why
Jeremiah 4:21
How long must I see the signal flag and hear the sound of the ram's horn?
Jeremiah 8:19
Listen-- the cry of my dear people from a far away land: Is the LORD no longer in Zion, her King not in her midst? Why have they provoked Me to anger with their graven images, with their worthless foreign idols?
Jeremiah 30:6
Ask and see whether a male can give birth. Why then do I see every man with his hands on his stomach like a woman in labor and every face turned pale?
Jeremiah 30:7
How awful that day will be! There will be none like it! It will be a time of trouble for Jacob, but he will be delivered out of it.
is there
Isaiah 3:1-7
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Observe this: The Lord God of Hosts is about to remove from Jerusalem and from Judah every kind of security: the entire supply of bread and water,
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the hero and warrior, the judge and prophet, the fortune-teller and elder,
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the commander of 50 and the dignitary, the counselor, cunning magician, and necromancer.
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"I will make youths their leaders, and the unstable will govern them."
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The people will oppress one another, man against man, neighbor against neighbor; the youth will act arrogantly toward the elder, and the worthless toward the honorable.
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A man will even seize his brother in his father's house, [saying:] "You have a cloak-- you be our leader! This heap of rubble will be under your control."
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On that day he will cry out, saying: "I'm not a healer. I don't even have food or clothing in my house. Don't make me the leader of the people!"
Lamentations 4:20
The LORD's anointed, the breath of our life, was captured in their traps; we had said about him: We will live under his protection among the nations.
Hosea 3:4
For the Israelites must live many days without king or prince, without sacrifice or sacred pillar, and without ephod or household idols.
Hosea 10:3
In fact, they are now saying: "We have no king! For we do not fear the LORD. What can a king do for us?"
Hosea 13:10
Where now is your king, that he may save you in all your cities, and the rulers you demanded, saying: Give me a king and leaders?
Hosea 13:11
I give you a king in My anger and take away [a king] in My wrath.
for
Isaiah 13:8
They will be horrified; pain and agony will seize [them]; they will be in anguish like a woman in labor. They will look at each other, their faces flushed with fear.
Isaiah 21:3
Therefore I am filled with anguish. Pain grips me, like the pain of a woman in labor. I am too perplexed to hear, too dismayed to see.
Isaiah 26:17
As a pregnant woman about to give birth writhes and cries out in her pains, so we were before You, LORD.
Jeremiah 22:23
You residents of Lebanon, nestled among the cedars, how you will groan when labor pains come on you, agony like a woman in labor.
Jeremiah 30:6
Ask and see whether a male can give birth. Why then do I see every man with his hands on his stomach like a woman in labor and every face turned pale?
Jeremiah 50:43
The king of Babylon has heard reports about them, and his hands fall helpless. Distress has seized him-- pain, like a woman in labor.