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Why do the nations say, "Where is their God?"
King James Bible
Wherefore should the heathen say, Where is now their God?
Darby Bible Translation
Wherefore should the nations say, Where then is their God?
World English Bible
Why should the nations say, "Where is their God, now?"
Young's Literal Translation
Why do the nations say, 'Where, pray, is their God.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Wherefore should the heathen say - This appears to refer to a time in which the Israelites had suffered some sad reverses, so as to be brought very low, and to be marked by the heathen.
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"And when they had sung a hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives. And Jesus saith unto them, All ye shall be offended: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered abroad. Howbeit, after I am raised up, I will go before you into Galilee. But Peter said unto Him, Although all shall be offended, yet will not I. And Jesus saith unto him, Verily I say unto thee, that thou today, even this night, before the cock crow twice, shalt deny me thrice. But he spake exceeding …
G. A. Chadwick—The Gospel of St. Mark
Impiety of Attributing a visible Form to God. --The Setting up of Idols a Defection from the True God.
My tears have been my food day and night, while people say to me all day long, "Where is your God?"
My bones suffer mortal agony as my foes taunt me, saying to me all day long, "Where is your God?"
Why should the nations say, "Where is their God?" Before our eyes, make known among the nations that you avenge the outpoured blood of your servants.
Let the priests, who minister before the LORD, weep between the portico and the altar. Let them say, "Spare your people, LORD. Do not make your inheritance an object of scorn, a byword among the nations. Why should they say among the peoples, 'Where is their God?'"
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