Jeremiah 14:2
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New American Standard Bible
"Judah mourns And her gates languish; They sit on the ground in mourning, And the cry of Jerusalem has ascended.

King James Bible
Judah mourneth, and the gates thereof languish; they are black unto the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.

Darby Bible Translation
Judah mourneth, and the gates thereof languish, they are black unto the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem goeth up.

World English Bible
Judah mourns, and its gates languish, they sit in black on the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.

Young's Literal Translation
Mourned hath Judah, and her gates have languished, They have mourned to the earth, And the cry of Jerusalem hath gone up.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

They are black unto the ground - The people assembled at the gates, the usual places of concourse, are in deep mourning and sit humbly on the ground.

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The First Commandment
Thou shalt have no other gods before me.' Exod 20: 3. Why is the commandment in the second person singular, Thou? Why does not God say, You shall have no other gods? Because the commandment concerns every one, and God would have each one take it as spoken to him by name. Though we are forward to take privileges to ourselves, yet we are apt to shift off duties from ourselves to others; therefore the commandment is in the second person, Thou and Thou, that every one may know that it is spoken to him,
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

A Message from the Crowned Christ
(Revelation, Chapters ii and iii) "The glory of love is brightest when the glory of self is dim, And they have the most compelled me who most have pointed to Him. They have held me, stirred me, swayed me,--I have hung on their every word, Till I fain would arise and follow, not them, not them,--but their Lord!"[64] Patmos Spells Patience. Patience is strength at its strongest, using all its strength in holding back from doing something. Patience is love at flood pleading with strength to hold steady
by S. D. Gordon—Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation

Cross References
1 Samuel 5:12
And the men who did not die were smitten with tumors and the cry of the city went up to heaven.

Psalm 144:14
Let our cattle bear Without mishap and without loss, Let there be no outcry in our streets!

Isaiah 3:26
And her gates will lament and mourn, And deserted she will sit on the ground.

Isaiah 24:11
There is an outcry in the streets concerning the wine; All joy turns to gloom. The gaiety of the earth is banished.

Jeremiah 4:28
"For this the earth shall mourn And the heavens above be dark, Because I have spoken, I have purposed, And I will not change My mind, nor will I turn from it."

Jeremiah 8:21
For the brokenness of the daughter of my people I am broken; I mourn, dismay has taken hold of me.

Jeremiah 11:11
Therefore thus says the LORD, "Behold I am bringing disaster on them which they will not be able to escape; though they will cry to Me, yet I will not listen to them.

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