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Chapter 3 :: Lamentations

Lamentations 3:1  -  I AM the man that hath seen affliction by the rod of his wrath.

Lamentations 3:2  -  He hath led me, and brought me into darkness, but not into light.

Lamentations 3:3  -  Surely against me is he turned; he turneth his hand against me all the day.

Lamentations 3:4  -  My flesh and my skin hath he made old; he hath broken my bones.

Lamentations 3:5  -  He hath builded against me, and compassed me with gall and travail.

Lamentations 3:6  -  He hath set me in dark places, as they that be dead of old.

Lamentations 3:7  -  He hath hedged me about, that I cannot get out: he hath made my chain heavy.

Lamentations 3:8  -  Also when I cry and shout, he shutteth out my prayer.

Lamentations 3:9  -  He hath inclosed my ways with hewn stone, he hath made my paths crooked.

Lamentations 3:10  -  He was unto me as a bear lying in wait, and as a lion in secret places.

Lamentations 3:11  -  He hath turned aside my ways, and pulled me in pieces: he hath made me desolate.

Lamentations 3:12  -  He hath bent his bow, and set me as a mark for the arrow.

Lamentations 3:13  -  He hath caused the arrows of his quiver to enter into my reins.

Lamentations 3:14  -  I was a derision to all my people; and their song all the day.

Lamentations 3:15  -  He hath filled me with bitterness, he hath made me drunken with wormwood.

Lamentations 3:16  -  He hath also broken my teeth with gravel stones, he hath covered me with ashes.

Lamentations 3:17  -  And thou hast removed my soul far off from peace: I forgat prosperity.

Lamentations 3:18  -  And I said, My strength and my hope is perished from the LORD:

Lamentations 3:19  -  Remembering mine affliction and my misery, the wormwood and the gall.

Lamentations 3:20  -  My soul hath them still in remembrance, and is humbled in me.

Lamentations 3:21  -  This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope.

Lamentations 3:22  -  It is of the LORD's mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.

Lamentations 3:23  -  They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.

Lamentations 3:24  -  The LORD is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

Lamentations 3:25  -  The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.

Lamentations 3:26  -  It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.

Lamentations 3:27  -  It is good for a man that he bear the yoke of his youth.

Lamentations 3:28  -  He sitteth alone and keepeth silence, because he hath borne it upon him.

Lamentations 3:29  -  He putteth his mouth in the dust; if so be there may be hope.

Lamentations 3:30  -  He giveth his cheek to him that smiteth him: he is filled full with reproach.

Lamentations 3:31  -  For the LORD will not cast off for ever:

Lamentations 3:32  -  But though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies.

Lamentations 3:33  -  For he doth not afflict willingly nor grieve the children of men.

Lamentations 3:34  -  To crush under his feet all the prisoners of the earth.

Lamentations 3:35  -  To turn aside the right of a man before the face of the most High,

Lamentations 3:36  -  To subvert a man in his cause, the LORD approveth not.

Lamentations 3:37  -  Who is he that saith, and it cometh to pass, when the Lord commandeth it not?

Lamentations 3:38  -  Out of the mouth of the most High proceedeth not evil and good?

Lamentations 3:39  -  Wherefore doth a living man complain, a man for the punishment of his sins?

Lamentations 3:40  -  Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to the LORD.

Lamentations 3:41  -  Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.

Lamentations 3:42  -  We have transgressed and have rebelled: thou hast not pardoned.

Lamentations 3:43  -  Thou hast covered with anger, and persecuted us: thou hast slain, thou hast not pitied.

Lamentations 3:44  -  Thou hast covered thyself with a cloud, that our prayer should not pass through.

Lamentations 3:45  -  Thou hast made us as the offscouring and refuse in the midst of the people.

Lamentations 3:46  -  All our enemies have opened their mouths against us.

Lamentations 3:47  -  Fear and a snare is come upon us, desolation and destruction.

Lamentations 3:48  -  Mine eye runneth down with rivers of water for the destruction of the daughter of my people.

Lamentations 3:49  -  Mine eye trickleth down, and ceaseth not, without any intermission.

Lamentations 3:50  -  Till the LORD look down, and behold from heaven.

Lamentations 3:51  -  Mine eye affecteth mine heart because of all the daughters of my city.

Lamentations 3:52  -  Mine enemies chased me sore, like a bird, without cause.

Lamentations 3:53  -  They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone upon me.

Lamentations 3:54  -  Waters flowed over mine head; then I said, I am cut off.

Lamentations 3:55  -  I called upon thy name, O LORD, out of the low dungeon.

Lamentations 3:56  -  Thou hast heard my voice: hide not thine ear at my breathing, at my cry.

Lamentations 3:57  -  Thou drewest near in the day that I called upon thee: thou saidst, Fear not.

Lamentations 3:58  -  O LORD, thou hast pleaded the causes of my soul; thou hast redeemed my life.

Lamentations 3:59  -  O LORD, thou hast seen my wrong: judge thou my cause.

Lamentations 3:60  -  Thou hast seen all their vengeance and all their imaginations against me.

Lamentations 3:61  -  Thou hast heard their reproach, O LORD, and all their imaginations against me;

Lamentations 3:62  -  The lips of those that rose up against me, and their device against me all the day.

Lamentations 3:63  -  Behold their sitting down, and their rising up; I am their musick.

Lamentations 3:64  -  Render unto them a recompence, O LORD, according to the work of their hands.

Lamentations 3:65  -  Give them sorrow of heart, thy curse unto them.

Lamentations 3:66  -  Persecute and destroy them in anger from under the heavens of the LORD.

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