Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Answer me quickly, O Lord, my spirit fails;
Do not hide Your face from me,
Or I will become like those who go down to the pit.

King James Version

Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit.

Holman Bible

Answer me quickly, Lord;
my spirit fails.
Don’t hide Your face from me,
or I will be like those
going down to the Pit.

International Standard Version

Answer me quickly, LORD; my spirit is failing. Do not hide your face from me; otherwise, I will become like those who descend to the Pit,

A Conservative Version

Make haste to answer me, O LORD, my spirit fails. Hide not thy face from me, lest I become like those who go down into the pit.

American Standard Version

Make haste to answer me, O Jehovah; my spirit faileth: Hide not thy face from me, Lest I become like them that go down into the pit.

Amplified

Answer me speedily, O Lord, for my spirit fails; hide not Your face from me, lest I become like those who go down into the pit (the grave).

Darby Translation

Answer me speedily, O Jehovah; my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, or I shall be like unto them that go down into the pit.

Julia Smith Translation

Quickly answer me, O Jehovah: my spirit failed: thou wilt not hide thy face from me: I was made like those going down to the pit.

King James 2000

Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spirit fails: hide not your face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Quickly answer me, O Yahweh; my spirit fails. Do not hide your face from me, or I will become like [those] descending to [the] pit.

Modern King James verseion

Hear me quickly, O Jehovah; my spirit fails; do not hide Your face from me, lest I be like those who go down into the Pit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hear me, O LORD, and that soon, for my spirit waxeth faint; hide not thy face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the grave.

NET Bible

Answer me quickly, Lord! My strength is fading. Do not reject me, or I will join those descending into the grave.

New Heart English Bible

Hurry to answer me, LORD. My spirit fails. Do not hide your face from me, so that I do not become like those who go down into the pit.

Webster

Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, lest I be like them that go down into the pit.

World English Bible

Hurry to answer me, Yahweh. My spirit fails. Don't hide your face from me, so that I don't become like those who go down into the pit.

Youngs Literal Translation

Haste, answer me, O Jehovah, My spirit hath been consumed, Hide not Thou Thy face from me, Or I have been compared with those going down to the pit.

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Cry For Help

6 I stretch out my hands to You;
My soul longs for You, as a parched land. Selah.
7 Answer me quickly, O Lord, my spirit fails;
Do not hide Your face from me,
Or I will become like those who go down to the pit.
8 Let me hear Your lovingkindness in the morning;
For I trust in You;
Teach me the way in which I should walk;
For to You I lift up my soul.


Cross References

Psalm 69:17

And do not hide Your face from Your servant,
For I am in distress; answer me quickly.

Psalm 27:9

Do not hide Your face from me,
Do not turn Your servant away in anger;
You have been my help;
Do not abandon me nor forsake me,
O God of my salvation!

Psalm 28:1

A Psalm of David.
To You, O Lord, I call;
My rock, do not be deaf to me,
For if You are silent to me,
I will become like those who go down to the pit.

Psalm 13:1-4

For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
How long, O Lord? Will You forget me forever?
How long will You hide Your face from me?

Psalm 22:24

For He has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted;
Nor has He hidden His face from him;
But when he cried to Him for help, He heard.

Psalm 40:12-13

For evils beyond number have surrounded me;
My iniquities have overtaken me, so that I am not able to see;
They are more numerous than the hairs of my head,
And my heart has failed me.

Psalm 40:17

Since I am afflicted and needy,
Let the Lord be mindful of me.
You are my help and my deliverer;
Do not delay, O my God.

Psalm 69:3

I am weary with my crying; my throat is parched;
My eyes fail while I wait for my God.

Psalm 70:5

But I am afflicted and needy;
Hasten to me, O God!
You are my help and my deliverer;
O Lord, do not delay.

Psalm 71:12

O God, do not be far from me;
O my God, hasten to my help!

Psalm 84:2

My soul longed and even yearned for the courts of the Lord;
My heart and my flesh sing for joy to the living God.

Psalm 88:4-6

I am reckoned among those who go down to the pit;
I have become like a man without strength,

Psalm 88:10-11

Will You perform wonders for the dead?
Will the departed spirits rise and praise You? Selah.

Psalm 102:2

Do not hide Your face from me in the day of my distress;
Incline Your ear to me;
In the day when I call answer me quickly.

Isaiah 8:17

And I will wait for the Lord who is hiding His face from the house of Jacob; I will even look eagerly for Him.

Isaiah 38:18

“For Sheol cannot thank You,
Death cannot praise You;
Those who go down to the pit cannot hope for Your faithfulness.

Isaiah 57:16

“For I will not contend forever,
Nor will I always be angry;
For the spirit would grow faint before Me,
And the breath of those whom I have made.

Luke 21:26

men fainting from fear and the expectation of the things which are coming upon the world; for the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

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