Psalm 13:1
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For the director of music. A psalm of David. How long, LORD? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me?

King James Bible
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. How long wilt thou forget me, O LORD? for ever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me?

Darby Bible Translation
{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} How long, Jehovah, wilt thou forget me for ever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me?

World English Bible
How long, Yahweh? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me?

Young's Literal Translation
To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. Till when, O Jehovah, Dost Thou forget me? -- for ever? Till when dost Thou hide Thy face from me?

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

How long wilt thou forget me - The words עד אנה ad anah, to what length, to what time, translated here how long? are four times repeated in the two first verses, and point out at once great dejection and extreme earnestness of soul.

Hide thy face from me? - How long shall I be destitute of a clear sense of thy approbation?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

A.M.

3464 B.C.

540 (Title.) chief. or, overseer
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Psalm 6:3 My soul is also sore vexed: but you, O LORD, how long?

Psalm 35:17 Lord, how long will you look on? rescue my soul from their destructions, my darling from the lions.

Psalm 74:1 O God, why have you cast us off for ever? why does your anger smoke against the sheep of your pasture?

Psalm 80:4 O LORD God of hosts, how long will you be angry against the prayer of your people?

Psalm 85:5 Will you be angry with us for ever? will you draw out your anger to all generations?

Psalm 89:46 How long, LORD? will you hide yourself for ever? shall your wrath burn like fire?

Psalm 90:14 O satisfy us early with your mercy; that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.

Psalm 94:3,4 LORD, how long shall the wicked, how long shall the wicked triumph...

forget

Psalm 10:12 Arise, O LORD; O God, lift up your hand: forget not the humble.

Lamentations 5:20 Why do you forget us for ever, and forsake us so long time?

wilt thou hide

Psalm 22:1,2 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? why are you so far from helping me, and from the words of my roaring...

Deuteronomy 31:17 Then my anger shall be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them, and I will hide my face from them...

Job 13:24 Why hide you your face, and hold me for your enemy?

Isaiah 59:2 But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.

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Thirsting for God
'My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God.'--PSALM xiii. 2. This whole psalm reads like the sob of a wounded heart. The writer of it is shut out from the Temple of his God, from the holy soil of his native land. One can see him sitting solitary yonder in the lonely wilderness (for the geographical details that occur in one part of the psalm point to his situation as being on the other side of the Jordan, in the mountains of Moab)--can see him sitting there with long wistful gaze yearning across
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Introduction. Chapter i. --The Life and Writings of St. Hilary of Poitiers.
St. Hilary of Poitiers is one of the greatest, yet least studied, of the Fathers of the Western Church. He has suffered thus, partly from a certain obscurity in his style of writing, partly from the difficulty of the thoughts which he attempted to convey. But there are other reasons for the comparative neglect into which he has fallen. He learnt his theology, as we shall see, from Eastern authorities, and was not content to carry on and develop the traditional teaching of the West; and the disciple
St. Hilary of Poitiers—The Life and Writings of St. Hilary of Poitiers

Cross References
Job 13:24
Why do you hide your face and consider me your enemy?

Psalm 10:1
Why, LORD, do you stand far off? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble?

Psalm 35:17
How long, Lord, will you look on? Rescue me from their ravages, my precious life from these lions.

Psalm 44:24
Why do you hide your face and forget our misery and oppression?

Psalm 79:5
How long, LORD? Will you be angry forever? How long will your jealousy burn like fire?

Psalm 88:14
Why, LORD, do you reject me and hide your face from me?

Psalm 89:46
How long, LORD? Will you hide yourself forever? How long will your wrath burn like fire?

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