Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Incline Your ear to me, rescue me quickly;
Be to me a rock of strength,
A stronghold to save me.

King James Version

Bow down thine ear to me; deliver me speedily: be thou my strong rock, for an house of defence to save me.

Holman Bible

Listen closely to me; rescue me quickly.
Be a rock of refuge for me,
a mountain fortress to save me.

International Standard Version

Listen to me, and deliver me quickly. Become a rock of safety for me, a fortified citadel to deliver me;

A Conservative Version

Bow down thine ear to me. Deliver me speedily. Be thou to me a strong rock, a house of defense to save me.

American Standard Version

Bow down thine ear unto me; deliver me speedily: Be thou to me a strong rock, A house of defence to save me.

Amplified


Incline Your ear to me, deliver me quickly;
Be my rock of refuge,
And a strong fortress to save me.

Bible in Basic English

Let your ear be turned to me; take me quickly out of danger; be my strong Rock, my place of strength where I may be safe.

Darby Translation

Incline thine ear to me, deliver me speedily; be a strong rock to me, a house of defence to save me.

Julia Smith Translation

Incline thine ear to me, hastening to deliver me: be to me for a rock of strength, for a house of fortresses to save me.

King James 2000

Bow down your ear to me; deliver me speedily: be my strong rock, for a house of defense to save me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Incline your ear to me. Quickly deliver me. Become my rock of refuge, {a fortified keep} to save me.

Modern King James verseion

Bow down Your ear to me; deliver me quickly; be my strong rock, a fortress to save me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Bow down thine ear to me; make haste to deliver me. And be thou my strong rock, and a house of defense, that thou mayest save me.

NET Bible

Listen to me! Quickly deliver me! Be my protector and refuge, a stronghold where I can be safe!

New Heart English Bible

Bow down your ear to me. Deliver me speedily. Be to me a strong rock, a house of defense to save me.

The Emphasized Bible

Incline unto me, thine ear, Speedily rescue me, - Become to me a Rock of refuge, a Place of security, For saving me.

Webster

Bow down thy ear to me; deliver me speedily: be thou my strong rock, for a house of defense to save me.

World English Bible

Bow down your ear to me. Deliver me speedily. Be to me a strong rock, a house of defense to save me.

Youngs Literal Translation

Incline unto me Thine ear hastily, deliver me, Be to me for a strong rock, For a house of bulwarks to save me.

References

Easton

Watsons

Context Readings

A Plea For Protection

1 For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
In You, O Lord, I have taken refuge;
Let me never be ashamed;
In Your righteousness deliver me.
2 Incline Your ear to me, rescue me quickly;
Be to me a rock of strength,
A stronghold to save me.
3 For You are my rock and my fortress;
For Your name’s sake You will lead me and guide me.


Cross References

Psalm 102:2

Do not hide Your face from me in the day of my distress;
Incline Your ear to me;
In the day when I call answer me quickly.

Deuteronomy 32:31

“Indeed their rock is not like our Rock,
Even our enemies themselves judge this.

Psalm 71:2-3

In Your righteousness deliver me and rescue me;
Incline Your ear to me and save me.

Psalm 86:1

A Prayer of David.
Incline Your ear, O Lord, and answer me;
For I am afflicted and needy.

2 Samuel 22:3

My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge,
My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold and my refuge;
My savior, You save me from violence.

Job 7:21

“Why then do You not pardon my transgression
And take away my iniquity?
For now I will lie down in the dust;
And You will seek me, but I will not be.”

Psalm 18:1-2

For the choir director. A Psalm of David the servant of the Lord, who spoke to the Lord the words of this song in the day that the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. And he said,
“I love You, O Lord, my strength.”

Psalm 40:17

Since I am afflicted and needy,
Let the Lord be mindful of me.
You are my help and my deliverer;
Do not delay, O my God.

Psalm 62:7

On God my salvation and my glory rest;
The rock of my strength, my refuge is in God.

Psalm 69:17

And do not hide Your face from Your servant,
For I am in distress; answer me quickly.

Psalm 79:1

A Psalm of Asaph.
O God, the nations have invaded Your inheritance;
They have defiled Your holy temple;
They have laid Jerusalem in ruins.

Psalm 90:1

A Prayer of Moses, the man of God.
Lord, You have been our dwelling place in all generations.

Psalm 91:9

For you have made the Lord, my refuge,
Even the Most High, your dwelling place.

Psalm 94:22

But the Lord has been my stronghold,
And my God the rock of my refuge.

Psalm 130:2

Lord, hear my voice!
Let Your ears be attentive
To the voice of my supplications.

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.

Proverbs 22:17

Incline your ear and hear the words of the wise,
And apply your mind to my knowledge;

Isaiah 33:16

He will dwell on the heights,
His refuge will be the impregnable rock;
His bread will be given him,
His water will be sure.

Luke 18:8

I tell you that He will bring about justice for them quickly. However, when the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on the earth?”

John 6:56

He who eats My flesh and drinks My blood abides in Me, and I in him.

1 John 4:12

No one has seen God at any time; if we love one another, God abides in us, and His love is perfected in us.

1 John 4:15-16

Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God.

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