Lamentations 3:17-27 NIV

17 I have been deprived of peace; I have forgotten what prosperity is.
18 So I say, "My splendor is gone and all that I had hoped from the LORD."1

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      19 I remember my affliction and my wandering, the bitterness2 and the gall.3

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          20 I well remember them, and my soul is downcast4 within me.5

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          21 Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope:
          22 Because of the LORD's great love6 we are not consumed,7 for his compassions never fail.8

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          23 They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.9

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          24 I say to myself, "The LORD is my portion;10 therefore I will wait for him."

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          25 The LORD is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him;11

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          26 it is good to wait quietly12 for the salvation of the LORD.13

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          27 It is good for a man to bear the yoke while he is young.