Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Why is your face covered, and why do you give no thought to our trouble and our cruel fate?

New American Standard Bible

Why do You hide Your face
And forget our affliction and our oppression?

King James Version

Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and forgettest our affliction and our oppression?

Holman Bible

Why do You hide Yourself
and forget our affliction and oppression?

International Standard Version

Why are you hiding your face? Why are you ignoring our affliction and oppression?

A Conservative Version

Why do thou hide thy face, and forget our affliction and our oppression?

American Standard Version

Wherefore hidest thou thy face, And forgettest our affliction and our oppression?

Amplified


Why do You hide Your face
And forget our affliction and our oppression?

Darby Translation

Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and forgettest our affliction and our oppression?

Julia Smith Translation

Why wilt thou hide thy face? wilt thou forget our affliction and our oppression?

King James 2000

Why hide you your face, and forget our affliction and our oppression?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Why do you hide your face? [Have] you forgotten our misery and our oppression?

Modern King James verseion

Why do You hide Your face, and forget our affliction and distress?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore hidest thou thy face? Wilt thou clean forget our misery and oppression?

NET Bible

Why do you look the other way, and ignore the way we are oppressed and mistreated?

New Heart English Bible

Why do you hide your face, and forget our affliction and our oppression?

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore shouldst thou hide, thy face? Shouldst forget our humiliation and our oppression?

Webster

Why hidest thou thy face, and forgettest our affliction and our oppression?

World English Bible

Why do you hide your face, and forget our affliction and our oppression?

Youngs Literal Translation

Why Thy face hidest Thou? Thou forgettest our afflictions and our oppression,

Context Readings

Israel's Complaint

23 Why are you sleeping, O Lord? awake! and come to our help, do not give us up for ever. 24 Why is your face covered, and why do you give no thought to our trouble and our cruel fate? 25 For our souls are crushed down to the dust: our bodies are stretched out on the earth.


Cross References

Job 13:24

Why is your face veiled from me, as if I was numbered among your haters?

Exodus 2:23-24

Now after a long time the king of Egypt came to his end: and the children of Israel were crying in their grief under the weight of their work, and their cry for help came to the ears of God.

Deuteronomy 32:20

And he said, My face will be veiled from them, I will see what their end will be: for they are an uncontrolled generation, children in whom is no faith.

Psalm 10:1

Why do you keep far away, O Lord? why are you not to be seen in times of trouble?

Psalm 10:11

He says in his heart, God has no memory of me: his face is turned away; he will never see it.

Psalm 13:1

Will you for ever put me out of your memory, O Lord? will your face for ever be turned away from me?

Psalm 42:9

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?

Psalm 43:1-4

Be my judge, O God, supporting my cause against a nation without religion; O keep me from the false and evil man.

Psalm 74:19

O give not the soul of your dove to the hawk; let not the life of the poor go out of your memory for ever.

Psalm 74:23

Keep in mind the voice of your haters; the outcry of those who come against you goes up every day.

Isaiah 40:27-28

Why do you say, O Jacob, such words as these, O Israel, The Lord's eyes are not on my way, and my God gives no attention to my cause?

Revelation 6:9-10

And when the fifth stamp was undone, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been put to death for the word of God, and for the witness which they kept.

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