1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
3:1 ¶ I [am] the man [who] hath seen affliction By the rod of His wrath.
3:2 Me He hath led, and causeth to go [in] darkness, and without light.
3:3 Surely against me He turneth back, He turneth His hand all the day.
3:4 He hath worn out my flesh and my skin. He hath broken my bones.
3:5 He hath built up against me, And setteth round poverty and weariness.
3:6 In dark places He hath caused me to dwell, As the dead of old.
3:7 He hath hedged me about, and I go not out, He hath made heavy my fetter.
3:8 Also when I call and cry out, He hath shut out my prayer.
3:9 He hath hedged my ways with hewn work, My paths He hath made crooked.
3:10 A bear lying in wait He [is] to me, A lion in secret hiding-places.
3:11 My ways He is turning aside, and He pulleth me in pieces, He hath made me a desolation.
3:12 He hath trodden His bow, And setteth me up as a mark for an arrow.
3:13 He hath caused to enter into my reins The sons of His quiver.
3:14 I have been a derision to all my people, Their song all the day.
3:15 He hath filled me with bitter things, He hath filled me [with] wormwood.
3:16 And He breaketh with gravel my teeth, He hath covered me with ashes.
3:17 And Thou castest off from peace my soul, I have forgotten prosperity.
3:19 Remember my affliction and my mourning, Wormwood and gall!
3:20 Remember well, and bow down doth my soul in me.
3:21 This I turn to my hearttherefore I hope.
3:23 New every morning, abundant [is] thy faithfulness.
3:27 Good for a man that he beareth a yoke in his youth.
3:28 He sitteth alone, and is silent, For He hath laid [it] upon him.
3:29 He putteth in the dust his mouth, if so be there is hope.
3:30 He giveth to his smiter the cheek, He is filled with reproach.
3:31 For the Lord doth not cast off to the age.
3:32 For though He afflicted, yet He hath pitied, According to the abundance of His kindness.
3:33 For He hath not afflicted with His heart, Nor doth He grieve the sons of men.
3:34 To bruise under one's feet any bound ones of earth,
3:35 To turn aside the judgment of a man, Over-against the face of the Most High,
3:36 To subvert a man in his cause, the Lord hath not approved.
3:37 ¶ Who [is] thishe hath said, and it is, [And] the Lord hath not commanded [it]?
3:38 From the mouth of the Most High Go not forth the evils and the good.
3:39 Whatsigh habitually doth a living man, A man for his sin?
3:41 We lift up our heart on the hands unto God in the heavens.
3:42 Wewe have transgressed and rebelled, ThouThou hast not forgiven.
3:43 Thou hast covered Thyself with anger, And dost pursue us; Thou hast slainThou hast not pitied.
3:44 Thou hast covered Thyself with a cloud, So that prayer doth not pass through.
3:45 Offscouring and refuse Thou dost make us In the midst of the peoples.
3:46 Opened against us their mouth have all our enemies.
3:47 Fear and a snare hath been for us, Desolation and destruction.
3:48 Rivulets of water go down my eye, For the destruction of the daughter of my people.
3:49 Mine eye is poured out, And doth not cease without intermission,
3:51 My eye affecteth my soul, Because of all the daughters of my city.
3:52 Hunted me sore as a bird have my enemies without cause.
3:53 They have cut off in a pit my life, And they cast a stone against me.
3:54 Flowed have waters over my head, I have said, I have been cut off.
3:56 My voice Thou hast heard, Hide not Thine ear at my breathingat my cry.
3:57 Thou hast drawn near in the day I call Thee, Thou hast said, Fear not.
3:58 Thou hast pleaded, O Lord, the pleadings of my soul, Thou hast redeemed my life.
3:60 Thou hast seen all their vengeance, All their thoughts of me.
3:62 The lips of my withstanders, Even their meditation against me all the day.
3:63 Their sitting down, and their rising up, Behold attentively, I [am] their song.
3:65 Thou givest to them a covered heart, Thy curse to them.
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