Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Give heed to my cry,
For I am brought very low;
Deliver me from my persecutors,
For they are too strong for me.

King James Version

Attend unto my cry; for I am brought very low: deliver me from my persecutors; for they are stronger than I.

Holman Bible

Listen to my cry,
for I am very weak.
Rescue me from those who pursue me,
for they are too strong for me.

International Standard Version

Pay attention to my cry, for I have been brought very low. Deliver me from my tormentors, for they are far too strong for me.

A Conservative Version

Attend to my cry, for I am brought very low. Deliver me from my persecutors, for they are stronger than I.

American Standard Version

Attend unto my cry; For I am brought very low: Deliver me from my persecutors; For they are stronger than I.

Amplified


“Give attention to my cry,
For I am brought very low;
Rescue me from my persecutors,
For they are stronger than I.

Bible in Basic English

Give ear to my cry, for I am made very low: take me out of the hands of my haters, for they are stronger than I.

Darby Translation

Attend unto my cry, for I am brought very low; deliver me from my persecutors, for they are stronger than I.

Julia Smith Translation

Attend to my cry, for I languished greatly: deliver me from those pursuing me, for they were strengthened above me.

King James 2000

Attend unto my cry; for I am brought very low: deliver me from my persecutors; for they are stronger than I.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Attend to my cry, for I am brought very low. Deliver me from my pursuers, for they are stronger than I.

Modern King James verseion

Hear my cry; for I am brought very low; deliver me from my pursuers; for they are stronger than I.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Consider my complaint, for I am brought very low. O deliver me from my persecutors, for they are too strong for me.

NET Bible

Listen to my cry for help, for I am in serious trouble! Rescue me from those who chase me, for they are stronger than I am.

New Heart English Bible

Listen to my cry, for I am in desperate need. Deliver me from my persecutors, for they are stronger than me.

The Emphasized Bible

Attend thou unto my loud cry, for I am brought very low, - Rescue me from my pursuers, for they are stronger than I.

Webster

Attend to my cry; for I am brought very low: deliver me from my persecutors; for they are stronger than I.

World English Bible

Listen to my cry, for I am in desperate need. deliver me from my persecutors, For they are stronger than me.

Youngs Literal Translation

Attend Thou unto my loud cry, For I have become very low, Deliver Thou me from my pursuers, For they have been stronger than I.

Verse Info

Context Readings

A Cry Of Distress

5 I cried out to You, O Lord;
I said, “You are my refuge,
My portion in the land of the living.
6 Give heed to my cry,
For I am brought very low;
Deliver me from my persecutors,
For they are too strong for me.
7 Bring my soul out of prison,
So that I may give thanks to Your name;
The righteous will surround me,
For You will deal bountifully with me.”


Cross References

Psalm 79:8

Do not remember the iniquities of our forefathers against us;
Let Your compassion come quickly to meet us,
For we are brought very low.

Psalm 116:6

The Lord preserves the simple;
I was brought low, and He saved me.

Psalm 17:1

A Prayer of David.
Hear a just cause, O Lord, give heed to my cry;
Give ear to my prayer, which is not from deceitful lips.

1 Samuel 24:14

After whom has the king of Israel come out? Whom are you pursuing? A dead dog, a single flea?

Psalm 3:1

A Psalm of David, when he fled from Absalom his son.
O Lord, how my adversaries have increased!
Many are rising up against me.

Psalm 18:17

He delivered me from my strong enemy,
And from those who hated me, for they were too mighty for me.

Psalm 38:19

But my enemies are vigorous and strong,
And many are those who hate me wrongfully.

Psalm 44:24-26

Why do You hide Your face
And forget our affliction and our oppression?

Psalm 57:3-4

He will send from heaven and save me;
He reproaches him who tramples upon me. Selah.
God will send forth His lovingkindness and His truth.

Psalm 59:3

For behold, they have set an ambush for my life;
Fierce men launch an attack against me,
Not for my transgression nor for my sin, O Lord,

Psalm 136:23

Who remembered us in our low estate,
For His lovingkindness is everlasting,

Psalm 143:3

For the enemy has persecuted my soul;
He has crushed my life to the ground;
He has made me dwell in dark places, like those who have long been dead.

Psalm 143:7

Answer me quickly, O Lord, my spirit fails;
Do not hide Your face from me,
Or I will become like those who go down to the pit.

Romans 8:33

Who will bring a charge against God’s elect? God is the one who justifies;

Romans 8:37

But in all these things we overwhelmingly conquer through Him who loved us.

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