New American Standard Bible
Has His lovingkindness ceased forever? Has His promise come to an end forever?
King James Bible
Is his mercy clean gone for ever? doth his promise fail for evermore?
Darby Bible Translation
Hath his loving-kindness ceased for ever? hath his word come to an end from generation to generation?
World English Bible
Has his loving kindness vanished forever? Does his promise fail for generations?
Young's Literal Translation
Hath His kindness ceased for ever? The saying failed to all generations?
Psalm 77:8 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Is his mercy clean gone for ever? - The word rendered "clean gone" means to fail; to fail utterly. The idea is, Can it be that the compassion of God has become exhausted - that no more mercy is to be shown to mankind - that henceforth all is to be left to stern and severe justice? What would the world be if this were so! What must be the condition of mankind if mercy were no more to be shown to the race!
Doth his promise fail for evermore? - Margin, as in Hebrew, "to generation and generation." The original Hebrew rendered "promise" means "word;" and the question is, whether it can be that what God has spoken is to be found false. Can we no longer rely on what he has said? All the hopes of mankind depend on that, and if that should fail, all prospect of salvation in regard to our race must be at an end.
LibraryEre Another Step I Take
"I commune with mine own heart." -- Psalm 77:6. Ere another step I take In my wilful wandering way, Still I have a choice to make -- Shall I alter while I may? Patient love is waiting still In my Savior's heart for me; Love to bend my froward will, Love to make me really free. Far from Him, what can I gain? Want and shame, and bondage vile -- Better far to bear the pain Of His yoke a little while. Soon I might its comfort find; Soon my thankful heart might cry, "In Thy meek obedient mind, As …
Miss A. L. Waring—Hymns and Meditations
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2 Peter 3:9
The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.
Where are Your former lovingkindnesses, O Lord, Which You swore to David in Your faithfulness?
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