New Living Translation
I will wait for the LORD, who has turned away from the descendants of Jacob. I will put my hope 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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:17 Yet - Yet, notwithstanding this dreadful prophecy concerning the rejection of Israel. Wait - I will cast my care upon him, and expect the accomplishment of his promise, in sending the Messiah, and in conferring upon me and all believing Israelites all his mercies and blessings. Hideth - That now withdraws his favour and blessings, from the people of Israel.
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Eph. ii. 20.--"And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone." Believers are "the temple of the living God," in which he dwells and walks, 2 Cor. vi. 16. Every one of them is a little sanctuary and temple to his Majesty, "sanctify the Lord of hosts in your hearts." Though he be "the high and lofty One that inhabits eternity," yet he is pleased to come down to this poor cottage of a creature's heart, and dwell in it. Is not this …
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Trials of the Christian
Then Jesus took them through the writings of Moses and all the prophets, explaining from all the Scriptures the things concerning himself.
He also said, "I will put my trust in him," that is, "I and the children God has given me."
Then my anger will blaze forth against them. I will abandon them, hiding my face from them, and they will be devoured. Terrible trouble will come down on them, and on that day they will say, 'These disasters have come down on us because God is no longer among us!'
Why do you turn away from me? Why do you treat me as your enemy?
We put our hope in the LORD. He is our help and our shield.
I am counting on the LORD; yes, I am counting on him. I have put my hope in his word.
When you lift up your hands in prayer, I will not look. Though you offer many prayers, I will not listen, for your hands are covered with the blood of innocent victims.
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