Psalm 42:9 {41:10}
Good News Translation
To God, my defender, I say, "Why have you forgotten me? Why must I go on suffering from the cruelty of my enemies?"

Contemporary English Version
You are my mighty rock. Why have you forgotten me? Why must enemies mistreat me and make me sad?

Douay-Rheims Bible
I will say to God: Thou art my support. Why hast thou forgotten me? and why go I mourning, whilst my enemy afflicteth me?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I will say to God: Thou art my support. Why hast thou forgotten me? and why go I mourning, whilst my enemy afflicteth me?

God

Psalm 18:2 The Lord is my firmament, my refuge, and my deliverer. My God is my helper, and in him will I put my trust. My protector, and the horn of my salvation, and my support.

Psalm 28:1 A psalm for David himself. Unto thee will I cry, O Lord: O my God, be not thou silent to me: lest if thou be silent to me, I become like them that go down into the pit.

Psalm 62:2,6,7 For he is my God and my saviour: he is my protector, I shall be moved no more. . . .

Psalm 78:35 And they remembered that God was their helper: and the most high God their redeemer.

Why hast

Psalm 13:1 Unto the end, a psalm for David. How long, O Lord, wilt thou forget me unto the end? how long dost thou turn away thy face from me?

Psalm 22:1,2 Unto the end, for the morning protection, a psalm for David. [2] O God my God, look upon me: why hast thou forsaken me? Far from my salvation are the words of my sins. . . .

Psalm 44:23,24 Arise, why sleepest thou, O Lord? arise, and cast us not off to the end. . . .

Psalm 77:9 Or will God forget to shew mercy? or will he in his anger shut up his mercies?

Isaiah 40:27 Why sayest thou, O Jacob, and speakest, O Israel: My way is hid from the Lord, and my judgment is passed over from my God?

Isaiah 49:15 Can a woman forget her infant, so as not to have pity on the son of her womb? and if she should forget, yet will not I forget thee.

why go

Psalm 38:6 I am become miserable, and am bowed down even to the end: I walked sorrowful all the day long.

Psalm 43:2 For thou art God my strength: why hast thou cast me off? and why do I go sorrowful whilst the enemy afflicteth me?

Psalm 88:9 My eyes languished through poverty. All the day I cried to thee, O Lord: I stretched out my hands to thee.

Job 30:26-31 I expected good things, and evils are come upon me: I waited for light, and darkness broke out. . . .

because

Psalm 55:3 At the voice of the enemy, and at the tribulation of the sinner. For they have cast iniquities upon me: and in wrath they were troublesome to me.

Ecclesiastes 4:1 I turned myself to other things, and I saw the oppressions that are done under the sun, and the tears of the innocent, and they had no comforter; and they were not able to resist their violence, being destitute of help from any.

Lamentations 5:1-16 Remember, O Lord, what is come upon us: consider and behold our reproach. . . .

Context
Blessed is He who Cares for the Poor
8In the daytime the Lord hath commanded his mercy; and a canticle to him in the night. With me is prayer to the God of my life. 9I will say to God: Thou art my support. Why hast thou forgotten me? and why go I mourning, whilst my enemy afflicteth me?10Whilst my bones are broken, my enemies who trouble me have reproached me; Whilst they say to me day by day: Where is thy God?…
Cross References
Job 30:28
I went mourning without indignation; I rose up, and cried in the crowd.

Psalm 13:2
How long shall I take counsels in my soul, sorrow in my heart all the day?

Psalm 17:9
From the face of the wicked who have afflicted me. My enemies have surrounded my soul:

Psalm 18:2
The Lord is my firmament, my refuge, and my deliverer. My God is my helper, and in him will I put my trust. My protector, and the horn of my salvation, and my support.

Psalm 38:6
I am become miserable, and am bowed down even to the end: I walked sorrowful all the day long.

Psalm 43:2
For thou art God my strength: why hast thou cast me off? and why do I go sorrowful whilst the enemy afflicteth me?

Psalm 44:24
Why turnest thou thy face away? and forgettest our want and our trouble?

Additional Translations
I will say to God, my rock, “Why have You forgotten me? Why must I walk in sorrow because of the enemy’s oppression?”I will say to God my rock, Why have you forgotten me? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me? Why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

I will say to God, Thou art my helper; why hast thou forgotten me? wherefore do I go sad of countenance, while the enemy oppresses me?

I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

I will say unto God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

I will say to God my rock, Why hast thou forgotten me? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?

I will ask God, my rock, "Why have you forgotten me? Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?"

I say to God my rock, 'Why hast Thou forgotten me? Why go I mourning in the oppression of an enemy?
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