Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Let us examine and probe our ways, And let us return to the LORD.

King James Version

Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to the LORD.

Holman Bible

?NunLet us search out and examine our ways,
and turn back to the Lord.

International Standard Version

Let us examine our lifestyles, putting them to the test, and turn back to the LORD.

A Conservative Version

Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to LORD.

American Standard Version

Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to Jehovah.

Amplified

Let us test and examine our ways, and let us return to the Lord!

Bible in Basic English

Let us make search and put our ways to the test, turning again to the Lord;

Darby Translation

Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Nun Let us search out our ways, and seek, and turn again to the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

We will search out our ways, and examine and turn back even to Jehovah.

King James 2000

Let us search and examine our ways, and turn again to the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let us test and examine our ways; let us return to Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{Nun} Let us look well upon our own ways, and remember ourselves, and turn again to the LORD.

NET Bible

(Nun) Let us carefully examine our ways, and let us return to the Lord.

New Heart English Bible

Let us examine and search our ways, and return to the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

Let us search out our ways, and examine them well, and let us return unto Yahweh;

Webster

Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to the LORD.

World English Bible

Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

We search our ways, and investigate, And turn back unto Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let us search
חפשׂ 
Chaphas 
Usage: 23

and try
חקר 
Chaqar 
Usage: 27

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

and turn again
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

Devotionals

Devotionals about Lamentations 3:40

References

Prayers for Lamentations 3:40

Context Readings

Israel's Affliction

39 Why should any living mortal, or any man, Offer complaint in view of his sins? 40 Let us examine and probe our ways, And let us return to the LORD. 41 We lift up our heart and hands Toward God in heaven;



Cross References

2 Corinthians 13:5

Test yourselves to see if you are in the faith; examine yourselves! Or do you not recognize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you--unless indeed you fail the test?

Psalm 119:59

I considered my ways And turned my feet to Your testimonies.

Psalm 139:23-24

Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and know my anxious thoughts;

Joel 2:12-13

"Yet even now," declares the LORD, "Return to Me with all your heart, And with fasting, weeping and mourning;

Deuteronomy 4:30

"When you are in distress and all these things have come upon you, in the latter days you will return to the LORD your God and listen to His voice.

1 Chronicles 15:12-13

and said to them, "You are the heads of the fathers' households of the Levites; consecrate yourselves both you and your relatives, that you may bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel to the place that I have prepared for it.

2 Chronicles 30:6

The couriers went throughout all Israel and Judah with the letters from the hand of the king and his princes, even according to the command of the king, saying, "O sons of Israel, return to the LORD God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, that He may return to those of you who escaped and are left from the hand of the kings of Assyria.

2 Chronicles 30:9

"For if you return to the LORD, your brothers and your sons will find compassion before those who led them captive and will return to this land For the LORD your God is gracious and compassionate, and will not turn His face away from you if you return to Him."

Job 11:13-15

"If you would direct your heart right And spread out your hand to Him,

Job 34:31-32

"For has anyone said to God, 'I have borne chastisement; I will not offend anymore;

Psalm 4:4

Tremble, and do not sin; Meditate in your heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way And the unrighteous man his thoughts; And let him return to the LORD, And He will have compassion on him, And to our God, For He will abundantly pardon.

Ezekiel 18:28

"Because he considered and turned away from all his transgressions which he had committed, he shall surely live; he shall not die.

Hosea 6:1

"Come, let us return to the LORD For He has torn us, but He will heal us; He has wounded us, but He will bandage us.

Hosea 12:6

Therefore, return to your God, Observe kindness and justice, And wait for your God continually.

Hosea 14:1-3

Return, O Israel, to the LORD your God, For you have stumbled because of your iniquity.

Haggai 1:5-9

Now therefore, thus says the LORD of hosts, "Consider your ways!

Zechariah 1:3-4

"Therefore say to them, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts, "Return to Me," declares the LORD of hosts, "that I may return to you," says the LORD of hosts.

Acts 26:20

but kept declaring both to those of Damascus first, and also at Jerusalem and then throughout all the region of Judea, and even to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds appropriate to repentance.

1 Corinthians 11:28

But a man must examine himself, and in so doing he is to eat of the bread and drink of the cup.

1 Corinthians 11:31

But if we judged ourselves rightly, we would not be judged.

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