He has blocked my way with a high stone wall; He has dragged me off the path and torn me in pieces. Lamentations 3.
Lamentations 3 is the third chapter of the Book of Lamentations in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible, part of the Ketuvim ("Writings"). When he finished, there was nothing left of me.
Take it full-face. The thought of my suffering and homelessness, And it is good for people to submit at an early age, Let them turn the other cheek to those who strike them, Though he brings grief, he also shows compassion. and given me a bitter cup of sorrow to drink.
into pitch-black darkness. 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 Eugene H. Peterson by NavPress Publishing. the Master does not approve of such things. Yes, he’s given me the back of his hand. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois, 60188.
2 He has led me into darkness, shutting out all light. their mouths full of derision, spitting invective. God Speaks Both Good Things and Hard Things into Being. I’ve forgotten what the good life is like. over the fate of all the women of Jerusalem. When I see what’s happened to the young women in the city, The water rose over my head.
of skin and bones, then broke the bones. I said, ‘It’s all over.’. Sitting down or standing up—just look at them!—, Make a total demolition here under your heaven!”. He takes no pleasure in making life hard.
I’m finished. He has broken my bones. Who do you think “spoke and it happened”?