Lamentations 3:38
Good News Translation
Good and evil alike take place at his command.

Contemporary English Version
Good and bad each happen at the command of God Most High.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Mem. Shall not both evil and good proceed out of the mouth of the Highest?

New American Bible
Is it not at the word of the Most High that both good and bad take place?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Mem. Shall not both evil and good proceed out of the mouth of the Highest?

Job 2:10 And he said to her: Thou hast spoken like one of the foolish women: If we have received good things at the hand of God, why should we not receive evil? In all these things Job did not sin with his lips.

Psalm 75:7 For God is the judge. One he putteth down, and another he lifteth up:

Proverbs 29:26 Many seek the face of the prince: but the judgment of every one cometh forth from the Lord.

Isaiah 45:7 I form the light, and create darkness, I make peace, and create evil: I the Lord that do all these things.

Amos 3:6 Shall the trumpet sound in a city, and the people not be afraid? Shall there be evil in a city, which the Lord hath not done?

Context
God's Justice
37Mem. Who is he that hath commanded a thing to be done, when the Lord commandeth it not? 38Mem. Shall not both evil and good proceed out of the mouth of the Highest?39Mem. Why hath a living man murmured, man suffering for his sins?…
Cross References
Job 2:10
And he said to her: Thou hast spoken like one of the foolish women: If we have received good things at the hand of God, why should we not receive evil? In all these things Job did not sin with his lips.

Isaiah 45:7
I form the light, and create darkness, I make peace, and create evil: I the Lord that do all these things.

Jeremiah 32:42
For thus saith the Lord: As I have brought upon this people all this great evil: so will I bring upon them all the good that I now speak to them.

Additional Translations
Do not both adversity and good come from the mouth of the Most High?Out of the mouth of the most High proceeds not evil and good?

Out of the mouth of the Most High cometh there not evil and good?

Out of the mouth of the Most High there shall not come forth evil and good.

Out of the mouth of the Most High doth not there proceed evil and good?

Out of the mouth of the Most High cometh there not evil and good?

Out of the mouth of the most High proceedeth not evil and good?

Doesn't evil and good come out of the mouth of the Most High?

From the mouth of the Most High Go not forth the evils and the good.
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