New International Version
Has God forgotten to be merciful? Has he in anger withheld his compassion?"
King James Bible
Hath God forgotten to be gracious? hath he in anger shut up his tender mercies? Selah.
Darby Bible Translation
Hath God forgotten to be gracious? or hath he in anger shut up his tender mercies? Selah.
World English Bible
Has God forgotten to be gracious? Has he, in anger, withheld his compassion?" Selah.
Young's Literal Translation
Hath God forgotten His favours? Hath He shut up in anger His mercies? Selah.
Psalm 77:9 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Hath God - in anger shut up his tender mercies? - The tender mercies of God are the source whence all his kindness to the children of men flows. The metaphor here is taken from a spring, the mouth of which is closed, so that its waters can no longer run in the same channel; but, being confined, break out, and take some other course. Wilt thou take thy mercy from the Israelites, and give it to some other people? This he most certainly did. He took it from the Jews, and gave it to the Gentiles.
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For the director of music. A psalm of David. When the prophet Nathan came to him after David had committed adultery with Bathsheba. Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions.
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