Lamentations 3:32
New International Version
Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great is his unfailing love.

New Living Translation
Though he brings grief, he also shows compassion because of the greatness of his unfailing love.

English Standard Version
but, though he cause grief, he will have compassion according to the abundance of his steadfast love;

Berean Study Bible
Even if He causes grief, He will show compassion according to His abundant loving devotion.

King James Bible
But though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies.

New King James Version
Though He causes grief, Yet He will show compassion According to the multitude of His mercies.

New American Standard Bible
For if He causes grief, Then He will have compassion In proportion to His abundant mercy.

NASB 1995
For if He causes grief, Then He will have compassion According to His abundant lovingkindness.

NASB 1977
For if He causes grief, Then He will have compassion According to His abundant lovingkindness.

Amplified Bible
For if He causes grief, Then He will have compassion According to His abundant lovingkindness and tender mercy.

Christian Standard Bible
Even if he causes suffering, he will show compassion according to the abundance of his faithful love.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Even if He causes suffering, He will show compassion according to His abundant, faithful love.

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

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But he is lowly and he shows love according to the multitude of his compassions

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

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.

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

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

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Even if he makes us suffer, he will have compassion in keeping with the richness of his mercy.

International Standard Version
though he causes grief, his compassion abounds according to his gracious love.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For though He cause grief, yet will He have compassion According to the multitude of His mercies.

Literal Standard Version
For though He afflicted, yet He has pitied, "" According to the abundance of His kindness.

NET Bible
Though he causes us grief, he then has compassion on us according to the abundance of his loyal kindness.

New Heart English Bible
For though he may cause grief, yet he will have compassion according to the abundance of his loving kindness.

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

Young's Literal Translation
For though He afflicted, yet He hath pitied, According to the abundance of His kindness.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jeremiah's Hope
31For the Lord will not cast us off forever. 32Even if He causes grief, He will show compassion according to His abundant loving devotion. 33For He does not willingly afflict or grieve the sons of men.…

Cross References
Psalm 78:38
And yet He was compassionate; He forgave their iniquity and did not destroy them. He often restrained His anger and did not unleash His full wrath.

Psalm 106:43
Many times He rescued them, but they were bent on rebellion and sank down in their iniquity.

Hosea 11:8
How could I give you up, O Ephraim? How could I surrender you, O Israel? How could I make you like Admah? How could I treat you like Zeboiim? My heart is turned within Me; My compassion is stirred!

Nahum 1:12
This is what the LORD says: "Though they are allied and numerous, yet they will be cut down and pass away. Though I have afflicted you, O Judah, I will afflict you no longer.


Treasury of Scripture

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

Lamentations 3:22
It is of the LORD'S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.

Exodus 2:23
And it came to pass in process of time, that the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel sighed by reason of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up unto God by reason of the bondage.

Exodus 3:7
And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Even
כִּ֣י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

if
אִם־ (’im-)
Conjunction
Strong's 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

He causes grief,
הוֹגָ֔ה (hō·w·ḡāh)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3013: To grieve

He will show compassion
וְרִחַ֖ם (wə·ri·ḥam)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7355: To fondle, to love, to compassionate

according to His abundant
כְּרֹ֥ב (kə·rōḇ)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7230: Multitude, abundance, greatness

loving devotion.
חֲסָדָֽיו׃ (ḥă·sā·ḏāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 2617: Kindness, piety, reproof, beauty


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