Isaiah 59:11
Good News Translation
We are frightened and distressed. We long for God to save us from oppression and wrong, but nothing happens.

Contemporary English Version
We growl like bears and mourn like doves. We hope for justice and victory, but they escape us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
We shall roar all of us like bears, and shall lament as mournful doves. We have looked for judgment, and there is none: for salvation, and it is far from us.

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We shall roar all of us like bears, and shall lament as mournful doves. We have looked for judgment, and there is none: for salvation, and it is far from us.

roar

Isaiah 51:20 Thy children are cast forth, they have slept at the head of all the ways, and the wild ox that is snared: full of the indignation of the Lord, of the rebuke of thy God.

Psalm 32:3,4 Because I was silent my bones grew old; whilst I cried out all the day long. . . .

Psalm 38:8 I am afflicted and humbled exceedingly: I roared with the groaning of my heart.

Hosea 7:14 And they have not cried to me with their heart, but they howled in their beds: they have thought upon wheat and wine, they are departed from me.

mourn

Isaiah 38:14 I will cry like a young swallow, I will meditate like a dove: my eyes are weakened looking upward: Lord, I suffer violence, answer thou for me.

Job 30:28,29 I went mourning without indignation; I rose up, and cried in the crowd. . . .

Jeremiah 8:15 We looked for peace and no good came: for a time of healing, and behold fear.

Jeremiah 9:1 Who will give water to my head, and a fountain of tears to my eyes? and I will weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people.

Ezekiel 7:16 And such of them as shall flee shall escape: and they shall be in the mountains like doves of the valleys, all of them trembling, every one for his iniquity.

for salvation

Psalm 85:9 Surely his salvation is near to them that fear him : that glory may dwell in our land.

Psalm 119:155 Salvation is far from sinners; because they have not sought thy justifications.

Context
Sin Separates Us from God
10We have groped for the wall, and like the blind we have groped as if we had no eyes: we have stumbled at noonday as in darkness, we are in dark places, as dead men. 11We shall roar all of us like bears, and shall lament as mournful doves. We have looked for judgment, and there is none: for salvation, and it is far from us.12For our iniquities are multiplied before thee, and our sins have testified against us: for our wicked doings are with us, and have known our iniquities:…
Cross References
Psalm 55:2
Be attentive to me and hear me. I am grieved in my exercise; and am troubled,

Isaiah 38:14
I will cry like a young swallow, I will meditate like a dove: my eyes are weakened looking upward: Lord, I suffer violence, answer thou for me.

Isaiah 59:8
They have not known the way of peace, and there is no judgment in their steps: their paths are become crooked to them, every one that treadeth in them knoweth no peace.

Isaiah 59:9
Therefore is judgment far from us, and justice shall not overtake us. We looked for light, and behold darkness: brightness, and we have walked in the dark.

Isaiah 59:14
And judgment is turned away backward, and justice hath stood far off: because truth hath fallen down in the street, and equity could not come in.

Lamentations 3:17
Vau. And my soul is removed far off from peace, I have forgotten good things.

Ezekiel 7:16
And such of them as shall flee shall escape: and they shall be in the mountains like doves of the valleys, all of them trembling, every one for his iniquity.

Nahum 2:7
And the soldier is led away captive: and her bondwomen were led away mourning as doves, murmuring in their hearts.

Additional Translations
We all growl like bears and moan like doves. We hope for justice, but find none, for salvation, but it is far from us.We roar all like bears, and mourn sore like doves: we look for judgment, but there is none; for salvation, but it is far off from us.

We roar all like bears, and moan sore like doves: we look for justice, but there is none; for salvation, but it is far off from us.

They shall proceed together as a bear and as a dove: we have waited for judgment, and there is no salvation, it is gone far from us.

We roar all like bears, and mourn grievously like doves: we look for judgment, and there is none; for salvation, [but] it is far from us.

We roar all like bears, and mourn sore like doves: we look for judgment, but there is none; for salvation, but it is far off from us.

We all roar like bears, and mourn bitterly like doves: we look for judgment, but there is none; for salvation, but it is far from us.

We roar all like bears, and moan bitterly like doves: we look for justice, but there is none; for salvation, but it is far off from us.

We make a noise as bears -- all of us, And as doves we coo sorely; We wait for judgment, and there is none, For salvation -- it hath been far from us.
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