Lamentations 3:44
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New American Standard Bible
You have covered Yourself with a cloud So that no prayer can pass through.

King James Bible
Thou hast covered thyself with a cloud, that our prayer should not pass through.

Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast covered thyself with a cloud, that prayer should not pass through.

World English Bible
You have covered yourself with a cloud, so that no prayer can pass through.

Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast covered Thyself with a cloud, So that prayer doth not pass through.

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Solitude, 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

The Lord is My Portion. Lam 3:24

John Newton—Olney Hymns

Question Lxxxii of Devotion
I. Is Devotion a Special Kind of Act? Cardinal Cajetan, On the Meaning of the Term "Devotion" S. Augustine, Confessions, XIII. viii. 2 II. Is Devotion an Act of the Virtue of Religion? III. Is Contemplation, that is Meditation, the Cause of Devotion? Cardinal Cajetan, On the Causes of Devotion " " On the Devotion of Women IV. Is Joy an Effect of Devotion? Cardinal Cajetan, On Melancholy S. Augustine, Confessions, II. x. I Is Devotion a Special Kind of Act? It is by our acts that we merit. But
St. Thomas Aquinas—On Prayer and The Contemplative Life

The Mercy of God
The next attribute is God's goodness or mercy. Mercy is the result and effect of God's goodness. Psa 33:5. So then this is the next attribute, God's goodness or mercy. The most learned of the heathens thought they gave their god Jupiter two golden characters when they styled him good and great. Both these meet in God, goodness and greatness, majesty and mercy. God is essentially good in himself and relatively good to us. They are both put together in Psa 119:98. Thou art good, and doest good.' This
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
Psalm 97:2
Clouds and thick darkness surround Him; Righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne.

Lamentations 3:8
Even when I cry out and call for help, He shuts out my prayer.

Zechariah 7:13
"And just as He called and they would not listen, so they called and I would not listen," says the LORD of hosts;

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