Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

Amplified

Do not keep silent, O God;
Do not hold Your peace or be 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 {A Song or Psalm of Asaph.} Keep not thou silence, O God: hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God. 2 For, lo, thine enemies make a tumult: and they that hate thee have lifted up the head.



Cross References

Psalm 28:1

{A Psalm of David.} Unto thee will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent to me: lest, if thou be silent to me, I become like them that go down into the pit.

Psalm 35:22

This thou hast seen, O LORD: keep not silence: O Lord, be not far from me.

Psalm 50:3

Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence: a fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him.

Psalm 44:23

Awake, why sleepest thou, O Lord? arise, cast us not off for ever.

Psalm 109:1-2

{To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.} Hold not thy peace, O God of my praise;

Isaiah 42:14

I have long time holden my peace; I have been still, and refrained myself: now will I cry like a travailing woman; I will destroy and devour at once.

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