Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The elders of the daughter of Zion sit upon the ground. They keep silence. They have cast up dust upon their heads. They have girded themselves with sackcloth. The virgins of Jerusalem hang down their heads to the ground.
Thou shall make judges and officers for thee in all thy gates, which LORD thy God gives thee, according to thy tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.
when I went forth to the gate to the city, when I prepared my seat in the street.
But now those who are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I disdained to set with the dogs of my flock.
the mighty man, and the man of war, the judge, and the prophet, and the diviner, and the elder,
Therefore my harp has [turned] to mourning, and my pipe into the voice of those who weep.
The new wine mourns. The vine languishes. All the merry-hearted do sigh.
Then I will cause to cease from the cities of Judah, and from the streets of Jerusalem, the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, for the land shall become a waste.
For thus says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: Behold, I will cause to cease out of this place, before your eyes and in your days, the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the brid
Moreover I will take from them the voice of mirth and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom and the voice of the bride, the sound of the millstones, and the light of the lamp.
And I will cause the noise of thy songs to cease, and the sound of thy harps shall no more be heard.
And a sound of harpers and minstrels and flute-players and trumpeters will, no, not be heard in thee any more. And every craftsman of every craft will, no, not be found in thee any more. And a sound of a millstone will, no, not be