37 Who is [a]there who speaks and it (A)comes to pass,
Unless the Lord has commanded it?
38 Is it not from the mouth of the Most High
That [b](B)both adversity and good proceed?

39 Of what can any living [c]mortal, or any man,
(C)Complain [d]in view of his sins?
40 Let’s (D)examine and search out our ways,
And let’s return to the Lord.

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  1. Lamentations 3:37 Lit this
  2. Lamentations 3:38 Lit the evil things and the good
  3. Lamentations 3:39 Or human being
  4. Lamentations 3:39 Or on the basis of

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