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Lamentations 3:8–9

And though I cry and shout,

he has shut out my prayers.

He has blocked my way with a high stone wall;

he has made my road crooked.

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Lamentations 3:8–9 — The New International Version (NIV)

Even when I call out or cry for help,

he shuts out my prayer.

He has barred my way with blocks of stone;

he has made my paths crooked.

Lamentations 3:8–9 — English Standard Version (ESV)

though I call and cry for help,

he shuts out my prayer;

he has blocked my ways with blocks of stones;

he has made my paths crooked.

Lamentations 3:8–9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

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

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

Lamentations 3:8–9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Even when I cry and shout,

He shuts out my prayer.

He has blocked my ways with hewn stone;

He has made my paths crooked.

Lamentations 3:8–9 — New Century Version (NCV)

I cry out and beg for help,

but he ignores my prayer.

He blocked my way with a stone wall

and led me in the wrong direction.

Lamentations 3:8–9 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Yea, when I cry, and call for help, he shutteth out my prayer. He hath walled up my ways with hewn stone; he hath made my paths crooked.

Lamentations 3:8–9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Even when I cry and shout, he shutteth out my prayer. He hath inclosed my ways with hewn stone, he hath made my paths crooked.

Lamentations 3:8–9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Even when I cry and call for help, he shuts out my prayer.

He has blocked my way with cut stones and made my paths crooked.

Lamentations 3:8–9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Even when I cry out and plead for help,

He rejects my prayer.

He has walled in my ways with cut stones;

He has made my paths crooked.

Lamentations 3:8–9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

though I call and cry for help,

he shuts out my prayer;

he has blocked my ways with hewn stones,

he has made my paths crooked.

Lamentations 3:8–9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Though I cry out for help,

he shuts out my prayers.

He has blocked my ways with dressed stones;

he has made my paths crooked.

Lamentations 3:8–9 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

I call out and cry for help.

But he won’t listen to me when I pray.

He has put up a stone wall to block my way.

He has made my paths crooked.

Lamentations 3:8–9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Even when I cry out and call for help,

He shuts out my prayer.

He has blocked my ways with hewn stone;

He has made my paths crooked.