Lamentations 3:16-26 NLT

16 He has made me chew on gravel. He has rolled me in the dust.
17 Peace has been stripped away, and I have forgotten what prosperity is.
18 I cry out, “My splendor is gone! Everything I had hoped for from the is lost!”
19 The thought of my suffering and homelessness is bitter beyond words.a

References for Lamentations 3:19

    • 3:19 - Or is wormwood and gall.
      20 I will never forget this awful time, as I grieve over my loss.
      21 Yet I still dare to hope when I remember this:
      22 The faithful love of the never ends!b His mercies never cease.

      References for Lamentations 3:22

        • 3:22 - As in Syriac version; Hebrew reads of the keeps us from destruction.
          23 Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning.
          24 I say to myself, “The is my inheritance; therefore, I will hope in him!”
          25 The is good to those who depend on him, to those who search for him.
          26 So it is good to wait quietly for salvation from the .