Lamentations 3 :36

Lamentations 3 :36 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

To subvert a man in his cause, the LORD approves not.

American King James Version (AKJV)

To subvert a man in his cause, the LORD approves not.

American Standard Version (ASV)

To subvert a man in his cause, the Lord approveth not.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

In his doing wrong to a man in his cause, the Lord has no pleasure.

Webster's Revision

To subvert a man in his cause, the Lord approveth not.

World English Bible

To subvert a man in his cause, the Lord doesn't approve.

English Revised Version (ERV)

To subvert a man in his cause, the Lord approveth not.

Definitions for Lamentations 3 :36

Clarke's Commentary on Lamentations 3 :36

To subvert a man in his cause - To prevent his having justice done him in a lawsuit, etc., by undue interference, as by suborning false witnesses, or exerting any kind of influence in opposition to truth and right. - Blayney.

The Lord approved not - Instead of אדני Adonai, seventeen MSS., of Kennicott's, and one ancient of my own, have יהוה Yehovah. Approveth not, לא ראה lo raah, doth not see, turns away his face from it, abhors it.

Barnes's Commentary on Lamentations 3 :36

Wesley's Commentary on Lamentations 3 :36

3:36 To subvert - Here are three things mentioned, which God approveth not.
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