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Lamentations 3

RHE 1 Aleph. I am the man that see my poverty by the rod of his indignation. NIV 1 I am the man who has seen affliction by the rod of his wrath. RHE 2 Aleph. He hath led me, and brought me into darkness, and not into light. NIV 2 He has driven me away and made me walk in darkness rather than light; RHE 3 Aleph. Only against me he hath turned, and turned again his hand all the day. NIV 3 indeed, he has turned his hand against me again and again, all day long. RHE 4 Beth. My skin and my flesh he hath made old, he hath broken my bones. NIV 4 He has made my skin and my flesh grow old and has broken my bones. RHE 5 Beth. He hath built round about me, and he hath compassed me with gall, and labour. NIV 5 He has besieged me and surrounded me with bitterness and hardship. RHE 6 Beth. He hath set me in dark places as those that are dead for ever. NIV 6 He has made me dwell in darkness like those long dead. RHE 7 Ghimel. He hath built against me round about, that I may not get out: he hath made my fetters heavy. NIV 7 He has walled me in so I cannot escape; he has weighed me down with chains. RHE 8 Ghimel. Yea, and when I cry, and entreat, he hath shut out my prayer. NIV 8 Even when I call out or cry for help, he shuts out my prayer. RHE 9 Ghimel. He hath shut up my ways with square stones, he hath turned my paths upside down. NIV 9 He has barred my way with blocks of stone; he has made my paths crooked. RHE 10 Daleth. He is become to me as a bear lying in wait: as a lion in secret places. NIV 10 Like a bear lying in wait, like a lion in hiding, RHE 11 Daleth. He hath turned aside my paths, and hath broken me in pieces, he hath made me desolate. NIV 11 he dragged me from the path and mangled me and left me without help. RHE 12 Daleth. He hath bent his bow, and set me as a mark for his arrows. NIV 12 He drew his bow and made me the target for his arrows. RHE 13 He. He hath shot into my reins the daughters of his quiver. NIV 13 He pierced my heart with arrows from his quiver. RHE 14 He. I am made a derision to all my people, their song all the day long. NIV 14 I became the laughingstock of all my people; they mock me in song all day long. RHE 15 He. He hath filled me with bitterness, he hath inebriated me with wormwood. NIV 15 He has filled me with bitter herbs and sated me with gall. RHE 16 Vau. And he hath broken my teeth one by one, he hath fed me with ashes. NIV 16 He has broken my teeth with gravel; he has trampled me in the dust. RHE 17 Vau. And my soul is removed far off from peace, I have forgotten good things. NIV 17 I have been deprived of peace; I have forgotten what prosperity is. RHE 18 Vau. And I said: My end and my hope is perished from the Lord. NIV 18 So I say, "My splendor is gone and all that I had hoped from the LORD." RHE 19 Zain. Remember my poverty, and transgression, the wormwood and the gall. NIV 19 I remember my affliction and my wandering, the bitterness and the gall. RHE 20 Zain. I will be mindful and remember, and my soul shall languish within me. NIV 20 I well remember them, and my soul is downcast within me. RHE 21 Zain. These things I shall think over in my heart, therefore will I hope. NIV 21 Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: RHE 22 Heth. The mercies of the Lord that we are not consumed: because his commiserations have not failed. NIV 22 Because of the LORD's great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. RHE 23 Heth. They are new every morning, great is thy faithfulness. NIV 23 They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. RHE 24 Heth. The Lord is my portion, said my soul: therefore will I wait for him. NIV 24 I say to myself, "The LORD is my portion; therefore I will wait for him." RHE 25 Teth. The Lord is good to them that hope in him, to the soul that seeketh him. NIV 25 The LORD is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him; RHE 26 Teth. It is good to wait with silence for the salvation of God. NIV 26 it is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD. RHE 27 Teth. It is good for a man, when he hath borne the yoke from his youth. NIV 27 It is good for a man to bear the yoke while he is young. RHE 28 Jod. He shall sit solitary, and hold his peace: because he hath taken it up upon himself. NIV 28 Let him sit alone in silence, for the LORD has laid it on him. RHE 29 Jod. He shall put his mouth in the dust, if so be there may be hope. NIV 29 Let him bury his face in the dust-- there may yet be hope. RHE 30 Jod. He shall give his cheek to him that striketh him, he shall be filled with reproaches. NIV 30 Let him offer his cheek to one who would strike him, and let him be filled with disgrace. RHE 31 Caph. For the Lord will not cast off for ever. NIV 31 For men are not cast off by the Lord forever. RHE 32 Caph. For if he hath cast off, he will also have mercy, according to the multitude of his mercies. NIV 32 Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great is his unfailing love. RHE 33 Caph. For he hath not willingly afflicted, nor cast off the children of men. NIV 33 For he does not willingly bring affliction or grief to the children of men. RHE 34 Lamed. To crush under his feet all the prisoners of the land, NIV 34 To crush underfoot all prisoners in the land, RHE 35 Lamed. To turn aside the judgment of a man before the face of the most High, NIV 35 to deny a man his rights before the Most High, RHE 36 Lamed. To destroy a man wrongfully in his judgment, the Lord hath not approved. NIV 36 to deprive a man of justice-- would not the Lord see such things? RHE 37 Mem. Who is he that hath commanded a thing to be done, when the Lord commandeth it not? NIV 37 Who can speak and have it happen if the Lord has not decreed it? RHE 38 Mem. Shall not both evil and good proceed out of the mouth of the Highest? NIV 38 Is it not from the mouth of the Most High that both calamities and good things come? RHE 39 Mem. Why hath a living man murmured, man suffering for his sins? NIV 39 Why should any living man complain when punished for his sins? RHE 40 Nun. Let us search our ways, and seek, and return to the Lord. NIV 40 Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the LORD. RHE 41 Nun. Let us lift up our hearts with our hands to the Lord in the heavens. NIV 41 Let us lift up our hearts and our hands to God in heaven, and say: RHE 42 Nun. We have done wickedly, and provoked thee to wrath: therefore thou art inexorable. NIV 42 "We have sinned and rebelled and you have not forgiven. RHE 43 Samech. Thou hast covered in thy wrath, and hast struck us: thou hast killed and hast not spared. NIV 43 "You have covered yourself with anger and pursued us; you have slain without pity. RHE 44 Samech. Thou hast set a cloud before thee, that our prayer may not pass through. NIV 44 You have covered yourself with a cloud so that no prayer can get through. RHE 45 Samech. Thou hast made me as an outcast, and refuse in the midst of the people. NIV 45 You have made us scum and refuse among the nations. RHE 46 Phe. All our enemies have opened their mouths against us. NIV 46 "All our enemies have opened their mouths wide against us. RHE 47 Phe. Prophecy is become to us a fear, and a snare, and destruction. NIV 47 We have suffered terror and pitfalls, ruin and destruction." RHE 48 Phe. My eye hath run down with streams of water, for the destruction of the daughter of my people. NIV 48 Streams of tears flow from my eyes because my people are destroyed. RHE 49 Ain. My eye is afflicted, and hath not been quiet, because there was no rest: NIV 49 My eyes will flow unceasingly, without relief, RHE 50 Ain. Till the Lord regarded and looked down from the heavens. NIV 50 until the LORD looks down from heaven and sees. RHE 51 Ain. My eye hath wasted my soul because of all the daughters of my city. NIV 51 What I see brings grief to my soul because of all the women of my city. RHE 52 Sade. My enemies have chased me and caught me like a bird, without cause. NIV 52 Those who were my enemies without cause hunted me like a bird. RHE 53 Sade. My life is fallen into the pit, and they have laid a stone over me. NIV 53 They tried to end my life in a pit and threw stones at me; RHE 54 Sade. Waters have flowed over my head: I said: I am cut off. NIV 54 the waters closed over my head, and I thought I was about to be cut off. RHE 55 Coph. I have called upon thy name, O Lord, from the lowest pit. NIV 55 I called on your name, O LORD, from the depths of the pit. RHE 56 Coph. Thou hast heard my voice: turn not away thy ear from my sighs, and cries. NIV 56 You heard my plea: "Do not close your ears to my cry for relief." RHE 57 Coph. Thou drewest near in the day, when I called upon thee, thou saidst: Fear not. NIV 57 You came near when I called you, and you said, "Do not fear." RHE 58 Res. Thou hast judged, O Lord, the cause of my soul, thou the Redeemer of my life. NIV 58 O Lord, you took up my case; you redeemed my life. RHE 59 Res. Thou hast seen, O Lord, their iniquity against me: judge thou my judgment. NIV 59 You have seen, O LORD, the wrong done to me. Uphold my cause! RHE 60 Res. Thou hast seen all their fury, and all their thoughts against me. NIV 60 You have seen the depth of their vengeance, all their plots against me. RHE 61 Sin. Thou hast heard their reproach, O Lord, all their imaginations against me. NIV 61 O LORD, you have heard their insults, all their plots against me-- RHE 62 Sin. The lips of them that rise up against me: and their devices against me all the day. NIV 62 what my enemies whisper and mutter against me all day long. RHE 63 Sin. Behold their sitting down, and their rising up, I am their song. NIV 63 Look at them! Sitting or standing, they mock me in their songs. RHE 64 Thau. Thou shalt render them a recompense, O Lord, according to the works of their hands. NIV 64 Pay them back what they deserve, O LORD, for what their hands have done. RHE 65 Thau. Thou shalt give them a buckler of heart, thy labour. NIV 65 Put a veil over their hearts, and may your curse be on them! RHE 66 Thau. Thou shalt persecute them in anger, and shalt destroy them from under the heavens, O Lord. NIV 66 Pursue them in anger and destroy them from under the heavens of the LORD.