Psalm 77:9 {76:10}
Good News Translation
Has God forgotten to be merciful? Has anger taken the place of his compassion?"

New Revised Standard Version
Has God forgotten to be gracious? Has he in anger shut up his compassion?” Selah

Contemporary English Version
Have you forgotten how to have pity? Do you refuse to show mercy because of your anger?"

New American Bible
Has God forgotten how to show mercy, in anger withheld his compassion?” Selah

Douay-Rheims Bible
Or will God forget to shew mercy? or will he in his anger shut up his mercies?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Or will God forget to shew mercy? or will he in his anger shut up his mercies?


Isaiah 40:27 Why sayest thou, O Jacob, and speakest, O Israel: My way is hid from the Lord, and my judgment is passed over from my God?

Isaiah 49:14,15 And Sion said: The Lord hath forsaken me, and the Lord hath forgotten me. . . .

Isaiah 63:15 Look down from heaven, and behold from thy holy habitation and the place of thy glory: where is thy zeal, and thy strength, the multitude of thy bowels, and of thy mercies? they have held back themselves from me.

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Luke 13:25-28 But when the master of the house shall be gone in and shall shut the door, you shall begin to stand without; and knock at the door, saying: Lord, open to us. And he answering, shall say to you: I know you not, whence you are. . . .

Romans 11:32 For God hath concluded all in unbelief, that he may have mercy on all.

1 John 3:17 He that hath the substance of this world and shall see his brother in need and shall shut up his bowels from him: how doth the charity of God abide in him?

In The Day of Trouble I Sought the LORD
8Or will he cut off his mercy for ever, from generation to generation? 9Or will God forget to shew mercy? or will he in his anger shut up his mercies?10And I said, Now have I begun: this is the change of the right hand of the most High.…
Cross References
Psalm 25:6
Remember, O Lord, thy bowels of compassion; and thy mercies that are from the beginning of the world.

Psalm 40:11
Withhold not thou, O Lord, thy tender mercies from me: thy mercy and thy truth have always upheld me.

Psalm 51:1
Unto the end, a psalm of David, [2] When Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had sinned with Bethsabee. [3] Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy great mercy. And according to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my iniquity.

Isaiah 49:15
Can a woman forget her infant, so as not to have pity on the son of her womb? and if she should forget, yet will not I forget thee.

Psalm 77:8
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