14 Bible Verses about

Why Does God Do This?

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Numbers 14:3

"Why is the LORD bringing us into this land, to fall by the sword? Our wives and our little ones will become plunder; would it not be better for us to return to Egypt?"

Deuteronomy 29:24

"All the nations will say, 'Why has the LORD done thus to this land? Why this great outburst of anger?'

1 Kings 9:8

"And this house will become a heap of ruins; everyone who passes by will be astonished and hiss and say, 'Why has the LORD done thus to this land and to this house?'

Jeremiah 22:8

"Many nations will pass by this city; and they will say to one another, 'Why has the LORD done thus to this great city?'

Jeremiah 5:19

"It shall come about when they say, 'Why has the LORD our God done all these things to us?' then you shall say to them, 'As you have forsaken Me and served foreign gods in your land, so you will serve strangers in a land that is not yours.'

Jeremiah 16:10

"Now when you tell this people all these words, they will say to you, 'For what reason has the LORD declared all this great calamity against us? And what is our iniquity, or what is our sin which we have committed against the LORD our God?'

1 Samuel 4:3

When the people came into the camp, the elders of Israel said, "Why has the LORD defeated us today before the Philistines? Let us take to ourselves from Shiloh the ark of the covenant of the LORD, that it may come among us and deliver us from the power of our enemies."

Exodus 32:11

Then Moses entreated the LORD his God, and said, "O LORD, why does Your anger burn against Your people whom You have brought out from the land of Egypt with great power and with a mighty hand?

Job 10:2

"I will say to God, 'Do not condemn me; Let me know why You contend with me.

Psalm 80:12

Why have You broken down its hedges, So that all who pass that way pick its fruit?

Joshua 7:7

Joshua said, "Alas, O Lord GOD, why did You ever bring this people over the Jordan, only to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us? If only we had been willing to dwell beyond the Jordan!

Exodus 5:22

Then Moses returned to the LORD and said, "O Lord, why have You brought harm to this people? Why did You ever send me?

Habakkuk 1:3

Why do You make me see iniquity, And cause me to look on wickedness? Yes, destruction and violence are before me; Strife exists and contention arises.

Malachi 2:14

"Yet you say, 'For what reason?' Because the LORD has been a witness between you and the wife of your youth, against whom you have dealt treacherously, though she is your companion and your wife by covenant.

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