New American Standard Bible
Let us examine and probe our ways, And let us return to the LORD.
King James Bible
Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to Jehovah.
World English Bible
Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
We search our ways, and investigate, And turn back unto Jehovah.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The prophet urges men to search out their faults and amend them.
And turn again to the Lord - Or, "and return to Yahweh." The prep. (to) in the Hebrew implies not half way, but the whole.
LibrarySolitude, Silence, Submission
"He sitteth alone and keepeth silence, because he hath borne it upon him. He putteth his mouth in the dust; if so be there may be hope."--Lamentations 3:28, 29. THUS the prophet describes the conduct of a person in deep anguish of heart. When he does not know what to do, his soul, as if by instinct, humbles itself. He gets into some secret place, he utters no speech, he gives himself over to moaning and to tears, and then he bows himself lower and yet lower before the Divine Majesty, as if he felt …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 42: 1896
Question Lxxxii of Devotion
The Mercy of God
2 Corinthians 13:5
Test yourselves to see if you are in the faith; examine yourselves! Or do you not recognize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you-- unless indeed you fail the test?
I considered my ways And turned my feet to Your testimonies.
Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and know my anxious thoughts;
And see if there be any hurtful way in me, And lead me in the everlasting way.
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