Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
From the days of our fathers we are in a great trespass even to this day; and in our iniquities we were given, we, our kings, our priests, into the hand of the kings of the lands, to the sword, to captivity and to plunder, and to shame of face as this day.
We sinned with our fathers, we acted perversely, we did evil.
Will the Cushite change his skin and the panther his variegated spots? Ye shall also be able to do good, being taught to do evil.
O Jehovah, according to all thy justice, now shall thine anger be turned back, and thy wrath from thy city Jerusalem, thy holy mountain: for our sins and for the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and thy people for a reproach to all those round about us.