New Living Translation
How long, O Lord, will you look on and do nothing? Rescue me from their fierce attacks. Protect my life from these lions!
King James Bible
Lord, how long wilt thou look on? rescue my soul from their destructions, my darling from the lions.
Darby Bible Translation
Lord, how long wilt thou look on? Rescue my soul from their destructions, my only one from the young lions.
World English Bible
Lord, how long will you look on? Rescue my soul from their destruction, my precious life from the lions.
Young's Literal Translation
Lord, how long dost thou behold? Keep back my soul from their desolations, From young lions my only one.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
35:17 Look on - Without affording me pity or help. Darling - My soul, Heb. my only one; which is now left alone and forsaken by my friends, and hath none to trust in but God.
LibraryOpposition to Messiah Unreasonable
Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD , and against His Anointed, saying, Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us. I t is generally admitted, that the institutes of Christianity, as contained in the New Testament, do at least exhibit a beautiful and salutary system of morals; and that a sincere compliance with the precepts of our Lord and His apostles, …
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2
Notes on the Third Century
For the choir director: A psalm of David. O LORD, how long will you forget me? Forever? How long will you look the other way?
Save me from the sword; spare my precious life from these dogs.
Snatch me from the lion's jaws and from the horns of these wild oxen.
I did them no wrong, but they laid a trap for me. I did them no wrong, but they dug a pit to catch me.
I am surrounded by fierce lions who greedily devour human prey--whose teeth pierce like spears and arrows, and whose tongues cut like swords.
But you are pure and cannot stand the sight of evil. Will you wink at their treachery? Should you be silent while the wicked swallow up people more righteous than they?
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