on your name, Yahweh, out of the lowest dungeon. You heard my voice; don’t hide your ear at my breathing, at my cry.
Context / meaning
Lamentations 3 [50.] Until Yahweh look down, and see from heaven.
My eye affects my soul, because of all the daughters of my city.
They have chased me relentlessly like a bird, those who are my enemies without cause.
They have cut off my life in the dungeon, and have cast a stone on me.
Waters flowed over my head; I said, I am cut off.
Lamentations 3 [55.] I called on your name, Yahweh, out of the lowest dungeon.
You heard my voice; don’t hide your ear at my breathing, at my cry.
You came near in the day that I called on you; you said, Don’t be afraid.
Lord, you have pleaded the causes of my soul; you have redeemed my life.
Yahweh, you have seen my wrong. Judge my cause.
Lamentations 3 [60.] You have seen all their vengeance and all their devices against me.
You have heard their reproach, Yahweh, and all their devices against me,
The lips of those that rose up against me, and their device against me all the day.
You see their sitting down, and their rising up; I am their song.
You will render to them a recompense, Yahweh, according to the work of their hands.
You will give them hardness of heart, your curse to them.
You will pursue them in anger, and destroy them from under the heavens of Yahweh.
PIB Scriptures are derived from the World English Bible