The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
LAM 2:7 The LORD hath cast off his altar, he hath abhorred his
sanctuary, he hath given up into the hand of the enemy the walls of her
palaces; they have made a noise in the house of the LORD, as in the day
of a solemn feast.
LAM 2:8 The LORD hath purposed to destroy the wall of the daughter of
Zion: he hath stretched out a line, he hath not withdrawn his hand from
destroying: therefore he made the rampart and the wall to lament; they
LAM 2:9 Her gates are sunk into the ground; he hath destroyed and
broken her bars: her king and her princes are among the Gentiles: the
law is no more; her prophets also find no vision from the LORD.
King James Bible