5:1 icapsemember, O Lord, what is come vpon vs: consider and beholde our reproch.  
5:2 Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliants.  
5:3 We are orphanes and fatherlesse, our mothers are as widowes.  
5:4 We haue drunken our water for money, our wood is sold vnto vs. Margin Note
5:5 Our neckes are vnder persecution: we labour and haue no rest. Margin Note
5:6 We haue giuen the hand to the Egyptians, and to the Assyrians, to be satisfied with bread.  
5:7 Our fathers haue sinned and are not, and wee haue borne their iniquities.  
5:8 Seruants haue ruled ouer vs: there is none that doeth deliuer vs out of their hand.  
5:9 We gate our bread with the perill of our liues, because of the sword of the wildernesse.  
5:10 Our skinne was blacke like an ouen, because of the terrible famine. Margin Note
5:11 They rauished the women in Zion, and the maides in the cities of Iudah.  
5:12 Princes are hanged vp by their hand: the faces of Elders were not honoured.  
5:13 They tooke the young men to grinde, and the children fell vnder the wood.  
5:14 The Elders haue ceased from the gate, the young men from their musicke.  
5:15 The ioy of our heart is ceased, our daunce is turned into mourning.  
5:16 The crowne is fallen from our head: Woe vnto vs, that wee haue sinned. Margin Note
5:17 For this our heart is faint, for these things our eyes are dimme.  
5:18 Because of the mountaine of Zion, which is desolate, the foxes walke vpon it.  
5:19 Thou, O Lord, remainest for euer: thy throne from generation to generation.  
5:20 Wherefore doest thou forget vs for euer, and forsake vs so long time? Margin Note
5:21 Turne thou vs vnto thee, O Lord, and we shall be turned: renew our dayes as of old.  
5:22 But thou hast vtterly reiected vs: thou art very wroth against vs. Margin Note