Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
We have heard the fame thereof; our hands wax feeble; anguish has taken hold of us, and pain as of a woman in travail.
Woe is me for my hurt! my wound is grievous, but I said, Truly this is my sickness, and I must bear it.
When I say, My bed shall comfort me, my couch shall ease my complaint;
Therefore I said, Leave me; I will weep bitterly; do not labour to comfort me of the destruction of the daughter of my people.
Ain For these things I weep; my eyes, my eyes stream with water because the comforter that gives rest unto my soul has left me; my sons are desolate because the enemy prevailed.
And, behold, one like the similitude of the son of man touched my lips; then I opened my mouth and spoke and said unto him that stood before me, O my Lord, by the vision my sorrows are turned upon me, and I have retained no strength.
When I heard, my belly trembled; my lips quivered at the voice; rottenness entered into my bones, and I trembled in my seat, that I might rest in the day of trouble when he comes up unto the people to destroy them.
If I say, I will forget my complaint, I will leave off my heaviness and comfort myself;