Psalm 89:49
New International Version
Lord, where is your former great love, which in your faithfulness you swore to David?

New Living Translation
Lord, where is your unfailing love? You promised it to David with a faithful pledge.

English Standard Version
Lord, where is your steadfast love of old, which by your faithfulness you swore to David?

Berean Study Bible
Where, O Lord, is Your loving devotion of old, which You faithfully swore to David?

King James Bible
Lord, where are thy former lovingkindnesses, which thou swarest unto David in thy truth?

New King James Version
Lord, where are Your former lovingkindnesses, Which You swore to David in Your truth?

New American Standard Bible
Where are Your former acts of favor, Lord, Which You swore to David in Your faithfulness?

NASB 1995
Where are Your former lovingkindnesses, O Lord, Which You swore to David in Your faithfulness?

NASB 1977
Where are Thy former lovingkindnesses, O Lord, Which Thou didst swear to David in Thy faithfulness?

Amplified Bible
O Lord, where are Your former lovingkindnesses [so abundant in the days of David and Solomon], Which You swore to David in Your faithfulness?

Christian Standard Bible
Lord, where are the former acts of your faithful love that you swore to David in your faithfulness?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Lord, where are the former acts of Your faithful love that You swore to David in Your faithfulness?

American Standard Version
Lord, where are thy former lovingkindnesses, Which thou swarest unto David in thy faithfulness?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Where are your former favors, LORD JEHOVAH, that you have sworn to David in faithfulness?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Where are thine ancient mercies, O Lord, which thou swarest to David in thy truth?

Contemporary English Version
Our Lord, where is the love you have always shown and that you promised so faithfully to David?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Lord, where are thy ancient mercies, according to what thou didst swear to David in thy truth?

English Revised Version
Lord, where are thy former mercies, which thou swarest unto David in thy faithfulness?

Good News Translation
Lord, where are the former proofs of your love? Where are the promises you made to David?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Where is the evidence of your mercy, Lord? You swore an oath to David on [the basis of] your faithfulness.

International Standard Version
Where is your gracious love of old, Lord, that in your faithfulness you promised to David?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Where are Thy former mercies, O Lord, Which Thou didst swear unto David in Thy faithfulness?

Literal Standard Version
Where [are] Your former kindnesses, O Lord, [Which] You have sworn to David in Your faithfulness?

NET Bible
Where are your earlier faithful deeds, O Lord, the ones performed in accordance with your reliable oath to David?

New Heart English Bible
Lord, where are your former loving kindnesses, which you swore to David in your faithfulness?

World English Bible
Lord, where are your former loving kindnesses, which you swore to David in your faithfulness?

Young's Literal Translation
Where are Thy former kindnesses, O Lord. Thou hast sworn to David in Thy faithfulness,

Additional Translations ...
Context
I Will Sing of His Love Forever
48What man can live and never see death? Can he deliver his soul from the power of Sheol? Selah 49Where, O Lord, is Your loving devotion of old, which You faithfully swore to David? 50Remember, O Lord, the reproach of Your servants, which I bear in my heart from so many people—…

Cross References
2 Samuel 7:15
But My loving devotion will never be removed from him as I removed it from Saul, whom I moved out of your way.

Psalm 54:5
He will reward my enemies with evil. In Your faithfulness, destroy them.

Psalm 77:8
Is His loving devotion gone forever? Has His promise failed for all time?

Jeremiah 30:9
Instead, they will serve the LORD their God and David their king, whom I will raise up for them.

Ezekiel 34:23
I will appoint over them one shepherd, My servant David, and he will feed them. He will feed them and be their shepherd.


Treasury of Scripture

Lord, where are your former loving kindnesses, which you swore to David in your truth?

where

Psalm 77:9,10
Hath God forgotten to be gracious? hath he in anger shut up his tender mercies? Selah…

Isaiah 63:7-15
I will mention the lovingkindnesses of the LORD, and the praises of the LORD, according to all that the LORD hath bestowed on us, and the great goodness toward the house of Israel, which he hath bestowed on them according to his mercies, and according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses…

thou

Psalm 89:3,4,35
I have made a covenant with my chosen, I have sworn unto David my servant, …

Psalm 54:5
He shall reward evil unto mine enemies: cut them off in thy truth.

Psalm 132:11,12
The LORD hath sworn in truth unto David; he will not turn from it; Of the fruit of thy body will I set upon thy throne…









Verse 49. - Lord, where are thy former loving kindnesses? or, "thy ancient mercies," those "sure mercies of David," whereof Isaiah spoke (ch. Iv. 3). Which thou swarest unto David in thy truth (comp. ver. 35 and Psalm 132:11).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Where,
אַיֵּ֤ה ׀ (’ay·yêh)
Interrogative
Strong's 346: Where?

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

[is] Your loving devotion
חֲסָדֶ֖יךָ (ḥă·sā·ḏe·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 2617: Kindness, piety, reproof, beauty

of old,
הָרִאשֹׁנִ֥ים ׀ (hā·ri·šō·nîm)
Article | Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's 7223: First, in place, time, rank

which You swore
נִשְׁבַּ֥עְתָּ (niš·ba‘·tā)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 7650: To seven oneself, swear

steadfastly
בֶּאֱמוּנָתֶֽךָ׃ (be·’ĕ·mū·nā·ṯe·ḵā)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 530: Firmness, steadfastness, fidelity

to David?
לְ֝דָוִ֗ד (lə·ḏā·wiḏ)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse


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