Cry out and wail, son of man, for it is against My people. It is against all the princes of Israel! They are given over to the sword with My people. Therefore strike [your] thigh [in grief].
"This is what the Lord God says: Clap your hands, stamp your feet, and cry out over all the evil abominations of the house of Israel, who will fall by the sword, famine, and plague.
"Pass throughout the city of Jerusalem," the LORD said to him, "and put a mark on the foreheads of the men who sigh and groan over all the abominations committed in it."
Therefore I said, "Look away from me! Let me weep bitterly! Do not try to comfort me about the destruction of my dear people."
My anguish, my anguish! I writhe in agony! Oh, the pain in my heart! My heart pounds; I cannot be silent. For you, my soul, have heard the sound of the ram's horn-- the shout of battle.
This is what the LORD of Hosts says: Consider, and summon the women who mourn; send for the skillful women.
Let them come quickly to raise a lament over us so that our eyes may overflow with tears, our eyelids soaked with weeping.
For a sound of lamentation is heard from Zion: How devastated we are. We are greatly ashamed, for we have abandoned the land; our dwellings have been torn down.
Now hear the word of the LORD, you women. Pay attention to the word of His mouth. Teach your daughters a lament and one another a dirge,
for Death has climbed through our windows; it has entered our fortresses, cutting off children from the streets, young men from the squares.
When Jesus saw her crying, and the Jews who had come with her crying, He was angry in His spirit and deeply moved.
"Where have you put him?" He asked. "Lord," they told Him, "come and see."
Therefore I moan like [the sound of] a lyre for Moab, [as does] my innermost being for Kir-heres.
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.
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?
his face turned pale, and his thoughts so terrified him that his hip joints shook and his knees knocked together.
I, Daniel, was overcome and lay sick for days. Then I got up and went about the king's business. I was greatly disturbed by the vision and could not understand it.
Desolation, decimation, devastation! Hearts melt, knees tremble, loins shake, every face grows pale!
I heard, and I trembled within; my lips quivered at the sound. Rottenness entered my bones; I trembled where I stood. Now I must quietly wait for the day of distress to come against the people invading us.
You will eat it as [you would] a barley cake and bake it over dried human excrement in their sight."
"Son of man, pack your bags for exile and go into exile in their sight during the day. You will go into exile from your place to another place while they watch; perhaps they will understand, though they are a rebellious house.
During the day, bring out your bags like an exile's bags while they look on. Then in the evening go out in their sight like those going into exile.
As they watch, dig through the wall and take the [bags] out through it.
"When the sticks you have written on are in your hand and in full view of the people,
"Then you are to shatter the jug in the presence of the people traveling with you,