New Living Translation
Day and night I have only tears for food, while my enemies continually taunt me, saying, "Where is this God of yours?"
King James Bible
My tears have been my meat day and night, while they continually say unto me, Where is thy God?
Darby Bible Translation
My tears have been my bread day and night, while they say unto me all the day, Where is thy God?
World English Bible
My tears have been my food day and night, while they continually ask me, "Where is your God?"
Young's Literal Translation
My tear hath been to me bread day and night, In their saying unto me all the day, 'Where is thy God?'
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ELIHU PERCEIVED the great ones of the earth oppressing the needy, and he traced their domineering tyranny to their forgetfulness of God: "None saith, Where is God my Maker?" Surely, had they thought of God they could not have acted so unjustly. Worse still, if I understand Elihu aright, he complained that even among the oppressed there was the same departure in heart from the Lord: they cried out by reason of the arm of the mighty, but unhappily they did not cry unto God their Maker, though he waits …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 26: 1880
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I am worn out from sobbing. All night I flood my bed with weeping, drenching it with my tears.
Every day I call to you, my God, but you do not answer. Every night you hear my voice, but I find no relief.
Their taunts break my bones. They scoff, "Where is this God of yours?"
Why should pagan nations be allowed to scoff, asking, "Where is their God?" Show us your vengeance against the nations, for they have spilled the blood of your servants.
You have fed us with sorrow and made us drink tears by the bucketful.
I eat ashes for food. My tears run down into my drink
Why let the nations say, "Where is their God?"
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