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.”
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      19 I remember my affliction and my wandering, the bitterness and the gall.
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          20 I well remember them, and my soul is downcast within me.
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          21 Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope:
          22 Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail.
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          23 They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.
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          24 I say to myself, “The LORD is my portion; 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;
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          26 it is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD.
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          27 It is good for a man to bear the yoke while he is young.