New International Version
I will wait for the LORD, who is hiding his face from the descendants of Jacob. I will put my trust in him.
King James Bible
And I will wait upon the LORD, that hideth his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look for him.
Darby Bible Translation
And I will wait for Jehovah, who hideth his face from the house of Jacob; and I will look for him.
World English Bible
I will wait for Yahweh, who hides his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look for him.
Young's Literal Translation
And I have waited for Jehovah, Who is hiding His face from the house of Jacob, And I have looked for Him.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Among my disciples - בלמדי belimmudai. The Septuagint render it του μη μαθειν. Bishop Chandler, Defence of Christianity, p. 308, thinks they read מלמד, that it be not understood, and approves of this reading. - Abp. Secker.
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Forasmuch as this people refuseth the waters of Shiloah that go softly ... the Lord bringeth up upon them the waters of the river, strong and many.' ISAIAH viii. 6, 7. The kingdom of Judah was threatened with a great danger in an alliance between Israel and Damascus. The cowardly King Ahaz, instead of listening to Isaiah's strong assurances and relying on the help of God, made what he thought a master-stroke of policy in invoking the help of the formidable Assyrian power. That ambitious military …
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And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself.
And again, "I will put my trust in him." And again he says, "Here am I, and the children God has given me."
And in that day I will become angry with them and forsake them; I will hide my face from them, and they will be destroyed. Many disasters and calamities will come on them, and in that day they will ask, 'Have not these disasters come on us because our God is not with us?'
Why do you hide your face and consider me your enemy?
We wait in hope for the LORD; he is our help and our shield.
I wait for the LORD, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.
When you spread out your hands in prayer, I hide my eyes from you; even when you offer many prayers, I am not listening. Your hands are full of blood!
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