Lamentations 3:64
New International Version
Pay them back what they deserve, LORD, for what their hands have done.

New Living Translation
Pay them back, LORD, for all the evil they have done.

English Standard Version
“You will repay them, O LORD, according to the work of their hands.

Berean Study Bible
You will pay them back what they deserve, O LORD, according to the work of their hands.

King James Bible
Render unto them a recompence, O LORD, according to the work of their hands.

New King James Version
Repay them, O LORD, According to the work of their hands.

New American Standard Bible
You will repay them, LORD, In accordance with the work of their hands.

NASB 1995
You will recompense them, O LORD, According to the work of their hands.

NASB 1977
Thou wilt recompense them, O LORD, According to the work of their hands.

Amplified Bible
You will repay them, O LORD, According to the work of their hands.

Christian Standard Bible
You will pay them back what they deserve, LORD, according to the work of their hands.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You will pay them back what they deserve, LORD, according to the work of their hands.

American Standard Version
Thou wilt render unto them a recompense, O Jehovah, according to the work of their hands.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Tau Return to them their payment, LORD JEHOVAH, according to the work of their hands

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thou wilt render them a recompense, O Lord, according to the works of their hands.

Contemporary English Version
Pay them back for everything they have done, LORD!

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thau. Thou shalt render them a recompense, O Lord, according to the works of their hands.

English Revised Version
Thou wilt render unto them a recompence, O LORD, according to the work of their hands.

Good News Translation
"Punish them for what they have done, O LORD;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Pay them back, O LORD, for what they deserve, for what their own hands have done.

International Standard Version
Pay them back, LORD, according to their actions.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou wilt render unto them a recompense, O LORD, According to the work of their hands.

Literal Standard Version
You return to them the deed, O YHWH, "" According to the work of their hands.

NET Bible
Pay them back what they deserve, O LORD, according to what they have done.

New Heart English Bible
You will render to them what they deserve, LORD, according to the work of their hands.

World English Bible
You will render to them a recompense, Yahweh, according to the work of their hands.

Young's Literal Translation
Thou returnest to them the deed, O Jehovah, According to the work of their hands.

Additional Translations ...
Context
A Prayer for Deliverance
63When they sit and when they rise, see how they mock me in song. 64You will pay them back what they deserve, O LORD, according to the work of their hands. 65Put a veil of anguish over their hearts; may Your curse be upon them!…

Cross References
Psalm 28:4
Repay them according to their deeds and for their works of evil. Repay them for what their hands have done; bring back on them what they deserve.

Jeremiah 51:6
Flee from Babylon! Escape with your lives! Do not be destroyed in her punishment. For this is the time of the LORD's vengeance; He will pay her what she deserves.

Jeremiah 51:24
Before your very eyes I will repay Babylon and all the dwellers of Chaldea for all the evil they have done in Zion," declares the LORD.


Treasury of Scripture

Render to them a recompense, O LORD, according to the work of their hands.

Psalm 28:4
Give them according to their deeds, and according to the wickedness of their endeavours: give them after the work of their hands; render to them their desert.

Jeremiah 11:20
But, O LORD of hosts, that judgest righteously, that triest the reins and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them: for unto thee have I revealed my cause.

Jeremiah 50:29
Call together the archers against Babylon: all ye that bend the bow, camp against it round about; let none thereof escape: recompense her according to her work; according to all that she hath done, do unto her: for she hath been proud against the LORD, against the Holy One of Israel.









(64) Render unto them . . .--The words are noticeable as being taken from Psalm 28:4, and reproduced by St. Paul in 2Timothy 4:14.

Verse 64. - Render unto them, etc. The sacred poet is familiar with the psalms; here we have a condensation of Psalm 28:4. The tone of vers. 64-66 reminds us of passages in the Book of Jeremiah (see Jeremiah 18:23; Jeremiah 20:12);

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
You will pay them back
תָּשִׁ֨יב (tā·šîḇ)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

what they deserve,
גְּמ֛וּל (gə·mūl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1576: Treatment, an act, service, requital

O LORD,
יְהוָ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

according to the work
כְּמַעֲשֵׂ֥ה (kə·ma·‘ă·śêh)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 4639: An action, a transaction, activity, a product, property

of their hands.
יְדֵיהֶֽם׃ (yə·ḏê·hem)
Noun - fdc | third person masculine plural
Strong's 3027: A hand


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