New American Standard Bible
So I say, "My strength has perished, And so has my hope from the LORD."
King James Bible
And I said, My strength and my hope is perished from the LORD:
Darby Bible Translation
And I said, My strength is perished, and my hope in Jehovah.
World English Bible
I said, My strength is perished, and my expectation from Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
And I say, Perished hath my strength and my hope from Jehovah.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The prophet reaches the verge of despair. But by struggling against it he reaches at length firm ground.
LibrarySolitude, Silence, Submission
"He sitteth alone and keepeth silence, because he hath borne it upon him. He putteth his mouth in the dust; if so be there may be hope."--Lamentations 3:28, 29. THUS the prophet describes the conduct of a person in deep anguish of heart. When he does not know what to do, his soul, as if by instinct, humbles itself. He gets into some secret place, he utters no speech, he gives himself over to moaning and to tears, and then he bows himself lower and yet lower before the Divine Majesty, as if he felt …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 42: 1896
Question Lxxxii of Devotion
The Mercy of God
Where now is my hope? And who regards my hope?
Then He said to me, "Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel; behold, they say, 'Our bones are dried up and our hope has perished. We are completely cut off.'
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