“You have engulfed us with your anger, chased us down, You have discarded us as refuse and garbage, for we are trapped, devastated, and ruined.”. All day long they sing their mocking songs. If he works severely, he also works tenderly. threw us out in the backyard of the nations. Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. Books of the Bible. Hope in the Lord ’s Faithfulness.  |  They never quit, these enemies of mine, dreaming up mischief. You know all about the plans they have made. good things and hard things alike, into being? Hope in the LORD’s Faithfulness 1I am the one who has seen the afflictions that come from the rod of the LORD’s anger. proves to be good to the man who passionately waits. Lamentations 3 I am the man who has seen affliction by the rod of the LORD’s wrath. You wrapped yourself in thick blankets of clouds. TERMS OF USE

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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”?