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Lamentations 3:1-7 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 I am the man who has seen affliction by the rod of his wrath. 1 I am the man who has seen affliction by the rod of his wrath.
2 He has driven me away and made me walk in darkness rather than light; 2 He has driven me away and made me walk in darkness rather than light;
3 indeed, he has turned his hand against me again and again, all day long. 3 indeed, he has turned his hand against me again and again, all day long.
4 He has made my skin and my flesh grow old and has broken my bones. 4 He has made my skin and my flesh grow old and has broken my bones.
5 He has besieged me and surrounded me with bitterness and hardship. 5 He has besieged me and surrounded me with bitterness and hardship.
6 He has made me dwell in darkness like those long dead. 6 He has made me dwell in darkness like those long dead.
7 He has walled me in so I cannot escape; he has weighed me down with chains. 7 He has walled me in so I cannot escape; he has weighed me down with chains.