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14 Bible Verses about Why Does God Do This?

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Numbers 14:3

Why did Yahweh bring us into this land to fall by the sword? Our wives and our little children will become plunder; would it not be better for us to return [to] Egypt?"

Deuteronomy 29:24

And all the nations will say, '{Why} has Yahweh done {such a thing} to this land? What [caused] the fierceness of this great anger?'

1 Kings 9:8

This house shall become a heap of ruins; all those passing by will be appalled by it and hiss, and they will say, 'On what account did Yahweh do this to this land and to this house?'

Jeremiah 22:8

And many nations will pass by this city and they will say each one to his neighbor, '{Why} has Yahweh done in this manner to this great city?'

Jeremiah 5:19

{And then}, when you [people] say, 'Why has Yahweh our God done all of these [things] to us?' Then you will say to them, 'As you have forsaken me and have served gods of a foreign land in your land, so will you serve strangers in {a land that does not belong to you}.'

Jeremiah 16:10

{And then} when you tell this people all these words and they ask you, '{Why} has Yahweh pronounced against us all this great evil, and what [is] our iniquity, and what [is] our sin that we have sinned against Yahweh our God?'

1 Samuel 4:3

When the army came [back] to the camp, the elders of Israel asked, "Why has Yahweh defeated us today before [the] Philistines? Let us bring the ark of the covenant of Yahweh to us from Shiloh so that it may come into our midst and deliver us from the hand of our enemies."

Exodus 32:11

And Moses {implored Yahweh} his God, and he said, "Why, Yahweh, should {your anger blaze} against your people whom you brought up from the land of Egypt with great power and with a strong hand?

Job 10:2

I will say to God, 'You should not condemn me; let me know why you contend [against] me.

Psalm 80:12

Why have you broken down its walls, so that all [who] pass on [the] road pluck [fruit from] it?

Joshua 7:7

And Joshua said, "Ah, my Lord! Why did you bring this people across the Jordan to give us into the hand of the Amorites to destroy us? If only we had been content and stayed beyond the Jordan.

Exodus 5:22

And Moses returned to Yahweh and said, "Lord, why have you brought trouble to this people? Why ever did you send me?

Habakkuk 1:3

Why do you cause me to see evil [while] you look at trouble? Destruction and violence happen before me; contention and strife arise.

Malachi 2:14

But you ask, "{For what reason}?" Because Yahweh stands as a witness between you and the wife of your youth, against whom you have been unfaithful, even though she [is] your marriage partner and {your wife by covenant}.

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