Lamentations 3:32
Good News Translation
He may bring us sorrow, but his love for us is sure and strong.

Contemporary English Version
He causes a lot of suffering, but he also has pity because of his great love.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Caph. For if he hath cast off, he will also have mercy, according to the multitude of his mercies.

New American Bible
Though he brings grief, he takes pity, according to the abundance of his mercy;

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Caph. For if he hath cast off, he will also have mercy, according to the multitude of his mercies.

Lamentations 3:22 Heth. The mercies of the Lord that we are not consumed: because his commiserations have not failed.

Exodus 2:23 Now after a long time the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel groaning, cried out because of the works: and their cry went up unto God from the works.

Exodus 3:7 And the Lord said to him: I have seen the affliction of my people in Egypt, and I have heard their cry because of the rigour of them that are over the works;

Judges 10:16 And saying these things, they cast away out of their coasts all the idols of strange gods, and served the Lord their God: and he was touched with their miseries.

2 Kings 13:23 And the Lord had mercy on them, and returned to them, because of his covenant, which he had made with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob: and he would not destroy them, nor utterly cast them away, unto this present time.

Psalm 30:5 For wrath is in his indignation; and life in his good will. In the evening weeping shall have place, and in the morning gladness.

Psalm 78:38 But he is merciful, and will forgive their sins: and will not destroy them. And many a time did he turn away his anger: and did not kindle all his wrath.

Psalm 103:11 For according to the height of the heaven above the earth: he hath strengthened his mercy towards them that fear him.

Psalm 106:43-45 Many times did he deliver them. But they provoked him with their counsel: and they were brought low by their iniquities. . . .

Jeremiah 31:20 Surely Ephraim is an honourable son to me, surely he is a tender child: for since I spoke of him, I will still remember him. Therefore are my bowels troubled for him: pitying I will pity him, saith the Lord.

Hosea 11:8 How shall I deal with thee, O Ephraim, shall I protect thee, O Israel? how shall I make thee as Adama, shall I set thee as Seboim? my heart is turned within me, my repentance is stirred up.

Luke 15:20 And rising up, he came to his father. And when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him and was moved with compassion and running to him fell upon his neck and kissed him.

Context
Jeremiah's Hope
31Caph. For the Lord will not cast off for ever. 32Caph. For if he hath cast off, he will also have mercy, according to the multitude of his mercies.33Caph. For he hath not willingly afflicted, nor cast off the children of men.…
Cross References
Psalm 78:38
But he is merciful, and will forgive their sins: and will not destroy them. And many a time did he turn away his anger: and did not kindle all his wrath.

Psalm 106:43
Many times did he deliver them. But they provoked him with their counsel: and they were brought low by their iniquities.

Hosea 11:8
How shall I deal with thee, O Ephraim, shall I protect thee, O Israel? how shall I make thee as Adama, shall I set thee as Seboim? my heart is turned within me, my repentance is stirred up.

Nahum 1:12
Thus saith the Lord: Though they were perfect: and many of them so, yet thus shall they be cut off, and he shall pass: I have afflicted thee, and I will afflict thee no more.

Additional Translations
Even if He causes grief, He will show compassion according to His abundant loving devotion.But though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies.

For though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses.

CHAPH. For he that has brought down will pity, and that according to the abundance of his mercy.

but if he have caused grief, he will have compassion according to the multitude of his loving-kindnesses:

For though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies.

But though he causeth grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies.

For though he cause grief, yet he will have compassion according to the multitude of his loving kindnesses.

For though He afflicted, yet He hath pitied, According to the abundance of His kindness.
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