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

New Living Translation
Why do you look the other way? Why do you ignore our suffering and oppression?

English Standard Version
Why do you hide your face? Why do you forget our affliction and oppression?

Berean Study Bible
Why do You hide Your face and forget our affliction and oppression?

King James Bible
Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and forgettest our affliction and our oppression?

New King James Version
Why do You hide Your face, And forget our affliction and our oppression?

New American Standard Bible
Why do You hide Your face And forget our affliction and oppression?

NASB 1995
Why do You hide Your face And forget our affliction and our oppression?

NASB 1977
Why dost Thou hide Thy face, And forget our affliction and our oppression?

Amplified Bible
Why do You hide Your face And forget our affliction and our oppression?

Christian Standard Bible
Why do you hide and forget our affliction and oppression?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Why do You hide Yourself and forget our affliction and oppression?

American Standard Version
Wherefore hidest thou thy face, And forgettest our affliction and our oppression?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And do not turn your face from us, neither forget our humiliation and our afflictions!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Wherefore turnest thou thy face away, and forgettest our poverty and our affliction?

Contemporary English Version
Why do you keep looking away? Don't forget our sufferings and all our troubles.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Why turnest thou face away? and forgettest our want and our trouble?

English Revised Version
Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and forgettest our affliction and our oppression?

Good News Translation
Why are you hiding from us? Don't forget our suffering and trouble!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Why do you hide your face? Why do you forget our suffering and misery?

International Standard Version
Why are you hiding your face? Why are you ignoring our affliction and oppression?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Wherefore hidest Thou Thy face, And forgettest our affliction and our oppression?

Literal Standard Version
Why do You hide Your face? You forget our afflictions and our oppression,

NET Bible
Why do you look the other way, and ignore the way we are oppressed and mistreated?

New Heart English Bible
Why do you hide your face, and forget our affliction and our oppression?

World English Bible
Why do you hide your face, and forget our affliction and our oppression?

Young's Literal Translation
Why Thy face hidest Thou? Thou forgettest our afflictions and our oppression,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Redeem Us
23Wake up, O Lord! Why are You sleeping? Arise! Do not reject us forever. 24Why do You hide Your face and forget our affliction and oppression? 25For our soul has sunk to the dust; our bodies cling to the earth.…

Cross References
Job 13:24
Why do You hide Your face and consider me as Your enemy?

Psalm 13:1
How long, O LORD? Will You forget me forever? How long will You hide Your face from me?

Psalm 42:9
I say to God my Rock, "Why have You forgotten me? Why must I walk in sorrow because of the enemy's oppression?"

Psalm 88:14
Why, O LORD, do You reject me? Why do You hide Your face from me?

Psalm 89:46
How long, O LORD? Will You hide Yourself forever? Will Your wrath keep burning like fire?

Isaiah 45:15
Truly You are a God who hides Himself, O God of Israel, the Savior.

Lamentations 5:20
Why have You forgotten us forever? Why have You forsaken us for so long?


Treasury of Scripture

Why hide you your face, and forget our affliction and our oppression?

Wherefore

Psalm 10:1,11
Why standest thou afar off, O LORD? why hidest thou thyself in times of trouble? …

Psalm 13:1
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?

Psalm 43:1-4
Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man…

forgettest

Psalm 74:19,23
O deliver not the soul of thy turtledove unto the multitude of the wicked: forget not the congregation of thy poor for ever…

Exodus 2:23,24
And it came to pass in process of time, that the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel sighed by reason of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up unto God by reason of the bondage…

Isaiah 40:27,28
Why sayest thou, O Jacob, and speakest, O Israel, My way is hid from the LORD, and my judgment is passed over from my God? …









Verse 24. - Wherefore hidest thou thy face (comp. Psalm 13:1; Psalm 27:9; Psalm 69:17, etc.). And forgettest our affliction and our oppression? (see Psalm 13:1; Psalm 74:19).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Why
לָֽמָּה־ (lām·māh-)
Interrogative
Strong's 4100: What?, what!, indefinitely what

do You hide
תַסְתִּ֑יר (ṯas·tîr)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 5641: To hide, conceal

Your face
פָנֶ֥יךָ (p̄ā·ne·ḵā)
Noun - common plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 6440: The face

and forget
תִּשְׁכַּ֖ח (tiš·kaḥ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 7911: To mislay, to be oblivious of, from want of memory, attention

our misery
עָנְיֵ֣נוּ (‘ā·nə·yê·nū)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common plural
Strong's 6040: Affliction, poverty

and oppression?
וְֽלַחֲצֵֽנוּ׃ (wə·la·ḥă·ṣê·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common plural
Strong's 3906: Oppression, distress


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