Psalm 35:22
New International Version
LORD, you have seen this; do not be silent. Do not be far from me, Lord.

New Living Translation
O LORD, you know all about this. Do not stay silent. Do not abandon me now, O Lord.

English Standard Version
You have seen, O LORD; be not silent! O Lord, be not far from me!

Berean Study Bible
O LORD, You have seen it; be not silent. O Lord, be not far from me.

King James Bible
This thou hast seen, O LORD: keep not silence: O Lord, be not far from me.

New King James Version
This You have seen, O LORD; Do not keep silence. O Lord, do not be far from me.

New American Standard Bible
You have seen it, LORD, do not keep silent; Lord, do not be far from me.

NASB 1995
You have seen it, O LORD, do not keep silent; O Lord, do not be far from me.

NASB 1977
Thou hast seen it, O LORD, do not keep silent; O Lord, do not be far from me.

Amplified Bible
You have seen this, O LORD; do not keep silent. O Lord, do not be far from me.

Christian Standard Bible
You saw it, LORD; do not be silent. Lord, do not be far from me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You saw it, LORD; do not be silent. Lord, do not be far from me.

American Standard Version
Thou hast seen it, O Jehovah; keep not silence: O Lord, be not far from me.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
You have seen, oh, God, and do not be silent, my Lord, and do not be far from me!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thou hast seen it, O Lord: keep not silence: O Lord, withdraw not thyself from me.

Contemporary English Version
You see everything, LORD! Please don't keep silent or stay so far away.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou hast seen, O Lord, be not thou silent : O Lord, depart not from me.

English Revised Version
Thou hast seen it, O LORD; keep not silence: O Lord, be not far from me.

Good News Translation
But you, O LORD, have seen this. So don't be silent, Lord; don't keep yourself far away!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You have seen it, O LORD. Do not remain silent. O Lord, do not be so far away from me.

International Standard Version
You see this, LORD, so do not be silent. Lord, do not be far from me!

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou hast seen, O LORD; keep not silence; O Lord, be not far from me.

Literal Standard Version
You have seen, O YHWH, "" Do not be silent, O Lord—do not be far from me,

NET Bible
But you take notice, LORD! O Lord, do not remain far away from me!

New Heart English Bible
You have seen it, LORD. Do not keep silent. Lord, do not be far from me.

World English Bible
You have seen it, Yahweh. Don't keep silent. Lord, don't be far from me.

Young's Literal Translation
Thou hast seen, O Jehovah, Be not silent, O Lord -- be not far from me,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Contend with My Opponents
21They gape at me and say, “Aha, aha! Our eyes have seen!” 22O LORD, You have seen it; be not silent. O Lord, be not far from me. 23Awake and rise to my defense, to my cause, my God and my Lord!…

Cross References
Exodus 3:7
The LORD said, "I have indeed seen the affliction of My people in Egypt. I have heard them crying out because of their oppressors, and I am aware of their sufferings.

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

Psalm 10:14
But You have regarded trouble and grief; You see to repay it by Your hand. The victim entrusts himself to You; You are the helper of the fatherless.

Psalm 22:11
Be not far from me, for trouble is near and there is no one to help.

Psalm 28:1
To you, O LORD, I call; be not deaf to me, O my rock. For if You remain silent, I will be like those descending to the Pit.

Psalm 38:21
Do not forsake me, O LORD; be not far from me, O my God.

Psalm 71:12
Be not far from me, O God. Hurry, O my God, to help me.

Psalm 83:1
O God, do not keep silent; do not hold Your peace; do not be still, O God.


Treasury of Scripture

This you have seen, O LORD: keep not silence: O Lord, be not far from me.

This

Exodus 3:7
And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;

Acts 7:34
I have seen, I have seen the affliction of my people which is in Egypt, and I have heard their groaning, and am come down to deliver them. And now come, I will send thee into Egypt.

keep

Psalm 28:1
A Psalm of David. Unto thee will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent to me: lest, if thou be silent to me, I become like them that go down into the pit.

Psalm 39:12
Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear unto my cry; hold not thy peace at my tears: for I am a stranger with thee, and a sojourner, as all my fathers were.

Psalm 50:21
These things hast thou done, and I kept silence; thou thoughtest that I was altogether such an one as thyself: but I will reprove thee, and set them in order before thine eyes.

be

Psalm 10:1
Why standest thou afar off, O LORD? why hidest thou thyself in times of trouble?

Psalm 22:11,19
Be not far from me; for trouble is near; for there is none to help…

Psalm 38:21
Forsake me not, O LORD: O my God, be not far from me.









Verse 22. - This thou hast seen, O Lord. Nothing of this has been hid from thee; thine eye, O Lord, has seen it. Therefore I call upon thee. Keep not silence. Refrain not thyself. "Up, and let not man have the upper hand" (Psalm 9:19). O Lord, be not far from me. Draw near, hasten, vindicate my name (comp. Psalm 22:19; Psalm 38:21; 70:12).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
O LORD,
יְ֭הוָה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

You have seen it,
רָאִ֣יתָה (rā·’î·ṯāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 7200: To see

do not
אַֽל־ (’al-)
Adverb
Strong's 408: Not

be silent.
תֶּחֱרַ֑שׁ (te·ḥĕ·raš)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 2790: To cut in, engrave, plow, devise

O Lord,
אֲ֝דֹנָ֗י (’ă·ḏō·nāy)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 136: The Lord

be not
אֲל־ (’ăl-)
Adverb
Strong's 408: Not

far
תִּרְחַ֥ק (tir·ḥaq)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 7368: To be or become far or distant

from me.
מִמֶּֽנִּי׃ (mim·men·nî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of


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