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Lamentations Chapter 3

, . 1 I am the man that hath seen affliction by the rod of His wrath.
, -. 2 He hath led me and caused me to walk in darkness and not in light.
, -. {} 3 Surely against me He turneth His hand again and again all the day. {S}
, . 4 My flesh and my skin hath He worn out; He hath broken my bones.
, . 5 He hath builded against me, and compassed me with gall and travail.
, . {} 6 He hath made me to dwell in dark places, as those that have been long dead. {S}
, . 7 He hath hedged me about, that I cannot go forth; He hath made my chain heavy.
, . 8 Yea, when I cry and call for help, He shutteth out my prayer.
, . {} 9 He hath enclosed my ways with hewn stone, He hath made my paths crooked. {S}
, () . 10 He is unto me as a bear lying in wait, as a lion in secret places.
, . 11 He hath turned aside my ways, and pulled me in pieces; He hath made me desolate.
, . {} 12 He hath bent His bow, and set me as a mark for the arrow. {S}
, , , . 13 He hath caused the arrows of His quiver to enter into my reins.
-, -. 14 I am become a derision to all my people, and their song all the day.
, . {} 15 He hath filled me with bitterness, He hath sated me with wormwood. {S}
, . 16 He hath also broken my teeth with gravel stones, He hath made me to wallow in ashes.
, . 17 And my soul is removed far off from peace, I forgot prosperity.
, . {} 18 And I said: 'My strength is perished, and mine expectation from the LORD.' {S}
- , . 19 Remember mine affliction and mine anguish, the wormwood and the gall.
, () . 20 My soul hath them still in remembrance, and is bowed down within me.
-, - . {} 21 This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope. {S}
-, - . 22 Surely the LORD'S mercies are not consumed, surely His compassions fail not.
, , , . 23 They are new every morning; great is Thy faithfulness.
, - . {} 24 'The LORD is my portion', saith my soul; 'Therefore will I hope in Him.' {S}
, . 25 The LORD is good unto them that wait for Him, to the soul that seeketh Him.
, . 26 It is good that a man should quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.
, - . {} 27 It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth. {S}
, . 28 Let him sit alone and keep silence, because He hath laid it upon him.
, . 29 Let him put his mouth in the dust, if so be there may be hope.
, . {} 30 Let him give his cheek to him that smiteth him, let him be filled full with reproach. {S}
, . 31 For the Lord will not cast off for ever.
-, . 32 For though He cause grief, yet will He have compassion according to the multitude of His mercies.
, -. {} 33 For He doth not afflict willingly, nor grieve the children of men. {S}
, . 34 To crush under foot all the prisoners of the earth,
, -, , . 35 To turn aside the right of a man before the face of the Most High,
, . {} 36 To subvert a man in his cause, the Lord approveth not. {S}
, . 37 Who is he that saith, and it cometh to pass, when the Lord commandeth it not?
, . 38 Out of the mouth of the Most High proceedeth not evil and good?
- , -. {} 39 Wherefore doth a living man complain, a strong man because of his sins? {S}
, -. 40 Let us search and try our ways, and return to the LORD.
-, - . 41 Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.
, . {} 42 We have transgressed and have rebelled; Thou hast not pardoned. {S}
, . 43 Thou hast covered with anger and pursued us; Thou hast slain unsparingly.
, . 44 Thou hast covered Thyself with a cloud, so that no prayer can pass through.
, . {} 45 Thou hast made us as the offscouring and refuse in the midst of the peoples. {S}
, -. 46 All our enemies have opened their mouth wide against us.
, . 47 Terror and the pit are come upon us, desolation and destruction.
- , - -. {} 48 Mine eye runneth down with rivers of water, for the breach of the daughter of my people. {S}
, . 49 Mine eye is poured out, and ceaseth not, without any intermission,
- , . 50 Till the LORD look forth, and behold from heaven.
, . {} 51 Mine eye affected my soul, because of all the daughters of my city. {S}
, . 52 They have chased me sore like a bird, that are mine enemies without cause.
, - . 53 They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and have cast stones upon me.
- -, . {} 54 Waters flowed over my head; I said: 'I am cut off.' {S}
, . 55 I called upon Thy name, O LORD, Out of the lowest dungeon.
, : - , . 56 Thou heardest my voice; hide not Thine ear at my sighing, at my cry.
, -. {} 57 Thou drewest near in the day that I called upon Thee; Thou saidst: 'Fear not.' {S}
, . 58 O Lord, Thou hast pleaded the causes of my soul; Thou hast redeemed my life.
, . 59 O LORD, Thou hast seen my wrong; judge Thou my cause.
, ----, . {} 60 Thou hast seen all their vengeance and all their devices against me. {S}
, - . 61 Thou hast heard their taunt, O LORD, and all their devices against me;
, -. 62 The lips of those that rose up against me, and their muttering against me all the day.
, . {} 63 Behold Thou their sitting down, and their rising up; I am their song. {S}
, . 64 Thou wilt render unto them a recompense, O LORD, according to the work of their hands.
-, . 65 Thou wilt give them hardness of heart, Thy curse unto them.
, . {} 66 Thou wilt pursue them in anger, and destroy them from under the heavens of the LORD. {P}

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