Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Incline thine ear to me, deliver me speedily; be a strong rock to me, 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.

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.

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 {To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} In thee, Jehovah, do I trust; let me never be ashamed: deliver me in thy righteousness. 2 Incline thine ear to me, deliver me speedily; be a strong rock to me, a house of defence to save me. 3 For thou art my rock and my fortress; and, for thy name's sake, thou wilt lead me and guide me.


Cross References

Psalm 102:2

Hide not thy face from me: in the day of my trouble, incline thine ear unto me; in the day I call, answer me speedily.

Deuteronomy 32:31

For their rock is not as our Rock: Let our enemies themselves be judges.

Psalm 71:2-3

Deliver me in thy righteousness, and rescue me; incline thine ear unto me, and save me.

Psalm 86:1

{A Prayer of David.} Incline thine ear, Jehovah, answer me; for I am afflicted and needy.

2 Samuel 22:3

God is my rock, in him will I trust My shield, and the horn of my salvation, My high tower, and my refuge, My saviour: thou wilt save me from violence.

Job 7:21

And why dost not thou forgive my transgression and take away mine iniquity? for now shall I lie down in the dust, and thou shalt seek me early, and I shall not be.

Psalm 18:1-2

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David, the servant of Jehovah, who spoke to Jehovah the words of this song in the day that Jehovah had delivered him out of the hand of all his enemies and out of the hand of Saul. And he said,} I will love thee, O Jehovah, my strength.

Psalm 40:17

But I am afflicted and needy: the Lord thinketh upon me. Thou art my help and my deliverer: my God, make no delay.

Psalm 62:7

With God is my salvation and my glory; the rock of my strength, my refuge is in God.

Psalm 69:17

And hide not thy face from thy servant, for I am in trouble: answer me speedily.

Psalm 79:1

{A Psalm of Asaph.} O God, the nations are come into thine inheritance: thy holy temple have they defiled; they have laid Jerusalem in heaps.

Psalm 90:1

{A Prayer of Moses, the man of God.} Lord, thou hast been our dwelling-place in all generations.

Psalm 91:9

Because thou hast made Jehovah, my refuge, the Most High, thy dwelling-place,

Psalm 94:22

But Jehovah will be 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 supplication.

Psalm 143:7

Answer me speedily, O Jehovah; my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, or I shall be like unto 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, the fortresses of the rocks shall be his high retreat; bread shall be given him, his water shall be sure.

Luke 18:8

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

John 6:56

He that eats my flesh and drinks my blood dwells 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

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

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