Psalm 69:17
New International Version
Do not hide your face from your servant; answer me quickly, for I am in trouble.

New Living Translation
Don’t hide from your servant; answer me quickly, for I am in deep trouble!

English Standard Version
Hide not your face from your servant, for I am in distress; make haste to answer me.

Berean Standard Bible
Hide not Your face from Your servant, for I am in distress. Answer me quickly!

King James Bible
And hide not thy face from thy servant; for I am in trouble: hear me speedily.

New King James Version
And do not hide Your face from Your servant, For I am in trouble; Hear me speedily.

New American Standard Bible
And do not hide Your face from Your servant, For I am in distress; answer me quickly.

NASB 1995
And do not hide Your face from Your servant, For I am in distress; answer me quickly.

NASB 1977
And do not hide Thy face from Thy servant, For I am in distress; answer me quickly.

Legacy Standard Bible
And do not hide Your face from Your slave, For I am in distress; answer me quickly.

Amplified Bible
Do not hide Your face from Your servant, For I am in distress; answer me quickly.

Christian Standard Bible
Don’t hide your face from your servant, for I am in distress. Answer me quickly!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Don’t hide Your face from Your servant, for I am in distress. Answer me quickly!

American Standard Version
And hide not thy face from thy servant; For I am in distress; answer me speedily.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Do not turn your face from your Servant; because I have adversity, answer me quickly!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And turn not away thy face from thy servant; for I am afflicted: hear me speedily.

Contemporary English Version
Don't turn away from me. I am your servant, and I am in trouble. Please hurry and help!

Douay-Rheims Bible
And turn not away thy face from thy servant: for I am in trouble, hear me speedily.

English Revised Version
And hide not thy face from thy servant; for I am in distress; answer me speedily.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I am in trouble, so do not hide your face from me. Answer me quickly!

Good News Translation
Don't hide yourself from your servant; I am in great trouble--answer me now!

International Standard Version
and do not ignore your servant, because I am in distress. Hurry to answer me!

JPS Tanakh 1917
And hide not Thy face from Thy servant; For I am in distress; answer me speedily.

Literal Standard Version
And do not hide Your face from Your servant, | For I am in distress—hurry, answer me.

Majority Standard Bible
Hide not Your face from Your servant, for I am in distress. Answer me quickly!

New American Bible
Do not hide your face from your servant; hasten to answer me, for I am in distress.

NET Bible
Do not ignore your servant, for I am in trouble! Answer me right away!

New Revised Standard Version
Do not hide your face from your servant, for I am in distress—make haste to answer me.

New Heart English Bible
Do not hide your face from your servant, for I am in distress. Answer me speedily.

Webster's Bible Translation
And hide not thy face from thy servant; for I am in trouble: hear me speedily.

World English Bible
Don’t hide your face from your servant, for I am in distress. Answer me speedily!

Young's Literal Translation
And hide not Thy face from Thy servant, For I am in distress -- haste, answer me.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Waters Are Up to My Neck
16Answer me, O LORD, for Your loving devotion is good; turn to me in keeping with Your great compassion. 17Hide not Your face from Your servant, for I am in distress. Answer me quickly! 18Draw near to my soul and redeem me; ransom me because of my foes.…

Cross References
Matthew 6:8
Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask Him.

Psalm 22:24
For He has not despised or detested the torment of the afflicted. He has not hidden His face from him, but has attended to his cry for help.

Psalm 27:9
Hide not Your face from me, nor turn away Your servant in anger. You have been my helper; do not leave me or forsake me, O God of my salvation.

Psalm 31:9
Be merciful to me, O LORD, for I am in distress; my eyes fail from sorrow, my soul and body as well.

Psalm 66:14
the vows that my lips promised and my mouth spoke in my distress.

Psalm 102:2
Do not hide Your face from me in my day of distress. Incline Your ear to me; answer me quickly when I call.

Psalm 143:7
Answer me quickly, O LORD; my spirit fails. Do not hide Your face from me, or I will be like those who descend to the Pit.


Treasury of Scripture

And hide not your face from your servant; for I am in trouble: hear me speedily.

hide

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 22:24
For he hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face from him; but when he cried unto him, he heard.

Psalm 27:9
Hide not thy face far from me; put not thy servant away in anger: thou hast been my help; leave me not, neither forsake me, O God of my salvation.

for I am

Matthew 26:38
Then saith he unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death: tarry ye here, and watch with me.

hear me speedily [heb.

Psalm 40:13
Be pleased, O LORD, to deliver me: O LORD, make haste to help me.

Psalm 70:1
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, to bring to remembrance. Make haste, O God, to deliver me; make haste to help me, O LORD.

Job 7:21
And why dost thou not pardon my transgression, and take away mine iniquity? for now shall I sleep in the dust; and thou shalt seek me in the morning, but I shall not be.

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Psalm 69
1. David complains of his affliction
13. He prays for deliverance
22. He devotes his enemies to destruction
30. He praises God with thanksgiving














Verse 17. - And hide not thy face from thy servant (comp. Psalm 10:1; Psalm 13:1; Psalm 22:24; Psalm 27:9, etc.). For I am in trouble; literally, for there is trouble to me. On the probable nature of the "trouble," see the introductory paragraph. Hear me speedily (comp. Psalm 22:19; Psalm 31:2; Psalm 38:22; Psalm 70:1, etc.).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Hide
תַּסְתֵּ֣ר (tas·têr)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect Jussive - second person masculine singular
Strong's 5641: To hide, conceal

not
וְאַל־ (wə·’al-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's 408: Not

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

from Your servant,
מֵֽעַבְדֶּ֑ךָ (mê·‘aḇ·de·ḵā)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

for
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

I am in distress.
צַר־ (ṣar-)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6887: To bind, tie up, be restricted, narrow, scant, or cramped

Answer
עֲנֵֽנִי׃ (‘ă·nê·nî)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's 6030: To answer, respond

me
לִ֝֗י (lî)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew

quickly!
מַהֵ֥ר (ma·hêr)
Verb - Piel - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 4118: Hastening, speedy, swift


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