Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

King James 2000

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

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 person complain about his sin? 40 Let us test and examine our ways; let us return to Yahweh. 41 Let us lift up our hearts with our hands to God in the heavens.



Cross References

2 Corinthians 13:5

Test yourselves [to see] if you are in the faith. Examine yourselves! Or do you not recognize regarding yourselves that Jesus Christ [is] in you, unless you are unqualified?

Psalm 119:59

I think about my ways, and turn my feet to your testimonies.

Psalm 139:23-24

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

Joel 2:12-13

"And even now," {declares} Yahweh, "return to me with all your heart, with fasting, and weeping, and wailing."

Deuteronomy 4:30

{In your distress} when all these things have found you in the {latter days}, then you will return to Yahweh your God, and you will listen to his voice.

1 Chronicles 15:12-13

And he said to them, "You [are] the heads of the {families} for the Levites. Sanctify yourselves and your brothers and bring up the ark of Yahweh, the God of Israel, to [the place] I have established for it.

2 Chronicles 30:6

And the runners went with the letter from the hand of the king and his princes throughout all Israel and Judah according to the command of the king, saying, "O sons of Israel, return to Yahweh, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, that he may turn again to the remnant of you who escaped from the hand of the kings of Assyria.

2 Chronicles 30:9

For when you return to Yahweh, your brothers and your children [will find] compassion before their captors and return to this land, for Yahweh your God [is] gracious and compassionate, and he will not turn away his face from you if you return to him."

Job 11:13-15

"If you yourself direct your heart and stretch out your hands to him--

Job 34:31-32

"Indeed, does anyone say to God, 'I have endured [chastisement]; I will not act corruptly [again];

Psalm 4:4

Be disturbed but do not sin. Commune in your heart on your bed and be silent. Selah

Isaiah 55:7

Let [the] wicked forsake his way, and [the] man of sin his thoughts. And let him return to Yahweh, that he may take pity on him, and to our God, for he will {forgive manifold}.

Ezekiel 18:28

And if he sees and he returns from all of his transgressions that he did, surely he will live; he will not die!

Hosea 6:1

Come, let us return to Yahweh; because [it is] he who has torn, and he will heal us; he has struck us down and will bind us up.

Hosea 12:6

But you, you must return to your God; keep love and justice, and wait continually for your God.

Hosea 14:1-3

Return to Yahweh your God, Israel, for you have stumbled because of your sin.

Haggai 1:5-9

And so then, thus says Yahweh of hosts: '{Consider your ways}!

Zechariah 1:3-4

You must say to them: 'Thus says Yahweh of hosts: "Return to me," {declares} Yahweh of hosts, "and I will return to you," says Yahweh of hosts.

Acts 26:20

but to those in Damascus first, and in Jerusalem and all the region of Judea and to the Gentiles, I proclaimed [that they should] repent and turn to God, doing deeds worthy of repentance.

1 Corinthians 11:28

But let a person examine himself, and in this way let him eat from the bread and let him drink from the cup.

1 Corinthians 11:31

But if we were evaluating ourselves, we would not be judged.

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