耶利米哀歌 Lamentations


Chapter Verses
3:1
我是因耶和华忿怒的杖,遭遇困苦的人。
I am the man who has seen affliction by the rod of his wrath.
3:2
他引导我,使我行在黑暗中,不行在光明里。
He has driven me away and made me walk in darkness rather than light;
3:3
他真是终日再三反手攻击我。
indeed, he has turned his hand against me again and again, all day long.
3:4
他使我的皮肉枯干。他折断(或作压伤)我的骨头。
He has made my skin and my flesh grow old and has broken my bones.
3:5
他筑垒攻击我,用苦楚(原文作苦胆)和艰难围困我。
He has besieged me and surrounded me with bitterness and hardship.
3:6
他使我住在幽暗之处,像死了许久的人一样。
He has made me dwell in darkness like those long dead.
3:7
他用篱笆围住我,使我不能出去。他使我的铜链沉重。
He has walled me in so I cannot escape; he has weighed me down with chains.
3:8
我哀号求救。他使我的祷告不得上达。
Even when I call out or cry for help, he shuts out my prayer.
3:9
他用凿过的石头挡住我的道。他使我的路弯曲。
He has barred my way with blocks of stone; he has made my paths crooked.
3:10
他向我如熊埋伏,如狮子在隐密处。
Like a bear lying in wait, like a lion in hiding,
3:11
他使我转离正路,将我撕碎,使我凄凉。
he dragged me from the path and mangled me and left me without help.
3:12
他张弓将我当作箭靶子。
He drew his bow and made me the target for his arrows.
3:13
他把箭袋中的箭射入我的肺腑。
He pierced my heart with arrows from his quiver.
3:14
我成了众民的笑话。他们终日以我为歌曲。
I became the laughingstock of all my people; they mock me in song all day long.
3:15
他用苦楚充满我,使我饱用茵陈。
He has filled me with bitter herbs and sated me with gall.
3:16
他又用沙石碜断我的牙,用灰尘将我蒙蔽。
He has broken my teeth with gravel; he has trampled me in the dust.
3:17
你使我远离平安,我忘记好处。
I have been deprived of peace; I have forgotten what prosperity is.
3:18
我就说,我的力量衰败。我在耶和华那里毫无指望。
So I say, "My splendor is gone and all that I had hoped from the Lord ."
3:19
耶和华阿,求你记念我如茵陈和苦胆的困苦窘迫。
I remember my affliction and my wandering, the bitterness and the gall.
3:20
我心想念这些,就在里面忧闷。
I well remember them, and my soul is downcast within me.
3:21
我想起这事,心里就有指望。
Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope:
3:22
我们不至消灭,是出于耶和华诸般的慈爱。是因他的怜悯不至断绝。
Because of the Lord 's great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail.
3:23
每早晨,这都是新的。你的诚实极其广大。
They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.
3:24
我心里说,耶和华是我的分,因此,我要仰望他。
I say to myself, "The Lord is my portion; therefore I will wait for him."
3:25
凡等候耶和华,心里寻求他的,耶和华必施恩给他。
The Lord is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him;
3:26
人仰望耶和华,静默等候他的救恩,这原是好的。
it is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord .
3:27
人在幼年负轭,这原是好的。
It is good for a man to bear the yoke while he is young.
3:28
他当独坐无言,因为这是耶和华加在他身上的。
Let him sit alone in silence, for the Lord has laid it on him.
3:29
他当口贴尘埃,或者有指望。
Let him bury his face in the dust- there may yet be hope.
3:30
他当由人打他的腮颊,要满受凌辱。
Let him offer his cheek to one who would strike him, and let him be filled with disgrace.
3:31
因为主必不永远丢弃人。
For men are not cast off by the Lord forever.
3:32
主虽使人忧愁,还要照他诸般的慈爱发怜悯。
Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great is his unfailing love.
3:33
因他并不甘心使人受苦,使人忧愁。
For he does not willingly bring affliction or grief to the children of men.
3:34
人将世上被囚的踹(原文作压)在脚下,
To crush underfoot all prisoners in the land,
3:35
或在至高者面前屈枉人,
to deny a man his rights before the Most High,
3:36
或在人的讼事上颠倒是非,这都是主看不上的。
to deprive a man of justice- would not the Lord see such things?
3:37
除非主命定,谁能说成就成呢?
Who can speak and have it happen if the Lord has not decreed it?
3:38
祸福不都出于至高者的口吗?
Is it not from the mouth of the Most High that both calamities and good things come?
3:39
活人因自己的罪受罚,为何发怨言呢?
Why should any living man complain when punished for his sins?
3:40
我们当深深考察自己的行为,再归向耶和华。
Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the Lord .
3:41
我们当诚心向天上的神举手祷告。
Let us lift up our hearts and our hands to God in heaven, and say:
3:42
我们犯罪背逆,你并不赦免。
We have sinned and rebelled and you have not forgiven.
3:43
你自被怒气遮蔽,追赶我们。你施行杀戮,并不顾惜。
You have covered yourself with anger and pursued us; you have slain without pity.
3:44
你以黑云遮蔽自己,以致祷告不得透入。
You have covered yourself with a cloud so that no prayer can get through.
3:45
你使我们在万民中成为污秽和渣滓。
You have made us scum and refuse among the nations.
3:46
我们的仇敌都向我们大大张口。
All our enemies have opened their mouths wide against us.
3:47
恐惧和陷坑,残害和毁灭,都临近我们。
We have suffered terror and pitfalls, ruin and destruction."
3:48
因我众民遭的毁灭,我就眼泪下流如河。
Streams of tears flow from my eyes because my people are destroyed.
3:49
我的眼多多流泪,总不止息,
My eyes will flow unceasingly, without relief,
3:50
直等耶和华垂顾,从天观看。
until the Lord looks down from heaven and sees.
3:51
因我本城的众民,我的眼,使我的心伤痛。
What I see brings grief to my soul because of all the women of my city.
3:52
无故与我为仇的追逼我,像追雀鸟一样。
Those who were my enemies without cause hunted me like a bird.
3:53
他们使我的命在牢狱中断绝,并将一块石头抛在我身上。
They tried to end my life in a pit and threw stones at me;
3:54
众水流过我头,我说,我命断绝了。
the waters closed over my head, and I thought I was about to be cut off.
3:55
耶和华阿,我从深牢中求告你的名。
I called on your name, O Lord , from the depths of the pit.
3:56
你曾听见我的声音。我求你解救,你不要掩耳不听。
You heard my plea: "Do not close your ears to my cry for relief."
3:57
我求告你的日子,你临近我,说,不要惧怕。
You came near when I called you, and you said, "Do not fear."
3:58
主阿,你伸明了我的冤。你救赎了我的命。
O Lord, you took up my case; you redeemed my life.
3:59
耶和华阿,你见了我受的委屈。求你为我伸冤。
You have seen, O Lord , the wrong done to me. Uphold my cause!
3:60
他们仇恨我,谋害我,你都看见了。
You have seen the depth of their vengeance, all their plots against me.
3:61
耶和华阿,你听见他们辱骂我的话,知道他们向我所设的计,
O Lord , you have heard their insults, all their plots against me-
3:62
并那些起来攻击我的人口中所说的话,以及终日向我所设的计谋。
what my enemies whisper and mutter against me all day long.
3:63
求你观看,他们坐下,起来,都以我为歌曲。
Look at them! Sitting or standing, they mock me in their songs.
3:64
耶和华阿,你要按着他们手所作的向他们施行报应。
Pay them back what they deserve, O Lord , for what their hands have done.
3:65
你要使他们心里刚硬,使你的咒诅临到他们。
Put a veil over their hearts, and may your curse be on them!
3:66
你要发怒追赶他们,从耶和华的天下除灭他们。
Pursue them in anger and destroy them from under the heavens of the Lord .