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Lamentations 3 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Lam 3:1

I am the man that hath seen affliction by the rod of his wrath.

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Lam 3:2

He hath led me, and brought me into darkness, but not into light.

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Lam 3:3

Surely against me is he turned; he turneth his hand against me all the day.

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Lam 3:4

My flesh and my skin hath he made old; he hath broken my bones.

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Lam 3:5

He hath builded against me, and compassed me with gall and travail.

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Lam 3:6

He hath set me in dark places, as they that be dead of old.

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Lam 3:7

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

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Lam 3:8

Also when I cry and shout, he shutteth out my prayer.

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Lam 3:9

He hath inclosed my ways with hewn stone, he hath made my paths crooked.

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Lam 3:10

He was unto me as a bear lying in wait, and as a lion in secret places.

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Lam 3:11

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

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Lam 3:12

He hath bent his bow, and set me as a mark for the arrow.

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Lam 3:13

He hath caused the arrows of his quiver to enter into my reins.

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Lam 3:14

I was a derision to all my people; and their song all the day.

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Lam 3:15

He hath filled me with bitterness, he hath made me drunken with wormwood.

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Lam 3:16

He hath also broken my teeth with gravel stones, he hath covered me with ashes.

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Lam 3:17

And thou hast removed my soul far off from peace: I forgat prosperity.

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Lam 3:18

And I said, My strength and my hope is perished from the LORD:

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Lam 3:19

Remembering mine affliction and my misery, the wormwood and the gall.

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Lam 3:20

My soul hath them still in remembrance, and is humbled in me.

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Lam 3:21

This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope.

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Lam 3:22

It is of the LORD'S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.

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Lam 3:23

They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.

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Lam 3:24

The LORD is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

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Lam 3:25

The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.

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Lam 3:26

It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.

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Lam 3:27

It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.

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Lam 3:28

He sitteth alone and keepeth silence, because he hath borne it upon him.

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Lam 3:29

He putteth his mouth in the dust; if so be there may be hope.

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Lam 3:30

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

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Lam 3:31

For the Lord will not cast off for ever:

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Lam 3:32

But though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies.

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Lam 3:33

For he doth not afflict willingly nor grieve the children of men.

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Lam 3:34

To crush under his feet all the prisoners of the earth,

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Lam 3:35

To turn aside the right of a man before the face of the most High,

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Lam 3:36

To subvert a man in his cause, the Lord approveth not.

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Lam 3:37

Who is he that saith, and it cometh to pass, when the Lord commandeth it not?

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Lam 3:38

Out of the mouth of the most High proceedeth not evil and good?

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Lam 3:39

Wherefore doth a living man complain, a man for the punishment of his sins?

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Lam 3:40

Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to the LORD.

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Lam 3:41

Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.

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Lam 3:42

We have transgressed and have rebelled: thou hast not pardoned.

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Lam 3:43

Thou hast covered with anger, and persecuted us: thou hast slain, thou hast not pitied.

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Lam 3:44

Thou hast covered thyself with a cloud, that our prayer should not pass through.

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Lam 3:45

Thou hast made us as the offscouring and refuse in the midst of the people.

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Lam 3:46

All our enemies have opened their mouths against us.

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Lam 3:47

Fear and a snare is come upon us, desolation and destruction.

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Lam 3:48

Mine eye runneth down with rivers of water for the destruction of the daughter of my people.

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Lam 3:49

Mine eye trickleth down, and ceaseth not, without any intermission,

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Lam 3:50

Till the LORD look down, and behold from heaven.

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Lam 3:51

Mine eye affecteth mine heart because of all the daughters of my city.

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Lam 3:52

Mine enemies chased me sore, like a bird, without cause.

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Lam 3:53

They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and cast a stone upon me.

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Lam 3:54

Waters flowed over mine head; then I said, I am cut off.

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Lam 3:55

I called upon thy name, O LORD, out of the low dungeon.

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Lam 3:56

Thou hast heard my voice: hide not thine ear at my breathing, at my cry.

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Lam 3:57

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

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Lam 3:58

O Lord, thou hast pleaded the causes of my soul; thou hast redeemed my life.

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Lam 3:59

O LORD, thou hast seen my wrong: judge thou my cause.

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Lam 3:60

Thou hast seen all their vengeance and all their imaginations against me.

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Lam 3:61

Thou hast heard their reproach, O LORD, and all their imaginations against me;

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Lam 3:62

The lips of those that rose up against me, and their device against me all the day.

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Lam 3:63

Behold their sitting down, and their rising up; I am their musick.

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Lam 3:64

Render unto them a recompence, O LORD, according to the work of their hands.

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Lam 3:65

Give them sorrow of heart, thy curse unto them.

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Lam 3:66

Persecute and destroy them in anger from under the heavens of the LORD.
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