Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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?

King James Version

For thou art the God of my strength: why dost thou cast me off? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

Holman Bible

For You are the God of my refuge.
Why have You rejected me?
Why must I go about in sorrow
because of the enemy’s oppression?

International Standard Version

Since you are the God who strengthens me, why have you forsaken me? Why do I go around mourning under the enemy's oppression?"

A Conservative Version

For thou are the God of my strength. Why have thou cast me off? Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

American Standard Version

For thou art the God of my strength; why hast thou cast me off? Why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

Amplified


For You are the God of my strength [my stronghold—in whom I take refuge]; why have You rejected me?
Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

Bible in Basic English

You are the God of my strength; why have you put me from you? why do I go in sorrow because of the attacks of my haters?

Darby Translation

For thou art the God of my strength: why hast thou cast me off? why go I about mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

Julia Smith Translation

For thou the God of my strength: why didst thou reject me? wherefore darkened shall I go about for the oppression of the enemy?

King James 2000

For you are the God of my strength: why do you cast me off? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

Lexham Expanded Bible

because you [are] the God of my refuge. Why have you rejected me? Why must I go about mourning because of [the] oppression of [the] enemy?

Modern King James verseion

For You are the God of my strength; why do You cast me off? Why do I go mourning under the affliction of the enemy?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For thou art the God of my strength; why hast thou put me from thee? And why go I so heavily, while the enemy oppresseth me?

NET Bible

For you are the God who shelters me. Why do you reject me? Why must I walk around mourning because my enemies oppress me?

New Heart English Bible

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?

The Emphasized Bible

For, thou, art my defending God - Wherefore hast thou rejected me? Wherefore in gloom should I wander, because of the oppression of an enemy?

Webster

For thou art the God of my strength: why dost thou cast me off? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

World English Bible

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?

Youngs Literal Translation

For thou art the God of my strength. Why hast Thou cast me off? Why mourning do I go up and down, In the oppression of an enemy?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For thou art the God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

of my strength
מעז מעז מעוּז מעוז 
Ma`owz 
Usage: 36

why dost thou cast me off
זנח 
Zanach 
Usage: 20

why go
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

קדר 
Qadar 
Usage: 17

לחץ 
Lachats 
Usage: 12

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Prayer For Rescue

1 Vindicate me, O God, and plead my case against an ungodly nation;
O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man!
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?
3 O send out Your light and Your truth, let them lead me;
Let them bring me to Your holy hill
And to Your dwelling places.


Cross References

Psalm 42:9

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

Psalm 28:7

The Lord is my strength and my shield;
My heart trusts in Him, and I am helped;
Therefore my heart exults,
And with my song I shall thank Him.

Psalm 44:9

Yet You have rejected us and brought us to dishonor,
And do not go out with our armies.

Exodus 15:2

The Lord is my strength and song,
And He has become my salvation;
This is my God, and I will praise Him;
My father’s God, and I will extol Him.

1 Chronicles 28:9

“As for you, my son Solomon, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a whole heart and a willing mind; for the Lord searches all hearts, and understands every intent of the thoughts. If you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever.

Psalm 31:4

You will pull me out of the net which they have secretly laid for me,
For You are my strength.

Psalm 71:9

Do not cast me off in the time of old age;
Do not forsake me when my strength fails.

Psalm 77:7

Will the Lord reject forever?
And will He never be favorable again?

Psalm 94:14

For the Lord will not abandon His people,
Nor will He forsake His inheritance.

Psalm 140:7

“O God the Lord, the strength of my salvation,
You have covered my head in the day of battle.

Isaiah 40:31

Yet those who wait for the Lord
Will gain new strength;
They will mount up with wings like eagles,
They will run and not get tired,
They will walk and not become weary.

Isaiah 45:24

“They will say of Me, ‘Only in the Lord are righteousness and strength.’
Men will come to Him,
And all who were angry at Him will be put to shame.

Zechariah 10:12

“And I will strengthen them in the Lord,
And in His name they will walk,” declares the Lord.

Ephesians 6:10

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might.

Philippians 4:13

I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.

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