Parallel Verses

Amplified

Do not keep silent, O God;
Do not hold Your peace or be still, O God.

New American Standard Bible

A Song, a Psalm of Asaph.
O God, do not remain quiet;
Do not be silent and, O God, do not be still.

King James Version

{A Song or Psalm of Asaph.} Keep not thou silence, O God: hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God.

Holman Bible

A song. A psalm of Asaph.God, do not keep silent.
Do not be deaf, God; do not be idle.

International Standard Version

God, do not rest! Don't be silent! Don't stay inactive, God!

A Conservative Version

O God, keep thou not silence. Hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God.

American Standard Version

O God, keep not thou silence: Hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God.

Bible in Basic English

O God, do not keep quiet: let your lips be open and take no rest, O God.

Darby Translation

{A Song; a Psalm of Asaph.} O God, keep not silence; hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God:

Julia Smith Translation

A song of chanting to Asaph. O God, not stillness to thee: thou wilt not be silent, and thou wilt not rest, O God.

King James 2000

[A Psalm or Song of Asaph.] Keep not silence, O God: hold not your peace, and be not still, O God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

O God, do not rest [silently]. Do not keep silent or be still, O God.

Modern King James verseion

A Song. A Psalm of Asaph. Keep not silence, O God; do not be speechless, and be not still, O God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{A song and Psalm of Asaph} Hold not thy tongue, O God, keep not still silence; refrain not thyself, O God.

NET Bible

A song, a psalm of Asaph. O God, do not be silent! Do not ignore us! Do not be inactive, O God!

New Heart English Bible

God, do not keep silent. Do not keep silent, and do not be still, God.

The Emphasized Bible

O God, Do not keep quiet, Do not hold thy peace, Neither be thou still, O GOD!

Webster

A song, or Psalm of Asaph. Keep not thou silence, O God: hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God.

World English Bible

God, don't keep silent. Don't keep silent, and don't be still, God.

Youngs Literal Translation

A Song, -- A Psalm of Asaph. O God, let there be no silence to Thee, Be not silent, nor be quiet, O God.

References

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

A Plea For Righteous Judgment

1 Do not keep silent, O God;
Do not hold Your peace or be still, O God.
2
For behold, Your enemies are in tumult,
And those who hate You have raised their heads [in hatred of You].



Cross References

Psalm 28:1

To you I call, O Lord,
My rock, do not be deaf to me,
For if You are silent to me,
I will become like those who go down to the pit (grave).

Psalm 35:22


You have seen this, O Lord; do not keep silent.
O Lord, do not be far from me.

Psalm 50:3


May our God come and not keep silent;
Fire devours before Him,
And around Him a mighty tempest rages.

Psalm 44:23


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

Psalm 109:1-2

O God of my praise!
Do not keep silent,

Isaiah 42:14


“I [the Lord] have been silent for a long time,
I have been still and restrained Myself.
Now I will moan like a woman in labor,
I will both gasp and pant.

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