He says in his heart, "God has forgotten. He hides his face. He will never see it."
But Zion said, "Yahweh has forsaken me, and the Lord has forgotten me."
How has the Lord covered the daughter of Zion with a cloud in his anger! He has cast down from heaven to the earth the beauty of Israel, And hasn't remembered his footstool in the day of his anger.
My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Because you have rejected knowledge, I will also reject you, that you may be no priest to me. Because you have forgotten your God's law, I will also forget your children.
set apart among the dead, like the slain who lie in the grave, whom you remember no more. They are cut off from your hand.
therefore, behold, I will utterly forget you, and I will cast you off, and the city that I gave to you and to your fathers, away from my presence:
I will ask God, my rock, "Why have you forgotten me? Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?"
Why do you hide your face, and forget our affliction and our oppression?
How long, Yahweh? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me?
Has God forgotten to be gracious? Has he, in anger, withheld his compassion?" Selah.
Don't remember the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions. Remember me according to your loving kindness, for your goodness' sake, Yahweh.
Don't hold the iniquities of our forefathers against us. Let your tender mercies speedily meet us, for we are in desperate need.
Don't be furious, Yahweh, neither remember iniquity forever: see, look, we beg you, we are all your people.
For I will be merciful to their unrighteousness. I will remember their sins and lawless deeds no more."
"I will remember their sins and their iniquities no more."
I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions for my own sake; and I will not remember your sins.
None of his sins that he has committed shall be remembered against him: he has done that which is lawful and right; he shall surely live.
When I tell the righteous, that he shall surely live; if he trust to his righteousness, and commit iniquity, none of his righteous deeds shall be remembered; but in his iniquity that he has committed, therein shall he die.