My anger will burn against them on that day; I will abandon them and hide My face from them so that they will become easy prey. Many troubles and afflictions will come to them. On that day they will say, ‘Haven’t these troubles come to us because our God is no longer with us?’ I will certainly hide My face on that day because of all the evil they have done by turning to other gods.
He said: “I will hide My face from them;
I will see what will become of them,
for they are a perverse generation—
Then they will cry out to the Lord,
but He will not answer them.
He will hide His face from them at that time
because of the crimes they have committed.
And the nations will know that the house of Israel went into exile on account of their iniquity, because they dealt unfaithfully with Me. Therefore, I hid My face from them and handed them over to their enemies, so that they all fell by the sword.
I dealt with them according to their uncleanness and transgressions, and I hid My face from them.
Because of his sinful greed I was angry,
so I struck him; I was angry and hid;
but he went on turning back to the desires of his heart.
In a surge of anger
I hid My face from you for a moment,
but I will have compassion on you
with everlasting love,”
says the Lord your Redeemer.
Lord, when You showed Your favor,
You made me stand like a strong mountain;
when You hid Your face, I was terrified.
No one calls on Your name,
striving to take hold of You.
For You have hidden Your face from us
and made us melt because of our iniquity.
The people coming to fight the Chaldeans will fill the houses with the corpses of their own men that I strike down in My wrath and rage. I have hidden My face from this city because of all their evil.
He says to himself, “God has forgotten;
He hides His face and will never see.”
I will wait for the Lord,
who is hiding His face from the house of Jacob.
I will wait for Him.
They go with their flocks and herds
to seek the Lord
but do not find Him;
He has withdrawn from them.
Yes, You are a God who hides Himself,
God of Israel, Savior.
For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.Lord, how long will You forget me?
How long will You hide Your face from me?
How long, Lord? Will You hide Yourself forever?
Will Your anger keep burning like fire?
Why do You hide Your face
and consider me Your enemy?
Why do You hide Yourself
and forget our affliction and oppression?
Lord, why do You reject me?
Why do You hide Your face from me?
Lord, why do You stand so far away?
Why do You hide in times of trouble?
When You hide Your face,
they are terrified;
when You take away their breath,
they die and return to the dust.
But when God is silent, who can declare Him guilty?
When He hides His face, who can see Him?
Yet He watches over both individuals and nations,
But your iniquities have built barriers
between you and your God,
and your sins have made Him hide His face from you
so that He does not listen.
Turn Your face away from my sins
and blot out all my guilt.
Since You are banishing me today from the soil, and I must hide myself from Your presence and become a restless wanderer on the earth, whoever finds me will kill me.”
For He has not despised or detested
the torment of the afflicted.
He did not hide His face from him
but listened when he cried to Him for help.
Do not hide Your face from me;
do not turn Your servant away in anger.
You have been my helper;
do not leave me or abandon me,
God of my salvation.
Don’t hide Your face from Your servant,
for I am in distress.
Answer me quickly!
Do not hide Your face from me in my day of trouble.
Listen closely to me;
answer me quickly when I call.
Answer me quickly, Lord;
my spirit fails.
Don’t hide Your face from me,
or I will be like those
going down to the Pit.
For the choir director: with stringed instruments. A Davidic Maskil.God, listen to my prayer
and do not ignore my plea for help.
The Lord will give you meager bread and water during oppression, but your Teacher will not hide Himself any longer. Your eyes will see your Teacher,
I will no longer hide My face from them, for I will pour out My Spirit on the house of Israel.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.