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

  • Steve morrow
    psalm 85:10 mercy and truth are met together righteousness and peace have kissed each other--- psalm 19:9 the fear of the LORD is clean enduring for ever the judgements of the LORD are are true and righteous altogether---proverbs 8:13 the fear of the LORD is to hate evil pride and arrogancy and the evil way and froward mouth do I hate---luke 1:50 AND HIS MERCY IS ON THEM THAT FEAR HIM FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION---romans 9:15 for HE saith to moses I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion---9:16 so then it is not of him that willeth nor of him that runneth but of GOD that showeth mercy---JAMES 3:17 BUT THE WISDOM THAT IS FROM ABOVE IS FIRST PURE THEN PEACEABLE GENTLE AND EASY TO BE INTREATED FULL OF MERCY AND GOOD FRUITS WITHOUT PARTIALITY AND WITHOUT HYPOCRISY---3:18 AND THE FRUIT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS IS SOWN IN PEACE OF THEM THAT MAKE PEACE
  • M Dennis
    I thank the Lord for a new day and another Thanksgiving. Thank you Lord for new mercies and new grace. For not consuming me, when I've gone astray. Thank you for your son who died for me and set me free. I pray for all nations, especially these United States. That you will save our leaders, if they don't know you. That they might govern this world according to your plan. I come against all powers of evil in the world and leaders who are high-minded and destroy innocent lives. Let us have peace this day. Help me to show love towards all people that they may be drawn to you. And that you might gain glory out of my life. Bless all who seek you Lord. My soul loves you more and more. Thank you for choosing me that I might choose you.
  • Irene123
    To Lena Mae - Jeremiah was a chosen prophet of God; God chose him and God KNEW his end from his beginning. Jeremiah didn't displease God; he was speaking in the 1st person for God's people. Every prophet had his own way of prophesying; this was Jeremiah's. Jeremiah LOVED God; please believe that. He was the 'weeping' prophet; he wept over God's people.
  • Puma
    Yes verse 22 23 are one of my favorite verse thy word in my heart have I hidden that i might not sin against you is one of my favorite verse psalm 119 11 is a might verse too keep in your heart the lord Bless every one that reads this and keep our heart longing and hungry for thy precious word lov Puma
  • LenaMae
    I know God speaks truths,God did then andGod still speaks truths to all of us.God Is perfect, and always does just what He says..I really believe that here in these scriptures of God truths He was not very happy with Jeremiah, and still Godhelped Him,causeGod loves Him so much.God loves us all, and God isn't happy with the way we don't give everything up too Him..God isn't just on the side lines..
  • Samuel kasami
    Surely God rewards those who have hope and patiently wait for his salvation.

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