Lamentations 3:38

“Out of the mouth of the most High proceedeth not evil and good?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Out of the mouth of the most hie proceedeth not euill and good?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{Is it} not from the mouth of the Most High That both good and ill go forth?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Out of the mouth of the Most High cometh there not evil and good?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not evil and good come from the mouth of the Most High?
- Basic English Bible

Out of the mouth of the Most High doth not there proceed evil and good?
- Darby Bible

Out of the mouth of the most High proceedeth not evil and good?
- Webster's Bible

Doesn't evil and good come out of the mouth of the Most High?
- World English Bible

From the mouth of the Most High Go not forth the evils and the good.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Out of the mouth of the Most High proceedeth not evil and good?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Lamentations 3:38


3:38 Evil - Doth not evil or trouble come out of God's mouth from his direction, and providence, as well as good?


Discussion for Lamentations 3

  • 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.
  • Yushau Kwari
    v22-23 has always been my song. Thank you LORD for the surety.
  • Dominic Olobi for verse 37
    This means no spiritual leader can say anything against you because he or she is upset with you thinking God will answer them. It wont stand because God has not approved it
  • 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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