Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Do not remember the iniquities of our forefathers against us;
Let Your compassion come quickly to meet us,
For we are brought very low.

King James Version

O remember not against us former iniquities: let thy tender mercies speedily prevent us: for we are brought very low.

Holman Bible

Do not hold past sins against us;
let Your compassion come to us quickly,
for we have become weak.

International Standard Version

Don't charge us for previous iniquity, but let your compassion come quickly to us, for we have been brought very low.

A Conservative Version

Do not remember against us the iniquities of our forefathers. Let thy tender mercies speedily meet us, for we are brought very low.

American Standard Version

Remember not against us the iniquities of our forefathers: Let thy tender mercies speedily meet us; For we are brought very low.

Amplified


O do not remember against us the sins and guilt of our forefathers.
Let Your compassion and mercy come quickly to meet us,
For we have been brought very low.

Darby Translation

Remember not against us the iniquities of our forefathers; let thy tender mercies speedily come to meet us: for we are brought very low.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou wilt not remember against us former iniquities: thy compassions shall quickly anticipate us, for we were greatly weak:

King James 2000

O remember not against us former iniquities: let your tender mercies speedily precede us: for we are brought very low.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not remember against us former iniquities; let your mercies meet us quickly because we are brought very low.

Modern King James verseion

O do not remember against us our former sins; let Your tender mercies meet us quickly; for we are brought very low.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O remember not our old sins, but have mercy upon us, and that soon; for we are come to great misery.

NET Bible

Do not hold us accountable for the sins of earlier generations! Quickly send your compassion our way, for we are in serious trouble!

New Heart English Bible

Do not hold the iniquities of our forefathers against us. Let your tender mercies speedily meet us, for we are in desperate need.

The Emphasized Bible

Do not remember against us former iniquities, - Haste thee, let thy compassions, come to meet us, For we have been brought very low!

Webster

O remember not against us former iniquities: let thy tender mercies speedily succor us: for we are brought very low.

World English Bible

Don't hold the iniquities of our forefathers against us. Let your tender mercies speedily meet us, for we are in desperate need.

Youngs Literal Translation

Remember not for us the iniquities of forefathers, Haste, let Thy mercies go before us, For we have been very weak.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Faith Amid Confusion

7 For they have devoured Jacob
And laid waste his habitation.
8 Do not remember the iniquities of our forefathers against us;
Let Your compassion come quickly to meet us,
For we are brought very low.
9 Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of Your name;
And deliver us and forgive our sins for Your name’s sake.


Cross References

Psalm 116:6

The Lord preserves the simple;
I was brought low, and He saved me.

Psalm 142:6

Give heed to my cry,
For I am brought very low;
Deliver me from my persecutors,
For they are too strong for me.

Isaiah 64:9

Do not be angry beyond measure, O Lord,
Nor remember iniquity forever;
Behold, look now, all of us are Your people.

Deuteronomy 28:43

The alien who is among you shall rise above you higher and higher, but you will go down lower and lower.

Psalm 21:3

For You meet him with the blessings of good things;
You set a crown of fine gold on his head.

Genesis 15:16

Then in the fourth generation they will return here, for the iniquity of the Amorite is not yet complete.”

Exodus 32:34

But go now, lead the people where I told you. Behold, My angel shall go before you; nevertheless in the day when I punish, I will punish them for their sin.”

1 Kings 17:18

So she said to Elijah, “What do I have to do with you, O man of God? You have come to me to bring my iniquity to remembrance and to put my son to death!”

Psalm 25:7

Do not remember the sins of my youth or my transgressions;
According to Your lovingkindness remember me,
For Your goodness’ sake, O Lord.

Psalm 69:16-17

Answer me, O Lord, for Your lovingkindness is good;
According to the greatness of Your compassion, turn to me,

Psalm 106:43

Many times He would deliver them;
They, however, were rebellious in their counsel,
And so sank down in their iniquity.

Psalm 130:3

If You, Lord, should mark iniquities,
O Lord, who could stand?

Ezekiel 2:3

Then He said to me, “Son of man, I am sending you to the sons of Israel, to a rebellious people who have rebelled against Me; they and their fathers have transgressed against Me to this very day.

Daniel 9:16

O Lord, in accordance with all Your righteous acts, let now Your anger and Your wrath turn away from Your city Jerusalem, Your holy mountain; for because of our sins and the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and Your people have become a reproach to all those around us.

Hosea 8:13

As for My sacrificial gifts,
They sacrifice the flesh and eat it,
But the Lord has taken no delight in them.
Now He will remember their iniquity,
And punish them for their sins;
They will return to Egypt.

Hosea 9:9

They have gone deep in depravity
As in the days of Gibeah;
He will remember their iniquity,
He will punish their sins.

Matthew 23:32-36

Fill up, then, the measure of the guilt of your fathers.

Revelation 18:5

for her sins have piled up as high as heaven, and God has remembered her iniquities.

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