Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

I cried to the LORD in my distress, and he responded to me.

New American Standard Bible

A Song of Ascents.
In my trouble I cried to the Lord,
And He answered me.

King James Version

{A Song of degrees.} In my distress I cried unto the LORD, and he heard me.

Holman Bible

A song of ascents.In my distress I called to the Lord,
and He answered me.

A Conservative Version

In my distress I cried to LORD, and he answered me.

American Standard Version

In my distress I cried unto Jehovah, And he answered me.


In my trouble I cried to the Lord,
And He answered me.

Bible in Basic English

In my trouble my cry went up to the Lord, and he gave me an answer.

Darby Translation

{A Song of degrees.} In my trouble I called unto Jehovah, and he answered me.

Julia Smith Translation

Song of ascensions. I called to Jehovah in straits to me, and he will answer me.

King James 2000

[A song of ascents.] In my distress I cried unto the LORD, and he heard me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In my distress I called to Yahweh, and he answered me.

Modern King James verseion

A Song of degrees. In my trouble I cried to Jehovah, and He heard me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{A song of the stairs} When I am in trouble, I call upon the LORD, and he answereth me.

NET Bible

A song of ascents. In my distress I cried out to the Lord and he answered me.

New Heart English Bible

In my distress, I cried to the LORD. He answered me.

The Emphasized Bible

Unto Yahweh, in the distress that befell me, I cried - and he answered me.


A Song of degrees. In my distress I cried to the LORD, and he heard me.

World English Bible

In my distress, I cried to Yahweh. He answered me.

Youngs Literal Translation

A Song of the Ascents. Unto Jehovah in my distress I have called, And He answereth me.

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Cry For Truth And Peace

1 I cried to the LORD in my distress, and he responded to me. 2 "LORD, deliver me from lips that lie and tongues that deceive."

Cross References

Jonah 2:2

He said: "I called out to the LORD from the midst of affliction directed at me, and he answered me. From the depths of death I cried out for help; and you heard my cry.

Psalm 18:6

In my distress I cried to the LORD; to my God I cried for help. From his Temple he heard my voice; my cry reached his ears.

Psalm 30:7-8

By your favor, LORD, you established me as a strong mountain; Then you hid your face, and I was dismayed.

Psalm 50:15

Call on me in the day of distress; I will deliver you, and you will glorify me."

Psalm 102:2

Do not hide your face from me when I am in trouble. Listen to me. When I call to out you, hurry to answer me!

Psalm 107:13

Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble; he delivered them from their distress.

Psalm 116:3-4

The ropes of death were wound around me and the anguish of Sheol came upon me; I encountered distress and sorrow.

Psalm 118:5

I called on the LORD in my distress; the LORD answered me openly.

Psalm 121:1

I lift up my eyes toward the mountains from where will my help come?

Psalm 122:1

I rejoiced when they kept on asking me, "Let us go to the LORD's Temple."

Psalm 123:1

To you, who sit enthroned in heaven, I lift up my eyes.

Psalm 124:1

If the LORD had not been on our side let Israel now say

Psalm 125:1

Those who are trusting in the LORD are like Mount Zion, which cannot be overthrown. They remain forever.

Psalm 126:1

When the LORD brought back Zion's exiles, we were like dreamers.

Psalm 127:1

Unless the LORD builds the house, its builders labor uselessly. Unless the LORD guards the city, its security forces keep watch uselessly.

Psalm 128:1

How blessed are all who fear the LORD as they follow in his ways.

Psalm 129:1

"Since my youth they have often persecuted me," let Israel repeat it,

Psalm 130:1

I cry to you from the depths, LORD,

Psalm 131:1

LORD, my heart is not arrogant, nor do I look haughty. I do not aspire to great things, nor concern myself with things beyond my ability.

Psalm 132:1

LORD, remember in David's favor all of his troubles;

Psalm 133:1

Look how good and how pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity!

Psalm 134:1

Now bless the LORD, all you servants of the LORD who serve nightly in the LORD's Temple.

Isaiah 37:3-4

"Here is what Hezekiah says," they told him. "This day is a day of trouble, rebuke, and disgrace, as when children come to the point of birth and there is no energy to deliver them.

Isaiah 37:14-20

Hezekiah received the letters from the messengers, and read them. Then he went up to the LORD's Temple and spread the letters in front of the LORD.

Isaiah 38:2-5

Then Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the LORD.

Luke 22:44

In his anguish he prayed more earnestly, and his sweat became like large drops of blood falling on the ground.

Hebrews 5:7

As a mortal man, he offered up prayers and appeals with loud cries and tears to the one who was able to save him from death, and he was heard because of his devotion to God.

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