Psalms 89:46

“How long, LORD? wilt thou hide thyself for ever? shall thy wrath burn like fire?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 89:46

How long, Lord, wilt thou hide thy selfe, for euer? shall thy wrath burne like fire?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

How long, O LORD? Will You hide Yourself forever? Will Your wrath burn like fire?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

How long, O Jehovah? wilt thou hide thyself for ever? `How long' shall thy wrath burn like fire?
- American Standard Version (1901)

How long, O Lord, will you Keep yourself for ever from our eyes? how long will your wrath be burning like fire?
- Basic English Bible

How long, Jehovah, wilt thou hide thyself for ever? shall thy fury burn like fire?
- Darby Bible

How long, LORD, wilt thou hide thyself? for ever? shall thy wrath burn like fire?
- Webster's Bible

How long, Yahweh? Will you hide yourself forever? Will your wrath burn like fire?
- World English Bible

Till when, O Jehovah, art Thou hidden? For ever doth Thy fury burn as fire?
- Youngs Literal Bible

(89:47) How long, O LORD, wilt Thou hide Thyself for ever? How long shall Thy wrath burn like fire?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 89:46

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 89:46

89:45 Youth - The youthful and flourishing estate of David's kingdom was very short, and reached not beyond his next successor.

89:47 Short - Our time, the time of our king and kingdom, in whose name the psalmist puts up this petition. Wherefore - Wherefore hast thou made us and our king (and consequently all other men, whose condition is nothing better than ours) in vain, or to so little purpose? Didst thou raise us and him, settle the crown upon David's head by a solemn covenant, and vouchsafe so many and great promises and privileges, and all this but for a few years, that our crown and glory should be taken from us, within a little time after it was put upon our heads?

89:48 What man - All men at their best estate are mortal and miserable; kings and people must unavoidably die by the conditions of their natures; and therefore, Lord, do not increase our affliction.

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