Jerusalem remembered in the days of her affliction and of her miseries all her pleasant things that she had in the days of old, when her people fell into the hand of the enemy, and none did help her: the adversaries saw her, and did mock at her sabbaths.
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Jerusalem- the Church or the soul.
her affliction- corporeal or spiritual.
prevarication- on account of which affliction; commandments.
her desirable things- goods, that God brought her in Egypt and when she went out from Egypt and in the desert and in the promised land; heavenly promises; virtues.
which she- the soul.
days of old- to possess, namely, is she created, whence: I thought upon the days of old etc.
fell- through various vices.
her people- affection of the heart.
the enemy's- the demons.
was no helper- another could not; God did not want to.
enemies- Chaldeans or any Gentiles or demons.
mocked her Sabbaths- as we today mock at the Jews.