Lamentations 3:26

It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the saluation of the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{It is} good that he waits silently For the salvation of the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

It is good that a man should hope and quietly wait for the salvation of Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

It is good to go on hoping and quietly waiting for the salvation of the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

It is good that one should both wait, and that in silence, for the salvation of Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

It is good that a man should hope and quietly wait for the salvation of Yahweh.
- World English Bible

Good! when one doth stay and stand still For the salvation of Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

It is good that a man should quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Lamentations 3

  • Samuel kasami
    Surely God rewards those who have hope and patiently wait for his salvation.
  • Karen
    I use verses 22-23 as my(verse for the year) to think upon. I like to quote it in the morning!
    Great is thy faithfulness!
  • Lavador R Sizemore
    The darkest times of my life, is when i hear the voice of GOD more clear say I AM then any other time. Isaiah 50vs10 Who is among you that fears the Lord, who obeys the voice of his servant, who walketh in darkness and has no light, let him trust in the name of the Lord and lean upon his GOD!
  • Silvia ngene
    A true verse,praise the Lord.
  • Wamalwa meshack for verse 22
    God loves as and we live because of his power his grace, and if it was on our own strength, we would be no where. I thank my living God.
  • 2sidedblade for verse 22
    its refreshing mind blowing sets my soul to think -who am i not to forgive . ask god to help us all by praying for our enemies . how do i know if i have forgiven someone . i could say i love you . i can give you money ,gifts . but how will my heart change . by asking god to do it for me .thank you lord jesus your mercies are new

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