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New International Version
It is time for you to act, LORD; your law is being broken.
New Living Translation
LORD, it is time for you to act, for these evil people have violated your instructions.
English Standard Version
It is time for the LORD to act, for your law has been broken.
Berean Study Bible
It is time for the LORD to act, for they have broken Your law.
King James Bible
It is time for thee, LORD, to work: for they have made void thy law.
New King James Version
It is time for You to act, O LORD, For they have regarded Your law as void.
New American Standard Bible
It is time for the LORD to act, For they have broken Your Law.
It is time for the LORD to act, For they have broken Your law.
It is time for the LORD to act, For they have broken Thy law.
It is time for the LORD to act; They have broken Your law.
Christian Standard Bible
It is time for the LORD to act, for they have violated your instruction.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
It is time for the LORD to act, for they have violated Your instruction.
American Standard Version
It is time for Jehovah to work; For they have made void thy law.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
It is time to serve LORD JEHOVAH, and now they have canceled your Law.
Brenton Septuagint Translation
It is time for the Lord to work: they have utterly broken thy law.
Contemporary English Version
Do something, LORD! They have broken your Law.
It is time, O Lord, to do: they have dissipated thy law.
English Revised Version
It is time for the LORD to work; for they have made void thy law.
Good News Translation
LORD, it is time for you to act, because people are disobeying your law.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
It is time for you to act, O LORD. Even though people have abolished your teachings,
International Standard Version
It is time for the LORD to act, since they have violated your instruction.
JPS Tanakh 1917
It is time for the LORD to work; They have made void Thy law.
Literal Standard Version
Time for YHWH to work! They have made Your law void.
It is time for the LORD to act--they break your law!
New Heart English Bible
It is time to act, LORD, for they break your Law.
World English Bible
It is time to act, Yahweh, for they break your law.
Young's Literal Translation
Time for Jehovah to work! they have made void Thy law.
Additional Translations ...
ContextYour Word is a Lamp to My Feet
…125I am Your servant; give me understanding, that I may know Your testimonies. 126It is time for the LORD to act, for they have broken Your law. 127Therefore I love Your commandments more than gold, even the purest gold.…
You will rise up and have compassion on Zion, for it is time to show her favor--the appointed time has come.
But You, O LORD, know all their deadly plots against me. Do not wipe out their guilt or blot out their sin from Your sight. Let them be overthrown before You; deal with them in the time of Your anger.
I delivered it into the hand of the ruler of the nations, for him to deal with it according to its wickedness. I have banished it.
Therefore the law is paralyzed, and justice never goes forth. For the wicked hem in the righteous, so that justice is perverted.
Treasury of Scripture
It is time for you, LORD, to work: for they have made void your law.
Psalm 9:19 Arise, O LORD; let not man prevail: let the heathen be judged in thy sight.
Psalm 102:13 Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon Zion: for the time to favour her, yea, the set time, is come.
Genesis 22:10,11,14 And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay his son…
Jeremiah 18:23 Yet, LORD, thou knowest all their counsel against me to slay me: forgive not their iniquity, neither blot out their sin from thy sight, but let them be overthrown before thee; deal thus with them in the time of thine anger.
Malachi 3:17 And they shall be mine, saith the LORD of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.
by an ellipsis of the noun.
Jeremiah 8:8 How do ye say, We are wise, and the law of the LORD is with us? Lo, certainly in vain made he it; the pen of the scribes is in vain.
Habakkuk 1:4 Therefore the law is slacked, and judgment doth never go forth: for the wicked doth compass about the righteous; therefore wrong judgment proceedeth.
Malachi 2:8 But ye are departed out of the way; ye have caused many to stumble at the law; ye have corrupted the covenant of Levi, saith the LORD of hosts.
They have made void thy law.--Some treat the verse as parenthetical, but is it not that the irreligion of the wicked makes the Law even more dear to the psalmist? What they reject is to him priceless,
Among the faithless, faithful only he."Verse 126. - It is time for thee, Lord, to work; or, "to act;" i.e. to lay aside quiescence, and come forward as the active Ruler of the universe. For they have made void thy Law. The wicked have cast thy Law behind their back, and, so far as lay in their power, "made it void" - repealed it, cancelled it.
Parallel Commentaries ...
HebrewIt is time
Noun - common singular
Strong's 6256: Time, now, when
for the LORD
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3069: YHWH
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 6213: To do, make
[for] they have broken
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 6565: To break up, to violate, frustrate
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 8451: Direction, instruction, law
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