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Lamentations 3:1-36

NIV 1 I am the man who has seen affliction by the rod of the LORD’s wrath. NIV 1 I am the man who has seen affliction by the rod of the LORD’s wrath. NIV 2 He has driven me away and made me walk in darkness rather than light; NIV 2 He has driven me away and made me walk in darkness rather than light; NIV 3 indeed, he has turned his hand against me again and again, all day long. NIV 3 indeed, he has turned his hand against me again and again, all day long. NIV 4 He has made my skin and my flesh grow old and has broken my bones. NIV 4 He has made my skin and my flesh grow old and has broken my bones. NIV 5 He has besieged me and surrounded me with bitterness and hardship. NIV 5 He has besieged me and surrounded me with bitterness and hardship. NIV 6 He has made me dwell in darkness like those long dead. NIV 6 He has made me dwell in darkness like those long dead. NIV 7 He has walled me in so I cannot escape; he has weighed me down with chains. NIV 7 He has walled me in so I cannot escape; he has weighed me down with chains. NIV 8 Even when I call out or cry for help, he shuts out my prayer. NIV 8 Even when I call out or cry for help, he shuts out my prayer. NIV 9 He has barred my way with blocks of stone; he has made my paths crooked. NIV 9 He has barred my way with blocks of stone; he has made my paths crooked. NIV 10 Like a bear lying in wait, like a lion in hiding, NIV 10 Like a bear lying in wait, like a lion in hiding, NIV 11 he dragged me from the path and mangled me and left me without help. NIV 11 he dragged me from the path and mangled me and left me without help. NIV 12 He drew his bow and made me the target for his arrows. NIV 12 He drew his bow and made me the target for his arrows. NIV 13 He pierced my heart with arrows from his quiver. NIV 13 He pierced my heart with arrows from his quiver. NIV 14 I became the laughingstock of all my people; they mock me in song all day long. NIV 14 I became the laughingstock of all my people; they mock me in song all day long. NIV 15 He has filled me with bitter herbs and given me gall to drink. NIV 15 He has filled me with bitter herbs and given me gall to drink. NIV 16 He has broken my teeth with gravel; he has trampled me in the dust. NIV 16 He has broken my teeth with gravel; he has trampled me in the dust. NIV 17 I have been deprived of peace; I have forgotten what prosperity is. NIV 17 I have been deprived of peace; I have forgotten what prosperity is. NIV 18 So I say, “My splendor is gone and all that I had hoped from the LORD.” NIV 18 So I say, “My splendor is gone and all that I had hoped from the LORD.” NIV 19 I remember my affliction and my wandering, the bitterness and the gall. NIV 19 I remember my affliction and my wandering, the bitterness and the gall. NIV 20 I well remember them, and my soul is downcast within me. NIV 20 I well remember them, and my soul is downcast within me. NIV 21 Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: NIV 21 Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: NIV 22 Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. NIV 22 Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. NIV 23 They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. NIV 23 They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. NIV 24 I say to myself, “The LORD is my portion; therefore I will wait for him.” NIV 24 I say to myself, “The LORD is my portion; therefore I will wait for him.” NIV 25 The LORD is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him; NIV 25 The LORD is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him; NIV 26 it is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD. NIV 26 it is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD. NIV 27 It is good for a man to bear the yoke while he is young. NIV 27 It is good for a man to bear the yoke while he is young. NIV 28 Let him sit alone in silence, for the LORD has laid it on him. NIV 28 Let him sit alone in silence, for the LORD has laid it on him. NIV 29 Let him bury his face in the dust— there may yet be hope. NIV 29 Let him bury his face in the dust— there may yet be hope. NIV 30 Let him offer his cheek to one who would strike him, and let him be filled with disgrace. NIV 30 Let him offer his cheek to one who would strike him, and let him be filled with disgrace. NIV 31 For no one is cast off by the Lord forever. NIV 31 For no one is cast off by the Lord forever. NIV 32 Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great is his unfailing love. NIV 32 Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great is his unfailing love. NIV 33 For he does not willingly bring affliction or grief to anyone. NIV 33 For he does not willingly bring affliction or grief to anyone. NIV 34 To crush underfoot all prisoners in the land, NIV 34 To crush underfoot all prisoners in the land, NIV 35 to deny people their rights before the Most High, NIV 35 to deny people their rights before the Most High, NIV 36 to deprive them of justice— would not the Lord see such things? NIV 36 to deprive them of justice— would not the Lord see such things?

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