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Behold, O LORD, and consider to whom thou hast done this. Shall the women eat their fruit, and children of a span long? shall the priest and the prophet be slain in the sanctuary of the Lord?
Remember, O LORD, what is come upon us: consider, and behold our reproach.
Return, we beseech thee, O God of hosts: look down from heaven, and behold, and visit this vine;
For he hath looked down from the height of his sanctuary; from heaven did the LORD behold the earth;
I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night: ye that make mention of the LORD, keep not silence,
Look down from heaven, and behold from the habitation of thy holiness and of thy glory: where is thy zeal and thy strength, the sounding of thy bowels and of thy mercies toward me? are they restrained?
Oh that thou wouldest rend the heavens, that thou wouldest come down, that the mountains might flow down at thy presence,
O Lord, according to all thy righteousness, I beseech thee, let thine anger and thy fury be turned away from thy city Jerusalem, thy holy mountain: because for our sins, and for the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and thy people are become a reproach to all that are about us.