The King James Version Bible

Lamentations 3:2-10

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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