1:2 How long, Lord, must I cry for help?
But you do not listen!
I call out to you, “Violence!”
But you do not intervene! 1
1:3 Why do you force me to witness injustice? 2
Why do you put up with wrongdoing? 3
Destruction and violence confront 4 me;
conflict is present and one must endure strife. 5