17 my soul is bereft of peace;
    I have forgotten what happiness[a] is;
18 (A)so I say, “My endurance has perished;
    so has my hope from the Lord.”

19 (B)Remember my affliction and my wanderings,
    (C)the wormwood and (D)the gall!
20 My soul continually remembers it
    (E)and is bowed down within me.

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Footnotes

  1. Lamentations 3:17 Hebrew good

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