Lamentations 3:32-42 CSB

32 Even if He causes suffering, He will show compassion according to His abundant, faithful love.
33 For He does not enjoy bringing affliction or suffering on mankind.


34 Crushing all the prisoners of the landa beneath one's feet,

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      35 denying justice to a man in the presence of the Most High,
      36 or suppressing a person's lawsuitb- the Lord does not approve [of these things].

      References for Lamentations 3:36

        • € 3:36 - Ex 23:6; Dt 16:19; 24:17


          37 Who is there who speaks and it happens, unless the Lord has ordained [it]?

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              38 Do not both adversity and good come from the mouth of the Most High?c

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                  39 Why should [any] living person complain, [any] man, because of the punishment for his sins?


                  40 Let us search out and examine our ways, and turn back to the Lord.d

                  References for Lamentations 3:40

                    • ‚ 3:40 - Ps 119:5; 139:23-24
                      41 Let us lift up our hearts and [our] hands to God in heaven:
                      42 We have sinned and rebelled; You have not forgiven.e

                      References for Lamentations 3:42

                        • ƒ 3:42 - Dt 29:20; 2 Kg 24:4; Jr 5:7