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14 Bible Verses about Why Does God Do This?

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Numbers 14:3

Why does the Lord bring us to this land to fall by the sword? Our wives and little ones will be a prey. Is it not better for us to return to Egypt?

Deuteronomy 29:24

Even all the nations shall say, Why has the Lord done thus to this land? What does the heat of this great anger mean?

1 Kings 9:8

This house shall become a heap of ruins; every passerby shall be astonished and shall hiss [with surprise] and say, Why has the Lord done thus to this land and to this house?

Jeremiah 22:8

And many nations will pass by this city, and every man will say to his neighbor, Why has the Lord done this to this great city?

Jeremiah 5:19

And when your people say, Why has the Lord our God done all these things to us? then you shall answer them, As you have forsaken Me, says the Lord, and have served strange gods in your land, so shall you serve strangers (gods) in a land that is not yours.

Jeremiah 16:10

And when you tell these people all these words and they inquire of you, Why has the Lord decreed all this enormous evil against us? Or, What is our iniquity? Or, What is the sin that we have committed against the Lord our God?

1 Samuel 4:3

When the troops had come into the camp, the elders of Israel said, Why has the Lord smitten us today before the Philistines? Let us bring the ark of the covenant of the Lord here from Shiloh, that He may come among us and save us from the power of our enemies.

Exodus 32:11

But Moses besought the Lord his God, and said, Lord, why does Your wrath blaze hot against Your people, whom You have brought forth out of the land of Egypt with great power and a mighty hand?

Job 10:2

I will say to God, Do not condemn me [do not make me guilty]! Show me why You contend with me.

Psalm 80:12

Why have You broken down its hedges and walls so that all who pass by pluck from its fruit?

Joshua 7:7

Joshua said, Alas, O Lord God, why have You brought this people over the Jordan at all only to give us into the hands of the Amorites to destroy us? Would that we had been content to dwell beyond the Jordan!

Exodus 5:22

Then Moses turned again to the Lord and said, O Lord, why have You dealt evil to this people? Why did You ever send me?

Habakkuk 1:3

Why do You show me iniquity and wrong, and Yourself look upon or cause me to see perverseness and trouble? For destruction and violence are before me; and there is strife, and contention arises.

Malachi 2:14

Yet you ask, Why does He reject it? Because the Lord was witness [to the covenant made at your marriage] between you and the wife of your youth, against whom you have dealt treacherously and to whom you were faithless. Yet she is your companion and the wife of your covenant [made by your marriage vows].

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