Parallel Verses

Amplified

O God, why have You rejected us forever?
Why does Your anger smoke against the sheep of Your pasture?

New American Standard Bible

A Maskil of Asaph.
O God, why have You rejected us forever?
Why does Your anger smoke against the sheep of Your pasture?

King James Version

{Maschil of Asaph.} O God, why hast thou cast us off for ever? why doth thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?

Holman Bible

A Maskil of Asaph.Why have You rejected us forever, God?
Why does Your anger burn
against the sheep of Your pasture?

International Standard Version

Why, God? Have you rejected us forever? Your anger is burning against the sheep of your pasture.

A Conservative Version

O God, why have thou cast off forever? Why does thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?

American Standard Version

O God, why hast thou cast us off for ever? Why doth thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?

Bible in Basic English

Of God, why have you put us away from you for ever? why is the fire of your wrath smoking against the sheep who are your care?

Darby Translation

{An instruction: of Asaph.} Why, O God, hast thou cast off for ever? why doth thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?

Julia Smith Translation

Understanding to Asaph. Wherefore, O God, didst thou reject forever? will thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy feeding?

King James 2000

[A maschil of Asaph.] O God, why have you cast us off forever? why does your anger smoke against the sheep of your pasture?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Why, O God, have you rejected [us] forever? [Why] does your anger smoke against the sheep of your pasture?

Modern King James verseion

An Instruction of Asaph. O God, have You cast us off forever? Will Your anger smoke against the sheep of Your pasture?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{An Instruction of Asaph} O God, wherefore doest thou cast us so clean away? Why is thy wrath so hot against the sheep of thy pasture?

NET Bible

A well-written song by Asaph. Why, O God, have you permanently rejected us? Why does your anger burn against the sheep of your pasture?

New Heart English Bible

God, why have you rejected us forever? Why does your anger smolder against the sheep of your pasture?

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore, O God, hast thou cast off utterly? Shall thine anger smoke against the flock of thine own pasturing?

Webster

Maschil of Asaph. O God, why hast thou cast us off for ever? why doth thy anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?

World English Bible

God, why have you rejected us forever? Why does your anger smolder against the sheep of your pasture?

Youngs Literal Translation

An Instruction of Asaph. Why, O God, hast Thou cast off for ever? Thine anger smoketh against the flock of Thy pasture.

Context Readings

God's Ways Vindicated

1 O God, why have You rejected us forever?
Why does Your anger smoke against the sheep of Your pasture?
2
Remember Your congregation, which You have purchased of old,
Which You have redeemed to be the tribe of Your inheritance;
Remember Mount Zion, where You have dwelt.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 29:20

the Lord will not be willing to forgive him, but then the anger of the Lord and His jealousy will burn against that man, and every curse which is written in this book will rest on him; the Lord will blot out his name from under heaven.

Psalm 79:13


So we Your people, the sheep of Your pasture,
Will give You thanks forever;
We will declare and publish Your praise from generation to generation.

Psalm 95:7


For He is our God
And we are the people of His pasture and the sheep of His hand.
Today, if you will hear His voice,

Psalm 100:3


Know and fully recognize with gratitude that the Lord Himself is God;
It is He who has made us, not we ourselves [and we are His].
We are His people and the sheep of His pasture.

Psalm 44:9


But now You have rejected us and brought us to dishonor,
And You do not go out with our armies [to lead us to victory].

Psalm 77:7


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

Jeremiah 23:1

“Woe to the shepherds (civil leaders, rulers) who are destroying and scattering the sheep of My pasture!” says the Lord.

Ezekiel 34:31

“As for you, My flock, the flock of My pasture, you are men, and I am your God,” says the Lord God.

Psalm 10:1

Why do You stand far away, O Lord?
Why do You hide [Yourself, veiling Your eyes] in times of trouble?

Psalm 18:8


Smoke went up from His nostrils,
And fire from His mouth devoured;
Coals were kindled by it.

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 42:11


Why are you in despair, O my soul?
Why have you become restless and disquieted within me?
Hope in God and wait expectantly for Him, for I shall yet praise Him,
The help of my countenance and my God.

Psalm 60:1

O God, You have rejected us and cast us off. You have broken [down our defenses and scattered] us;
You have been angry; O restore us and turn again to us.

Psalm 60:10


Have You not rejected us, O God?
And will You not go out with our armies?

Psalm 78:1

Listen, O my people, to my teaching;
Incline your ears to the words of my mouth [and be willing to learn].

Psalm 79:5


How long, O Lord? Will You be angry forever?
Will Your jealousy [which cannot endure a divided allegiance] burn like fire?

Jeremiah 31:37

Thus says the Lord,

“If the heavens above can be measured
And the foundations of the earth searched out below,
Then I will also cast off and abandon all the descendants of Israel
For all that they have done,” says the Lord.

Jeremiah 33:24-26

“Have you not noticed what this people have spoken, saying, ‘The two families [Israel the northern kingdom, and Judah the southern kingdom] which the Lord chose, He has rejected’? Thus they despise My [chosen] people, no longer are they [considered] as a nation in their sight.

Ezekiel 34:8

“As I live,” says the Lord God, “certainly because My flock has become prey, My flock has even become food for every predator of the field for lack of a shepherd, and My shepherds did not search for My flock, but rather the shepherds fed themselves and did not feed My flock;

Luke 12:32

Do not be afraid and anxious, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

John 10:26-30

But you do not believe Me [so you do not trust and follow Me] because you are not My sheep.

Romans 11:1-2

I say then, has God rejected and disowned His people? Certainly not! For I too am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.

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