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Lamentations 3:37

    Lamentations 3:37 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Who is he that saith, and it cometh to pass, when the Lord commandeth it not?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Who is he that said, and it comes to pass, when the Lord commands it not?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Who is he that saith, and it cometh to pass, when the Lord commandeth it not?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Who is able to say a thing, and give effect to it, if it has not been ordered by the Lord?

    Webster's Revision

    Who is he that saith, and it cometh to pass, when the Lord commandeth it not?

    World English Bible

    Who is he who says, and it comes to pass, when the Lord doesn't command it?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Who is he that saith, and it cometh to pass, when the Lord commandeth it not?

    Barnes' Notes on Lamentations 3:37

    Why then does a loving God, who disapproves of suffering when inflicted by man upon man, Himself send sorrow and misery? "Because of sins."

    Lamentations 3:37

    Literally, "Who is this that spake and it was done, though אדני 'ădonāy commanded it not?"

    Wesley's Notes on Lamentations 3:37

    3:37 Who - Nothing comes to pass in the world, but by the disposal of divine providence. This seems to be spoken in the name of the people of God, arguing themselves into a quiet submission, to their afflictions, from the consideration of the hand of God in them.