Lamentations 3 :43

Lamentations 3 :43 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

You have covered with anger, and persecuted us: you have slain, you have not pitied.

King James Version (KJV)

You have covered with anger, and persecuted us: you have slain, you have not pitied.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Thou hast covered with anger and pursued us; thou hast slain, thou hast not pitied.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Covering yourself with wrath you have gone after us, cutting us off without pity;

Webster's Revision

Thou hast covered with anger, and persecuted us: thou hast slain, thou hast not pitied.

World English Bible

You have covered with anger and pursued us; you have killed, you have not pitied.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Thou hast covered with anger and pursued us; thou hast slain, thou hast not pitied.

Definitions for Lamentations 3 :43

Clarke's Commentary on Lamentations 3 :43

Barnes' Commentary on Lamentations 3 :43

In verses 43-66, far from pardoning, God is still actively punishing His people.

Rather, "Thou hast covered" Thyself "with wrath and pursued (Lamentations 1:3 note) us." The covering (here and in Lamentations 3:44) is that of clothing and enwrapping.

Wesley's Commentary on Lamentations 3 :43

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