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Judah mourneth, and the gates thereof languish; they are black unto the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.

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Bible References


Jeremiah 4:28
For this cause, shall the land mourn, and the heavens above be overcast: Because I have spoken have purposed, and have not repented nor will I turn back therefrom.
Jeremiah 12:4
How long, shall the land mourn, And, the herbage of the whole field, wither? For the wickedness of them that dwell therein, beast and bird, have perished, For say they, He will not see our latter end!
Isaiah 3:26
And her gates shall mourn and lament, - And forsaken, on the ground, shah she sit.
Hosea 4:3
For this cause, shall the land mourn, and everyone who dwelleth therein shall languish, with the wild beast of the field and with the bird of the heavens, - moreover also, the fishes of the sea, shall be withdrawn.
Joel 1:10
Laid waste is the field, in grief is the soil, - for laid waste is the corn, abashed is the new wine, languisheth the oil.

The gates

Isaiah 24:4
Mourneth, fadeth, the earth Languisheth, fadeth, the world, - Languished have the lofty of the people of the earth.
Isaiah 33:9
The land mourneth, languisheth, Lebanon, displayeth shame, is withered, - Sharon, hath become, as the waste plain, And Bashan and Carmel are shaking off their leaves.


Jeremiah 8:21
For the grievous injury of the daughter of my people, I am grievously injured, - I am enshrouded in gloom, Horror, hath seized me: -
Lamentations 2:9
Her gates, have sunk in the earth, He hath destroyed and broken in pieces, her bars, - Her king and her princes, are among the nations, There is no instruction, Even her prophets, have found no vision, from Yahweh.
Lamentations 4:8
Darker than a coal, is their visage, They are not known in the streets - Their skin shrivelleth on their bones, is withered, become like a stick.
Lamentations 5:10
Our skin, as with a furnace, is scorched, because of the hot winds of famine.
Joel 2:6
Because of him, shall peoples', be in anguish, - all faces, have withdrawn their colour.

The cry

Jeremiah 11:11
Therefore, Thus, saith Yahweh, Behold me! bringing upon them calamity, which they shall not be able to escape, - and though they make outcry unto me, yet will I not hearken unto them.
Jeremiah 18:22
Let there be heard a cry out of their houses, When thou shalt bring in upon them a troop, suddenly, - Because they digged a pit to capture me, And snares, did they hide for my feet.
Exodus 2:24
And God heard their groaning, - and God remembered his covenant, with Abraham, with Isaac and with Jacob;
1 Samuel 5:12
And, the men who died not, were smitten with the tumours, - so the cry of the city for help, ascended the heavens.
1 Samuel 9:16
About this time to-morrow, will I send unto thee, a man out of the land of Benjamin, whom thou shalt anoint, to be leader over my people Israel, and he shall save my people, out of the hand of the Philistines, - for I have looked upon the oppression, because their outcry hath come in unto me.
Job 34:28
Causing to reach him the outcry of the poor, Yea, the outcry of the oppressed, he heareth.
Isaiah 5:7
Surely the vineyard of Yahweh of hosts, is the house of Israel, And, the men of Judah, are the plantation in which he dearly delighted, - And he waited, For equity but lo! murderous iniquity, For the rule of right but lo the cry of the wronged.
Isaiah 15:5
Mine own heart, for Moab continueth to make outcry, Her fugitive, as far as Zoar, is like a heifer of three years; For the accent of Luhith, with weeping, they ascend, For by the way of Horonaim - an outcry of destruction, they excite;
Zechariah 7:13
Therefore came it to pass that - just as he cried out and they hearkened not, so, used they to cry out, and I used not to hearken, saith Yahweh of hosts;

General references

Haggai 1:10
Wherefore - on your account, have the heavens, held back, dew, - and, the earth, held back her fruit;