Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For if He causes grief,
Then He will have compassion
According to His abundant lovingkindness.

King James Version

But though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies.

Holman Bible

Even if He causes suffering,
He will show compassion
according to His abundant, faithful love.

International Standard Version

though he causes grief, his compassion abounds according to his gracious love.

A Conservative Version

For though he causes grief, yet he will have compassion according to the multitude of his loving kindnesses.

American Standard Version

For though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses.

Amplified


For if He causes grief,
Then He will have compassion
According to His abundant lovingkindness and tender mercy.

Bible in Basic English

For though he sends grief, still he will have pity in the full measure of his love.

Darby Translation

but if he have caused grief, he will have compassion according to the multitude of his loving-kindnesses:

Julia Smith Translation

For if he afflicted, and he compassionated according to the multitude of his mercy.

King James 2000

But though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For even though he causes grief he has compassion according to the greatness of his royal love.

Modern King James verseion

for though He causes grief, yet He will have pity according to the multitude of His kindnesses.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But though he do cast off, yet according to the multitude of his mercies, he receiveth to grace again.

NET Bible

Though he causes us grief, he then has compassion on us according to the abundance of his loyal kindness.

New Heart English Bible

For though he may cause grief, yet he will have compassion according to the abundance of his loving kindness.

The Emphasized Bible

Surely, though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion, according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses;

Webster

But though he causeth grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies.

World English Bible

For though he cause grief, yet he will have compassion according to the multitude of his loving kindnesses.

Youngs Literal Translation

For though He afflicted, yet He hath pitied, According to the abundance of His kindness.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יגה 
Yagah 
Usage: 8

yet will he have compassion
רחם 
Racham 
Usage: 47

Devotionals

Devotionals about Lamentations 3:32

References

Images Lamentations 3:32

Context Readings

Israel's Affliction

31 For the Lord will not reject forever,
32 For if He causes grief,
Then He will have compassion
According to His abundant lovingkindness.
33 For He does not afflict willingly
Or grieve the sons of men.



Cross References

Psalm 78:38

But He, being compassionate, forgave their iniquity and did not destroy them;
And often He restrained His anger
And did not arouse all His wrath.

Hosea 11:8

How can I give you up, O Ephraim?
How can I surrender you, O Israel?
How can I make you like Admah?
How can I treat you like Zeboiim?
My heart is turned over within Me,
All My compassions are kindled.

Psalm 106:43-45

Many times He would deliver them;
They, however, were rebellious in their counsel,
And so sank down in their iniquity.

Exodus 2:23

Now it came about in the course of those many days that the king of Egypt died. And the sons of Israel sighed because of the bondage, and they cried out; and their cry for help because of their bondage rose up to God.

Exodus 3:7

The Lord said, “I have surely seen the affliction of My people who are in Egypt, and have given heed to their cry because of their taskmasters, for I am aware of their sufferings.

Judges 10:16

So they put away the foreign gods from among them and served the Lord; and He could bear the misery of Israel no longer.

2 Kings 13:23

But the Lord was gracious to them and had compassion on them and turned to them because of His covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not destroy them or cast them from His presence until now.

Psalm 30:5

For His anger is but for a moment,
His favor is for a lifetime;
Weeping may last for the night,
But a shout of joy comes in the morning.

Psalm 103:11

For as high as the heavens are above the earth,
So great is His lovingkindness toward those who fear Him.

Jeremiah 31:20

“Is Ephraim My dear son?
Is he a delightful child?
Indeed, as often as I have spoken against him,
I certainly still remember him;
Therefore My heart yearns for him;
I will surely have mercy on him,” declares the Lord.

Lamentations 3:22

The Lord’s lovingkindnesses indeed never cease,
For His compassions never fail.

Luke 15:20

So he got up and came to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion for him, and ran and embraced him and kissed him.

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