Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and forgettest our affliction and our oppression?
Wherefore, O Yahweh, shouldst thou stand afar off? Wherefore hide thyself, in times of destitution?
How long, O Yahweh, wilt thou wholly forget me? How long wilt thou hide thy face from me?
Vindicate me, O God, and plead my cause, Against a nation, without lovingkindness, From the man of deceit and perversity, wilt thou deliver me?
So he said: - I will hide any face from them, I will see what will be their hereafter, - For a generation given to intrigue, they are, Sons, whom there is no trusting;
Wherefore, thy face, shouldst thou hide? Or count me, as an enemy to thee?
Do not deliver up, to a wild beast, the life of thy turtle-dove, The living host of thine oppressed ones, do not forget perpetually.
And it came to pass, during those many days, that the king of Egypt died, and the sons of Israel sighed by reason of the servitude and lamented, - and their cry for help went up to God, by reason of the servitude.
Wherefore, shouldest thou say, O Jacob, or speak, O Israel, - Hidden is my path from Yahweh, And from my God, my vindication, will pass?
And, when he opened the fifth seal, I saw, beneath the altar, the souls of them who had been slain because of the word of God and because of the witness which they held.