Parallel Bible results for Lamentations 3:34-44

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Lamentations 3:34-44

RSV 34 To crush under foot all the prisoners of the earth, NIV 34 To crush underfoot all prisoners in the land, RSV 35 to turn aside the right of a man in the presence of the Most High, NIV 35 to deny a man his rights before the Most High, RSV 36 to subvert a man in his cause, the Lord does not approve. NIV 36 to deprive a man of justice-- would not the Lord see such things? RSV 37 Who has commanded and it came to pass, unless the Lord has ordained it? NIV 37 Who can speak and have it happen if the Lord has not decreed it? RSV 38 Is it not from the mouth of the Most High that good and evil come? NIV 38 Is it not from the mouth of the Most High that both calamities and good things come? RSV 39 Why should a living man complain, a man, about the punishment of his sins? NIV 39 Why should any living man complain when punished for his sins? RSV 40 Let us test and examine our ways, and return to the LORD! NIV 40 Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the LORD. RSV 41 Let us lift up our hearts and hands to God in heaven: NIV 41 Let us lift up our hearts and our hands to God in heaven, and say: RSV 42 "We have transgressed and rebelled, and thou hast not forgiven. NIV 42 "We have sinned and rebelled and you have not forgiven. RSV 43 "Thou hast wrapped thyself with anger and pursued us, slaying without pity; NIV 43 "You have covered yourself with anger and pursued us; you have slain without pity. RSV 44 thou hast wrapped thyself with a cloud so that no prayer can pass through. NIV 44 You have covered yourself with a cloud so that no prayer can get through.