It happened year after year, as often as she went up to the house of the LORD, she would provoke her; so she wept and would not eat.
But he refused and said, "I will not eat " However, his servants together with the woman urged him, and he listened to them So he arose from the ground and sat on the bed.
My heart has been smitten like grass and has withered away, Indeed, I forget to eat my bread.
Their soul abhorred all kinds of food, And they drew near to the gates of death.
but now our appetite is gone. There is nothing at all to look at except this manna."
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