Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified

Bow down Your ear to me, deliver me speedily! Be my Rock of refuge, 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Incline thine ear unto me; deliver me speedily; be thou my strong rock, for 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 In thee, O Jehovah, do I take refuge; Let me never be put to shame: Deliver me in thy righteousness. 2 Bow down thine ear unto me; deliver me speedily: Be thou to me a strong rock, A house of defence to save me. 3 For thou art my rock and my fortress; Therefore for thy name's sake lead me and guide me.


Cross References

Psalm 102:2

Hide not thy face from me in the day of my distress: Incline thine ear unto me; In the day when I call answer me speedily.

Deuteronomy 32:31

For their rock is not as our Rock, Even our enemies themselves being judges.

Psalm 71:2-3

Deliver me in thy righteousness, and rescue me: Bow down thine ear unto me, and save me.

Psalm 86:1

Bow down thine ear, O Jehovah, and answer me; For I am poor and needy.

2 Samuel 22:3

God, my rock, in him will I take refuge; My shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge; My saviour, thou savest me from violence.

Job 7:21

And why dost thou not pardon my transgression, and take away mine iniquity? For now shall I lie down in the dust; And thou wilt seek me diligently, but I shall not be.

Psalm 18:1-2

I love thee, O Jehovah, my strength.

Psalm 40:17

But I am poor and needy; Yet the Lord thinketh upon me: Thou art my help and my deliverer; Make no tarrying, O my God.

Psalm 62:7

With God is my salvation and my glory: The rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in God.

Psalm 69:17

And hide not thy face from thy servant; For I am in distress; answer me speedily.

Psalm 79:1

O God, the nations are come into thine inheritance; Thy holy temple have they defiled; They have laid Jerusalem in heaps.

Psalm 90:1

Lord, thou hast been our dwelling-place In all generations.

Psalm 91:9

For thou, O Jehovah, art my refuge! Thou hast made the Most High thy habitation;

Psalm 94:22

But Jehovah hath been my high tower, And my God the rock of my refuge.

Psalm 130:2

Lord, hear my voice: Let thine ears be attentive To the voice of my supplications.

Psalm 143:7

Make haste to answer me, O Jehovah; my spirit faileth: Hide not thy face from me, Lest I become like them that go down into the pit.

Proverbs 22:17

Incline thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, And apply thy heart unto my knowledge.

Isaiah 33:16

He shall dwell on high; his place of defence shall be the munitions of rocks; his bread shall be given him ; his waters shall be sure.

Luke 18:8

I say unto you, that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless, when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?

John 6:56

He that eateth my flesh and drinketh my blood abideth in me, and I in him.

1 John 4:12

No man hath beheld God at any time: if we love one another, God abideth in us, and his love is perfected in us:

1 John 4:15-16

Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God abideth in him, and he in God.



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