New American Standard Bible
Do not hide Your face from me in the day of my distress; Incline Your ear to me; In the day when I call answer me quickly.
King James Bible
Hide not thy face from me in the day when I am in trouble; incline thine ear unto me: in the day when I call answer me speedily.
Darby Bible Translation
Hide not thy face from me: in the day of my trouble, incline thine ear unto me; in the day I call, answer me speedily.
World English Bible
Don't hide your face from me in the day of my distress. Turn your ear to me. Answer me quickly in the day when I call.
Young's Literal Translation
Hide not Thou Thy face from me, In a day of mine adversity, Incline unto me Thine ear, In the day I call, haste, answer me.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Hide not thy face from me - The Septuagint and the Latin Vulgate render this, "Do not turn away thy face from me." The sense is essentially the same. The prayer is, that God would not refuse to look graciously upon him; that he would turn his attention to him; that he would regard his supplications. See the notes at Psalm 10:1; compare Psalm 13:1; Psalm 27:9; Job 13:24; Job 34:29; Deuteronomy 31:17.
In the day when I am in trouble - When sorrows come upon me; when I need thy gracious help. Literally, "When there is distress to me."
In the day when I call, answer me speedily - Grant at once my requests; give me immediate evidence that my prayer is heard. The psalmist believed in an immediate answer to prayer. He often had evidence that his prayer was answered at once; his mind became calm; he had comfort and peace; he obtained the blessing which he earnestly sought. No one can doubt that prayer may be answered at once; no one who prays can fail to find such answers in his own case, in his peace, his calmness, his joy. In multitudes of cases blessings are granted in such a way that there can be no doubt that they have come in answer to prayer. Compare the notes at Daniel 9:20-23.
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For He has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; Nor has He hidden His face from him; But when he cried to Him for help, He heard.
Incline Your ear to me, rescue me quickly; Be to me a rock of strength, A stronghold to save me.
Then my enemies will turn back in the day when I call; This I know, that God is for me.
And do not hide Your face from Your servant, For I am in distress; answer me quickly.
A Song of Ascents. In my trouble I cried to the LORD, And He answered me.
Answer me quickly, O LORD, my spirit fails; Do not hide Your face from me, Or I will become like those who go down to the pit.
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