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Let us lift up our hearts and our hands to God in heaven, and say:
King James Bible
Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.
Darby Bible Translation
Let us lift up our heart with [our] hands unto God in the heavens.
World English Bible
Let us lift up our heart with our hands to God in the heavens.
Young's Literal Translation
We lift up our heart on the hands unto God in the heavens.
Lamentations 3:41 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let us search - How are we to get the pardon of our sins? The prophet tells us:
1. Let us examine ourselves.
2. "Let us turn again to the Lord."
3. "Let us lift up our heart;" let us make fervent prayer and supplication for mercy.
4. "Let us lift up our hand;" let us solemnly promise to be his, and bind ourselves in a covenant to be the Lord's only: so much lifting up the hand to God implies. Or, let us put our heart on our hand, and offer it to God; so some have translated this clause.
5. "We have transgressed;" let our confession of sin be fervent and sincere.
6. And to us who profess Christianity it may be added, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ as having died for thee; and thou shalt not perish, but have everlasting life.
Lamentations 3:46, Lamentations 3:47, Lamentations 3:48, beginning with פ phe, should, as to the order of the alphabet, follow Lamentations 3:49, Lamentations 3:50, Lamentations 3:51, which begin with ע ain, which in its grammatical position precedes the former.
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Of David. In you, LORD my God, I put my trust.
Hear my cry for mercy as I call to you for help, as I lift up my hands toward your Most Holy Place.
May my prayer be set before you like incense; may the lifting up of my hands be like the evening sacrifice.
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