Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

I will say to God my rock, “Why have You forgotten me?
Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?”

King James Version

I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

Holman Bible

I will say to God, my rock,
“Why have You forgotten me?
Why must I go about in sorrow
because of the enemy’s oppression?”

International Standard Version

I will ask God, my Rock, "Why have you forsaken me? Why do I go around mourning under the enemy's oppression?"

A Conservative Version

I will say to God my rock, Why have thou forgotten me? Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

American Standard Version

I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me? Why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

Amplified


I will say to God my rock, “Why have You forgotten me?
Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?”

Bible in Basic English

I will say to God my Rock, Why have you let me go from your memory? why do I go in sorrow because of the attacks of my haters?

Darby Translation

I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

Julia Smith Translation

I will say to God my rock, Wherefore didst thou forget me? wherefore darkened shall I go for the oppression of the enemy?

King James 2000

I will say unto God my rock, Why have you forgotten me? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

Lexham Expanded Bible

I say to God, my rock, "Why have you forgotten me? Why must I walk about mourning because of [the] oppression of [the] enemy?"

Modern King James verseion

I will say to God my rock, Why have You forgotten me? Why do I go mourning because of the cruelty of the enemy?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I will say unto God my strength, "Why hast thou forgotten me? Why go I thus heavily, while the enemy oppresseth me?"

NET Bible

I will pray to God, my high ridge: "Why do you ignore me? Why must I walk around mourning because my enemies oppress me?"

New Heart English Bible

I will ask God, my Rock, "Why have you forgotten me? Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?"

The Emphasized Bible

I will say onto GOD, - my rock, Wherefore hast thou forgotten me? Wherefore in gloom should I go, because of oppression by the enemy?

Webster

I will say to God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

World English Bible

I will ask God, my rock, "Why have you forgotten me? Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?"

Youngs Literal Translation

I say to God my rock, 'Why hast Thou forgotten me? Why go I mourning in the oppression of an enemy?

Verse Info

Context Readings

Why Are You Cast Down, O My Soul?

8 The Lord will command His lovingkindness in the daytime;
And His song will be with me in the night,
A prayer to the God of my life.
9 I will say to God my rock, “Why have You forgotten me?
Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?”
10 As a shattering of my bones, my adversaries revile me,
While they say to me all day long, “Where is your God?”


Cross References

Psalm 38:6

I am bent over and greatly bowed down;
I go mourning all day long.

Psalm 18:2

The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer,
My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge;
My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.

Psalm 43:2

For You are the God of my strength; why have You rejected me?
Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

Job 30:26-31

“When I expected good, then evil came;
When I waited for light, then darkness came.

Psalm 13:1

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 22:1-2

For the choir director; upon Aijeleth Hashshahar. A Psalm of David.
My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?
Far from my deliverance are the words of my groaning.

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 44:23-24

Arouse Yourself, why do You sleep, O Lord?
Awake, do not reject us forever.

Psalm 55:3

Because of the voice of the enemy,
Because of the pressure of the wicked;
For they bring down trouble upon me
And in anger they bear a grudge against me.

Psalm 62:2

He only is my rock and my salvation,
My stronghold; I shall not be greatly shaken.

Psalm 62:6-7

He only is my rock and my salvation,
My stronghold; I shall not be shaken.

Psalm 77:9

Has God forgotten to be gracious,
Or has He in anger withdrawn His compassion? Selah.

Psalm 78:35

And they remembered that God was their rock,
And the Most High God their Redeemer.

Psalm 88:9

My eye has wasted away because of affliction;
I have called upon You every day, O Lord;
I have spread out my hands to You.

Ecclesiastes 4:1

Then I looked again at all the acts of oppression which were being done under the sun. And behold I saw the tears of the oppressed and that they had no one to comfort them; and on the side of their oppressors was power, but they had no one to comfort them.

Isaiah 40:27

Why do you say, O Jacob, and assert, O Israel,
“My way is hidden from the Lord,
And the justice due me escapes the notice of my God”?

Isaiah 49:15

“Can a woman forget her nursing child
And have no compassion on the son of her womb?
Even these may forget, but I will not forget you.

Lamentations 5:1-16

Remember, O Lord, what has befallen us;
Look, and see our reproach!

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