New American Standard Bible
Is it not from the mouth of the Most High That both good and ill go forth?
King James Bible
Out of the mouth of the most High proceedeth not evil and good?
Darby Bible Translation
Out of the mouth of the Most High doth not there proceed evil and good?
World English Bible
Doesn't evil and good come out of the mouth of the Most High?
Young's Literal Translation
From the mouth of the Most High Go not forth the evils and the good.
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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
But he said to her, "You speak as one of the foolish women speaks. Shall we indeed accept good from God and not accept adversity?" In all this Job did not sin with his lips.
The One forming light and creating darkness, Causing well-being and creating calamity; I am the LORD who does all these.
"For thus says the LORD, 'Just as I brought all this great disaster on this people, so I am going to bring on them all the good that I am promising them.
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