood for a price. […]