The King James Version Bible

Baruch 2:13-17

  1. Let thy wrath turn from us: for we are but a few left among the heathen, where thou hast scattered us.

  2. Hear our prayers, O Lord, and our petitions, and deliver us for thine own sake, and give us favour in the sight of them which have led us away:

  3. That all the earth may know that thou art the Lord our God, because Israel and his posterity is called by thy name.

  4. O Lord, look down from thine holy house, and consider us: bow down thine ear, O Lord, to hear us.

  5. Open thine eyes, and behold; for the dead that are in the graves, whose souls are taken from their bodies, will give unto the Lord neither praise nor righteousness: