Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For how will I go up to my father, if the boy isn't with me? -- lest I see the evil that will come on my father."
My anguish, my anguish! I am pained at my very heart; my heart is disquieted in me; I can't hold my peace; because you have heard, O my soul, the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war.
Oh that my head were waters, and my eyes a spring of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!
When he drew near, he saw the city and wept over it,
that I have great sorrow and unceasing pain in my heart.
Brothers, my heart's desire and my prayer to God is for Israel, that they may be saved.
For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondservants and bondmaids, I would have held my peace, although the adversary could not have compensated for the king's loss."
I said to the king, "Let the king live forever! Why shouldn't my face be sad, when the city, the place of my fathers' tombs, lies waste, and its gates have been consumed with fire?"