New International Version
Why, LORD, do you stand far off? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble?
King James Bible
Why standest thou afar off, O LORD? why hidest thou thyself in times of trouble?
Darby Bible Translation
Why, Jehovah, standest thou afar off? [Why] hidest thou thyself in times of distress?
World English Bible
Why do you stand far off, Yahweh? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble?
Young's Literal Translation
Why, Jehovah, dost Thou stand at a distance? Thou dost hide in times of adversity,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Why standest thou afar off, O Lord? - This Psalm makes a part of the preceding in the Vulgate and Septuagint; and in four of Kennicott's and De Rossi's MSS. It seems to belong to the time of the captivity, or the return of the captives. It was probably made in reference to Sanballat, and the other enemies or the Jews. There is a great similarity between this and Psalm 13:1-6, Psalm 14:1-7, 35, and Psalm 53:1-6 : In these, as Calmet remarks, we find the same complaints, the same sentiments, and almost the same expressions.
God is represented here as standing at some distance, beholding the oppression of his people, and yet apparently disregarding it.
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'The wicked hath said in his heart, I shall not be moved.' --PSALM x. 6. 'Because He is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.' --PSALM xvi. 8. 'And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved.' --PSALM xxx. 6. How differently the same things sound when said by different men! Here are three people giving utterance to almost the same sentiment of confidence. A wicked man says it, and it is insane presumption and defiance. A good man says it, having been lulled into false security by easy times, …
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For the director of music. A psalm of David. How long, LORD? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me?
For the director of music. To the tune of "The Doe of the Morning." A psalm of David. My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, so far from my cries of anguish?
LORD, you have seen this; do not be silent. Do not be far from me, Lord.
For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A maskil of David. Listen to my prayer, O God, do not ignore my plea;
Do not be far from me, my God; come quickly, God, to help me.
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