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Lamentations 3 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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I am the man who hath seen affliction By the rod of His wrath.

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Me He hath led, and causeth to go in darkness, and without light.

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Surely against me He turneth back, He turneth His hand all the day.

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He hath worn out my flesh and my skin. He hath broken my bones.

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He hath built up against me, And setteth round poverty and weariness.

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In dark places He hath caused me to dwell, As the dead of old.

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He hath hedged me about, and I go not out, He hath made heavy my fetter.

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Also when I call and cry out, He hath shut out my prayer.

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He hath hedged my ways with hewn work, My paths He hath made crooked.

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A bear lying in wait He is to me, A lion in secret hiding-places.

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My ways He is turning aside, and He pulleth me in pieces, He hath made me a desolation.

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He hath trodden His bow, And setteth me up as a mark for an arrow.

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He hath caused to enter into my reins The sons of His quiver.

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I have been a derision to all my people, Their song all the day.

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He hath filled me with bitter things, He hath filled me with wormwood.

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And He breaketh with gravel my teeth, He hath covered me with ashes.

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And Thou castest off from peace my soul, I have forgotten prosperity.

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And I say, Perished hath my strength and my hope from Jehovah.

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Remember my affliction and my mourning, Wormwood and gall!

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Remember well, and bow down doth my soul in me.

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This I turn to my heart -- therefore I hope.

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The kindnesses of Jehovah! For we have not been consumed, For not ended have His mercies.

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New every morning, abundant is thy faithfulness.

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My portion is Jehovah, hath my soul said, Therefore I hope for Him.

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Good is Jehovah to those waiting for Him, To the soul that seeketh Him.

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Good! when one doth stay and stand still For the salvation of Jehovah.

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Good for a man that he beareth a yoke in his youth.

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He sitteth alone, and is silent, For He hath laid it upon him.

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He putteth in the dust his mouth, if so be there is hope.

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He giveth to his smiter the cheek, He is filled with reproach.

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For the Lord doth not cast off to the age.

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For though He afflicted, yet He hath pitied, According to the abundance of His kindness.

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For He hath not afflicted with His heart, Nor doth He grieve the sons of men.

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To bruise under one's feet any bound ones of earth,

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To turn aside the judgment of a man, Over-against the face of the Most High,

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

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Who is this -- he hath said, and it is, And the Lord hath not commanded it?

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From the mouth of the Most High Go not forth the evils and the good.

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What -- sigh habitually doth a living man, A man for his sin?

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We search our ways, and investigate, And turn back unto Jehovah.

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We lift up our heart on the hands unto God in the heavens.

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We -- we have transgressed and rebelled, Thou -- Thou hast not forgiven.

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Thou hast covered Thyself with anger, And dost pursue us; Thou hast slain -- Thou hast not pitied.

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Thou hast covered Thyself with a cloud, So that prayer doth not pass through.

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Offscouring and refuse Thou dost make us In the midst of the peoples.

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Opened against us their mouth have all our enemies.

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Fear and a snare hath been for us, Desolation and destruction.

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Rivulets of water go down my eye, For the destruction of the daughter of my people.

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Mine eye is poured out, And doth not cease without intermission,

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Till Jehovah looketh and seeth from the heavens,

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My eye affecteth my soul, Because of all the daughters of my city.

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Hunted me sore as a bird have my enemies without cause.

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They have cut off in a pit my life, And they cast a stone against me.

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Flowed have waters over my head, I have said, I have been cut off.

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I called Thy name, O Jehovah, from the lower pit.

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My voice Thou hast heard, Hide not Thine ear at my breathing -- at my cry.

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Thou hast drawn near in the day I call Thee, Thou hast said, Fear not.

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Thou hast pleaded, O Lord, the pleadings of my soul, Thou hast redeemed my life.

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Thou hast seen, O Jehovah, my overthrow, Judge Thou my cause.

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Thou hast seen all their vengeance, All their thoughts of me.

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Thou hast heard their reproach, O Jehovah, All their thoughts against me,

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The lips of my withstanders, Even their meditation against me all the day.

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Their sitting down, and their rising up, Behold attentively, I am their song.

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Thou returnest to them the deed, O Jehovah, According to the work of their hands.

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Thou givest to them a covered heart, Thy curse to them.

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Thou pursuest in anger, and destroyest them, From under the heavens of Jehovah!
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