Lamentations 3:1-7 NIV

1 I am the man who has seen affliction1 by the rod of his wrath.2

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2 He has driven me away and made me walk in darkness3 rather than light;

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3 indeed, he has turned his hand against me4 again and again, all day long.

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4 He has made my skin and my flesh grow old5 and has broken my bones.6

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5 He has besieged me and surrounded me with bitterness7 and hardship.8

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6 He has made me dwell in darkness like those long dead.9

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7 He has walled me in so I cannot escape;10 he has weighed me down with chains.11

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