Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
[To the Chief Musician upon aijeleth shahar. A Psalm of David.] My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? why are you so far from helping me, and from the words of my groaning?
[To the Chief Musician for the sons of Korah. A song upon alamoth.] God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
O the hope of Israel, its savior in time of trouble, why should you be as a stranger in the land, and as a wayfaring man that turns aside to tarry for a night?
[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] How long will you forget me, O LORD? forever? how long will you hide your face from me?
Hide not your face far from me; put not your servant away in anger: you have been my help; leave me not, neither forsake me, O God of my salvation.
LORD, by your favor you have made my mountain to stand strong: you did hide your face, and I was troubled.
Why hide you your face, and forget our affliction and our oppression?
LORD, why cast you off my soul? why hide you your face from me?
Why hide you your face, and hold me for your enemy?
On the left hand, where he does work, but I cannot behold him: he hides himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him:
When he gives quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hides his face, who then can behold him? whether it be done against a nation, or against a man only:
Behold, I go forward, but he is not there; and backward, but I cannot perceive him:
Your statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.
Will you restrain yourself for these things, O LORD? will you hold your peace, and afflict us very severely?