Peace has been stripped away, and I have forgotten what prosperity is.
I cry out, “My splendor is gone! Everything I had hoped for from the is lost!”
The thought of my suffering and homelessness is bitter beyond words.
References for Lamentations 3:19
I will never forget this awful time, as I grieve over my loss.
Yet I still dare to hope when I remember this:
The faithful love of the never ends! His mercies never cease.
References for Lamentations 3:22
Great is his faithfulness; his mercies begin afresh each morning.
I say to myself, “The is my inheritance; therefore, I will hope in him!”
The is good to those who depend on him, to those who search for him.
So it is good to wait quietly for salvation from the .
And it is good for people to submit at an early age to the yoke of his discipline: