Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
My GOD, my GOD, why hast thou forsaken me? Far from saving me, The words of my loud lamentation?
God - for us, is a refuge and strength, A help in distresses, soon found.
Thou Hope of Israel, His Saviour in the time of distress, - Wherefore shouldst thou be as a sojourner in the and? Or as a wayfarer, who hath turned aside to lodge for the night?
How long, O Yahweh, wilt thou wholly forget me? How long wilt thou hide thy face from me?
Do not hide thy face from me, Do not repulse, in thine anger, thine own servant, - My help, thou hast been, Do not send me away nor forsake me, O my saving God!
O Yahweh, in thy good-pleasure, hadst thou caused my mountain to stand, strong, - Thou didst hide thy face - I was dismayed!
Wherefore shouldst thou hide, thy face? Shouldst forget our humiliation and our oppression?
Wherefore, O Yahweh, shouldst thou reject my soul? shouldst thou hide thy face from me?
Wherefore, thy face, shouldst thou hide? Or count me, as an enemy to thee?
On the north, where he worketh, but I get no vision, He hideth himself on the south that I cannot see him.
When, he, giveth quiet, who then shall condemn? And, when he hideth his face, who then shall sing of him? whether unto a nation or unto mankind altogether,
Behold! eastward, I go, but he is not there, and, westward, but I perceive him not;
Songs, have thy statutes become to me, in my house of sojourn.
In view of these things, wilt thou restrain thyself. O Yahweh? Wilt thou hold thy peace and humble us so very greatly?