Lamentations 5:1
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King James Version
Remember, O LORD, what is come upon us: consider, and behold our reproach.

Darby Bible Translation
Remember, O Jehovah, what is come upon us; consider, and see our reproach.

World English Bible
Remember, Yahweh, what has come on us: Look, and see our reproach.

Young's Literal Translation
Remember, O Jehovah, what hath befallen us, Look attentively, and see our reproach.

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Geneva Study Bible

Remember, O LORD, what is come upon us: {a} consider, and behold our reproach.

(a) This prayer as is thought, was made when some of the people were carried away captive, others such as the poorest remained, and some went into Egypt and other places for comfort, though it seems that the prophet foreseeing their miseries to come, thus prayed.Lamentations 5:1 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Lamentations
The book familiarly known as the Lamentations consists of four elegies[1] (i., ii., iii., iv.) and a prayer (v.). The general theme of the elegies is the sorrow and desolation created by the destruction of Jerusalem[2] in 586 B.C.: the last poem (v.) is a prayer for deliverance from the long continued distress. The elegies are all alphabetic, and like most alphabetic poems (cf. Ps. cxix.) are marked by little continuity of thought. The first poem is a lament over Jerusalem, bereft, by the siege,
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Psalm 44:13
Thou makest us a reproach to our neighbours, a scorn and a derision to them that are round about us.

Psalm 119:153
RESH. Consider mine affliction, and deliver me: for I do not forget thy law.

Isaiah 62:6
I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night: ye that make mention of the LORD, keep not silence,

Lamentations 3:50
Till the LORD look down, and behold from heaven.

Lamentations 3:61
Thou hast heard their reproach, O LORD, and all their imaginations against me;

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