Psalm 77:7
New International Version
“Will the Lord reject forever? Will he never show his favor again?

New Living Translation
Has the Lord rejected me forever? Will he never again be kind to me?

English Standard Version
“Will the Lord spurn forever, and never again be favorable?

Berean Study Bible
“Will the Lord spurn us forever and never show His favor again?

King James Bible
Will the Lord cast off for ever? and will he be favourable no more?

New King James Version
Will the Lord cast off forever? And will He be favorable no more?

New American Standard Bible
Will the Lord reject forever? And will He never be favorable again?

NASB 1995
Will the Lord reject forever? And will He never be favorable again?

NASB 1977
Will the Lord reject forever? And will He never be favorable again?

Amplified Bible
Will the Lord reject forever? And will He never be favorable again?

Christian Standard Bible
“Will the Lord reject forever and never again show favor?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Will the Lord reject forever and never again show favor?

American Standard Version
Will the Lord cast off for ever? And will he be favorable no more?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
LORD JEHOVAH has forgotten me eternally and is no longer pleased with me,

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Will the Lord cast off for ever? and will he be well pleased no more?

Contemporary English Version
"Have you rejected me forever? Won't you be kind again?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Will God then cast off for ever? or will he never be more favourable again?

English Revised Version
Will the Lord cast off for ever? and will he be favourable no more?

Good News Translation
"Will the Lord always reject us? Will he never again be pleased with us?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Will the Lord reject [me] for all time? Will he ever accept me?

International Standard Version
Will the Lord reject me forever and not show favor again?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Will the Lord cast off for ever? And will He be favourable no more?

Literal Standard Version
Does the Lord cast off for all ages? Does He add to be pleased no longer?

NET Bible
I asked, "Will the Lord reject me forever? Will he never again show me his favor?

New Heart English Bible
"Will the Lord reject us forever? Will he be favorable no more?

World English Bible
"Will the Lord reject us forever? Will he be favorable no more?

Young's Literal Translation
To the ages doth the Lord cast off? Doth He add to be pleased no more?

Additional Translations ...
Context
In The Day of Trouble I Sought the LORD
6At night I remembered my song; in my heart I mused, and my spirit pondered: 7“Will the Lord spurn us forever and never show His favor again? 8Is His loving devotion gone forever? Has His promise failed for all time?…

Cross References
Psalm 44:9
But You have rejected and humbled us; You no longer go forth with our armies.

Psalm 44:23
Wake up, O Lord! Why are You sleeping? Arise! Do not reject us forever.

Psalm 74:1
Why have You rejected us forever, O God? Why does Your anger burn against the sheep of Your pasture?

Psalm 85:1
You showed favor to Your land, O LORD; You restored Jacob from captivity.

Psalm 85:5
Will You be angry with us forever? Will You draw out Your anger to all generations?

Lamentations 3:31
For the Lord will not cast us off forever.


Treasury of Scripture

Will the Lord cast off for ever? and will he be favorable no more?

the Lord

Psalm 13:1,2
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 37:24
Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand.

Psalm 74:1
Maschil of Asaph. O God, why hast thou cast us off for ever? why doth thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?

and will

Psalm 79:5
How long, LORD? wilt thou be angry for ever? shall thy jealousy burn like fire?

Psalm 85:1,5
To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah. LORD, thou hast been favourable unto thy land: thou hast brought back the captivity of Jacob…









(7-9) The self-questionings here follow as they rise sigh after sigh in the poet's heart. God's silences have always been more appalling to the human spirit than even the most terrible of His manifestations. To the pious Israelite, to whom the past history of his race appeared one scene of opportune interpositions to save at the moment when distress became too intolerable, it seemed as if the divine protection was altogether withdrawn when the misery was protracted and the sign of help withheld.

Verse 7. - Will the Lord cast off forever? The psalmist asked himself in the night such questions as these: Is it really to be supposed that God will cast off his people forever? And will he be favourable (or, gracious) no more? Surely such desertion is incredible.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
“Will the Lord
אֲדֹנָ֑י (’ă·ḏō·nāy)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 136: The Lord

spurn [us]
יִזְנַ֥ח ׀ (yiz·naḥ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2186: Reject, forsake, fail

forever
הַֽ֭לְעוֹלָמִים (hal·‘ō·w·lā·mîm)
Article, Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5769: Concealed, eternity, frequentatively, always

and never
וְלֹֽא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

show His favor again?
לִרְצ֣וֹת (lir·ṣō·wṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 7521: To be pleased with, to satisfy a, debt


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