God, nations have invaded your land to desecrate your holy Temple, to destroy Jerusalem, to give the corpses of your servants as food for the birds of the skies and the flesh of your godly ones to the beasts of the earth; to make their blood flow like water around Jerusalem, with no one being buried. read more.
We have become a reproach to our neighbors, a mockery and a derision to those around us. How long, LORD, will you be angry? Forever? Will your jealousy burn like fire? Pour out your wrath upon the nations that do not acknowledge you, and over the kingdoms that do not call on your name. For they consumed Jacob, making his dwelling place desolate.
"Because of your undying hatred, you kept on making the Israelis experience abuse during the time of their calamity, even when they were in their final stages of punishment, therefore as I'm alive and living," declares the Lord GOD, "I'm turning you over to bloodshed, and bloodshed will certainly overtake you, since you never have hated shedding blood. That's why bloodshed will certainly pursue you.