Lamentations 3:1

English Standard Version

1 I am the man who has seen affliction under the rod of his wrath; (Ps2:9; Jer20:18)

New International Version

1 I am the man who has seen affliction by the rod of the Lord’s wrath.

New Int. Readers Version

1 I am a man who has suffered greatly. The Lord has used the Babylonians to punish our people.

King James Version

1 I am the man that hath seen affliction by the rod of his wrath.