Parallel Verses

Amplified


Why do You withdraw Your hand, even Your right hand [from judging the enemy]?
Remove Your hand from Your chest, destroy them!

New American Standard Bible

Why do You withdraw Your hand, even Your right hand?
From within Your bosom, destroy them!

King James Version

Why withdrawest thou thy hand, even thy right hand? pluck it out of thy bosom.

Holman Bible

Why do You hold back Your hand?
Stretch out Your right hand and destroy them!

International Standard Version

Why do you not withdraw your hand your right hand from your bosom and destroy them?

A Conservative Version

Why do thou draw back thy hand, even thy right hand? Remove [it] from the midst of thy bosom.

American Standard Version

Why drawest thou back thy hand, even thy right hand? Pluck it out of thy bosom and consume them .

Bible in Basic English

Why are you keeping back your hand, and covering your right hand in your robe?

Darby Translation

Why withdrawest thou thy hand, and thy right hand? pluck it out of thy bosom: consume them.

Julia Smith Translation

Wherefore wilt thou turn back thy hand, and thy right hand? from the midst of thy bosom completely.

King James 2000

Why withdraw you your hand, even your right hand? pluck it out of your bosom.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Why do you draw back your hand, even your right hand? [Take it] from your bosom; destroy [them]!

Modern King James verseion

Why do You withdraw Your hand, even Your right hand? Draw it out of Your bosom.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Why withdrawest thou thy hand? Why pluckest thou not thy righthand out of thy bosom, to consume thy enemies?

NET Bible

Why do you remain inactive? Intervene and destroy him!

New Heart English Bible

Why do you draw back your hand, even your right hand? Take it out of your pocket and consume them.

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore shouldst thou withdraw thy hand - thy right hand? Bring it out of the midst of thy bosom! Selah.

Webster

Why withdrawest thou thy hand, even thy right hand? pluck it out of thy bosom.

World English Bible

Why do you draw back your hand, even your right hand? Take it out of your pocket and consume them!

Youngs Literal Translation

Why dost Thou turn back Thy hand, Even Thy right hand? From the midst of Thy bosom remove it.

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Prayer For Israel

10
O God, how long will the adversary scoff?
Is the enemy to revile Your name forever?
11 
Why do You withdraw Your hand, even Your right hand [from judging the enemy]?
Remove Your hand from Your chest, destroy them!
12
Yet God is my King of old,
Working salvation in the midst of the earth.


Cross References

Lamentations 2:3


In fierce anger He has cut off and destroyed
Every horn of Israel.
He has withdrawn His right hand
From the presence of the enemy.
And He has burned in Jacob like a flaming fire
Consuming all around.

Psalm 44:23


Awake! Why do You sleep, O Lord?
Awaken, do not reject us forever.

Psalm 78:65-66


Then the Lord awakened as from sleep,
Like a [mighty] warrior who awakens from the sleep of wine [fully conscious of his power].

Isaiah 64:12


Considering these [tragedies], will You restrain Yourself, O Lord [and not help us]?
Will You keep silent and humiliate and oppress us beyond measure?

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