New International Version
Do not hide your face from your servant; answer me quickly, for I am in trouble.
King James Bible
And hide not thy face from thy servant; for I am in trouble: hear me speedily.
Darby Bible Translation
And hide not thy face from thy servant, for I am in trouble: answer me speedily.
World English Bible
Don't hide your face from your servant, for I am in distress. Answer me speedily!
Young's Literal Translation
And hide not Thy face from Thy servant, For I am in distress -- haste, answer me.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thy loving-kindness is good - The word חסד chesed signifies exuberance of kindness, and the word רחמים rachamim, which we translate tender mercies, signifies such affection as mothers bear to their young: and in God, there is רב rob, a multitude, of such tender mercies towards the children of men!
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
for I am
hear me speedily [heb.] make haste to hear me
LibraryMessiah Unpitied, and Without a Comforter
Reproach [Rebuke] hath broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness: and I looked for some to take pity, but there was none; and for comforters, but I found none. T he greatness of suffering cannot be certainly estimated by the single consideration of the immediate, apparent cause; the impression it actually makes upon the mind of the sufferer, must likewise be taken into the account. That which is a heavy trial to one person, may be much lighter to another, and, perhaps, no trial at all. And a state …
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1
Letter xxxix (A. D. 1137) to the Same.
Christ's Resurrection Song.
Aron, Brother of Moses, 486, 487.
Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.
For he has not despised or scorned the suffering of the afflicted one; he has not hidden his face from him but has listened to his cry for help.
Do not hide your face from me, do not turn your servant away in anger; you have been my helper. Do not reject me or forsake me, God my Savior.
Be merciful to me, LORD, for I am in distress; my eyes grow weak with sorrow, my soul and body with grief.
vows my lips promised and my mouth spoke when I was in trouble.
Do not hide your face from me when I am in distress. Turn your ear to me; when I call, answer me quickly.
Answer me quickly, LORD; my spirit fails. Do not hide your face from me or I will be like those who go down to the pit.
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