The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
LAM 2:15 All that pass by clap their hands at thee; they hiss and wag
their head at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying, Is this the city that
men call The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth?
LAM 2:16 All thine enemies have opened their mouth against thee: they
hiss and gnash the teeth: they say, We have swallowed her up: certainly
this is the day that we looked for; we have found, we have seen it.
LAM 2:17 The LORD hath done that which he had devised; he hath
fulfilled his word that he had commanded in the days of old: he hath
thrown down, and hath not pitied: and he hath caused thine enemy to
rejoice over thee, he hath set up the horn of thine adversaries.
LAM 2:18 Their heart cried unto the LORD, O wall of the daughter of
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