Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

Julia Smith Translation

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

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 does a living man complain, a man for the punishment of his sins? 40 Let us search and examine our ways, and turn again to the LORD. 41 Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.



Cross References

2 Corinthians 13:5

Examine yourselves, whether you are in the faith; prove your own selves. Know you not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, unless you are counterfeits?

Psalm 119:59

I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto your testimonies.

Psalm 139:23-24

Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts:

Joel 2:12-13

Therefore also now, says the LORD, turn you even to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning:

Deuteronomy 4:30

When you are in tribulation, and all these things are come upon you, even in the latter days, if you turn to the LORD your God, and shall be obedient unto his voice;

1 Chronicles 15:12-13

And said unto them, You are the heads of the fathers' houses of the Levites: Sanctify yourselves, both you and your brethren, that you may bring up the ark of the LORD God of Israel unto the place that I have prepared for it.

2 Chronicles 30:6

So the runners went with the letters from the king and his princes throughout all Israel and Judah, and according to the commandment of the king, saying, You children of Israel, turn again unto the LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, and he will return to the remnant of you, that are escaped out of the hand of the kings of Assyria.

2 Chronicles 30:9

For if you turn again unto the LORD, your brethren and your children shall find compassion before them that lead them captive, so that they shall come again into this land: for the LORD your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if you return unto him.

Job 11:13-15

If you prepare your heart, and stretch out your hands toward him;

Job 34:31-32

Surely it is fitting to be said unto God, I have borne chastisement, I will not offend any more:

Psalm 4:4

Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own 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 unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

Ezekiel 18:28

Because he considers, and turns away from all his transgressions that he has committed, he shall surely live, he shall not die.

Hosea 6:1

Come, and let us return unto the LORD: for he has torn, and he will heal us; he has smitten, and he will bind us up.

Hosea 12:6

Therefore turn you to your God: keep mercy and judgment, and wait on your God continually.

Hosea 14:1-3

O Israel, return unto the LORD your God; for you have fallen 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 you unto them, Thus says the LORD of hosts; Turn you unto me, says the LORD of hosts, and I will turn unto you, says the LORD of hosts.

Acts 26:20

But showed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the country of Judea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works befitting repentance.

1 Corinthians 11:28

But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of that bread, and drink of that cup.

1 Corinthians 11:31

For if we would judge ourselves, we should not be judged.

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