Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Horror has taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake thy law.
Oh that my head were waters and my eyes a fountain of tears that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people!
But if ye will not hear this, my soul shall weep in secret because of your pride; and weeping bitterly, my eyes shall be undone in tears because the LORD's flock was carried away captive.
For I did not take it upon myself to be a pastor following thee; neither have I desired the woeful day; thou dost know: that which came out of my lips has come forth in thy presence.
How must I leave thee, Ephraim? how shall I give thee up, Israel? how could I make thee as Admah? nor set thee as Zeboim? my heart churns within me; all my compassion is inflamed.
that I have great sorrow and continual pain in my heart.