Am I a God at hand, says the LORD, and not a God afar off?
Why stand you afar off, O LORD? why hide you yourself in times of trouble?
[To the Chief Musician upon aijeleth shahar. A Psalm of David.] My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? why are you so far from helping me, and from the words of my groaning?
He said furthermore unto me, Son of man, see you what they do? even the great abominations that the house of Israel commits here, that I should go far off from my sanctuary? but turn you yet again, and you shall see greater abominations.
This you have seen, O LORD: keep not silence: O LORD, be not far from me.
Forsake me not, O LORD: O my God, be not far from me.
O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste for my help.
The LORD is far from the wicked: but he hears the prayer of the righteous.
And in hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and seeing Abraham far off, and Lazarus in his bosom.
Though the LORD be high, yet has he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knows from afar.
You know my downsitting and my uprising, you understand my thought afar off.
The LORD has appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved you with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn you.