Psalm 71:12
New International Version
Do not be far from me, my God; come quickly, God, to help me.

New Living Translation
O God, don't stay away. My God, please hurry to help me.

English Standard Version
O God, be not far from me; O my God, make haste to help me!

Berean Study Bible
Be not far from me, O God. Hurry, O my God, to help me.

New American Standard Bible
O God, do not be far from me; O my God, hasten to my help!

King James Bible
O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste for my help.

Christian Standard Bible
God, do not be far from me; my God, hurry to help me.

Contemporary English Version
Come closer, God! Please hurry and help.

Good News Translation
Don't stay so far away, O God; my God, hurry to my aid!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
God, do not be far from me; my God, hurry to help me.

International Standard Version
God, do not be distant from me. My God, come quickly to help me.

NET Bible
O God, do not remain far away from me! My God, hurry and help me!

New Heart English Bible
God, do not be far from me. My God, hurry to help me.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Oh God, do not be far from me! Oh God, stay for my help!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
O God, do not be so distant from me. O my God, come quickly to help me.

JPS Tanakh 1917
O God, be not far from me; O my God, make haste to help me.

New American Standard 1977
O God, do not be far from me; O my God, hasten to my help!

Jubilee Bible 2000
O God, be not far from me; O my God, make haste for my help.

King James 2000 Bible
O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste for my help.

American King James Version
O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste for my help.

American Standard Version
O God, be not far from me; O my God, make haste to help me.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
O God, go not far from me, O my God, draw nigh to my help.

Douay-Rheims Bible
O God, be not thou far from me: O my God, make haste to my help.

Darby Bible Translation
O God, be not far from me; my God, hasten to my help.

English Revised Version
O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste to help me.

Webster's Bible Translation
O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste for my help.

World English Bible
God, don't be far from me. My God, hurry to help me.

Young's Literal Translation
O God, be not far from me, O my God, for my help make haste.
Study Bible
In You, O LORD, I Have Taken Refuge
11saying, “God has forsaken him; pursue him and seize him, for there is no one to rescue him.” 12Be not far from me, O God. Hurry, O my God, to help me. 13May the accusers of my soul be ashamed and consumed; may those who seek my harm be covered with scorn and disgrace.…
Cross References
Psalm 10:1
Why, O LORD, do You stand far off? Why do You hide in times of trouble?

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

Psalm 35:22
O LORD, You have seen it, do not be silent. O Lord, be not far from me.

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

Psalm 38:22
Come quickly to help me, O Lord my Savior.

Psalm 40:13
Be pleased, O LORD, to deliver me; hurry, O LORD, to help me.

Psalm 70:1
To bring remembrance. Make haste, O God, to deliver me! Hurry, O LORD, to help me!

Psalm 70:5
I am poor and needy; hurry to me, O God. You are my help and my deliverer; O LORD, do not delay.

Treasury of Scripture

O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste for my help.

O God

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

Psalm 35:22
This thou hast seen, O LORD: keep not silence: O Lord, be not far from me.

Psalm 38:21,22
Forsake me not, O LORD: O my God, be not far from me…

make

Psalm 70:1,2
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…

Psalm 143:7
Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit.







Lexicon
Be not
אַל־ (’al-)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 408: Not

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

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

O God.
אֱ֭לֹהִים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

Hurry,
חֽוּשָׁה׃ (ḥū·šāh)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2363: To hurry, to be eager with excitement, enjoyment

O my God,
אֱ֝לֹהַ֗י (’ĕ·lō·hay)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

to help me.
לְעֶזְרָ֥תִי (lə·‘ez·rā·ṯî)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 5833: Help, helper, assistance
(12, 13) These verses recall Psalm 22:11; Psalm 35:4; Psalm 35:26; Psalm 38:21-22; Psalm 40:13-14.

Verse 12. - O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste for my help (comp. Psalm 22:19; Psalm 35:22). 71:1-13 David prays that he might never be made ashamed of dependence upon God. With this petition every true believer may come boldly to the throne of grace. The gracious care of Divine providence in our birth and infancy, should engage us to early piety. He that was our Help from our birth, ought to be our Hope from our youth. Let none expect ease or comfort from the world. Those who love the Lord, often are hated and persecuted; men wondered at for their principles and conduct; but the Lord has been their strong refuge. The faithful servants of God may be assured that he will not cast them off in old age, nor forsake them when their strength fails.
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