Thanksgiving And A Cry For Help

1 For the choir director. A Psalm of David.I (A)waited (a)patiently for the Lord;And He inclined to me and (B)heard my cry.

1 {To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.} I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.

1 For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.I waited patiently for the Lord,and He turned to me and heard my cry for help.(A)

1 I waited expectantly for the LORD, and he took notice of me and heard my cry.

1 I waited patiently and expectantly for the Lord;And He inclined to me and heard my cry.

2 He brought me up out of the (C)pit of destruction, out of the (b)miry clay,And (D)He set my feet upon a rock (E)making my footsteps firm.

2 He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.

2 He brought me up from a desolate(a) pit,out of the muddy clay,(B)and set my feet on a rock,making my steps secure.(C)

2 He plucked me out of a pit of confusion, even out of the quicksand; he placed my feet on a rock and established my steps.

2 He brought me up out of a horrible pit [of tumult and of destruction], out of the miry clay,And He set my feet upon a rock, steadying my footsteps and establishing my path.

3 He put a (F)new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God;Many will (G)see and fearAnd will trust in the Lord.

3 And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.

3 He put a new song in my mouth,a hymn of praise to our God.(D)Many will see and fearand put their trust in the Lord.(E)

3 He put a new song in my mouth, praise to our God! Many will watch and be in awe, and they will place their trust in the LORD.

3 He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God;Many will see and fear [with great reverence]And will trust confidently in the Lord.(A)

4 How (H)blessed is the man who has made the Lord his trust,And (I)has not (c)turned to the proud, nor to those who (J)lapse into falsehood.

4 Blessed is that man that maketh the LORD his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

4 How happy is the manwho has put his trust in the Lordand has not turned to the proudor to those who run after lies!(F)

4 How blessed is that strong person who places his trust in the LORD, and who has not acknowledged the proud nor resorted to lies.

4 Blessed [fortunate, prosperous, and favored by God] is the man who makes the Lord his trust,And does not regard the proud nor those who lapse into lies.

5 Many, O Lord my God, are (K)the wonders which You have done,And Your (L)thoughts toward us;There is none to compare with You.If I would declare and speak of them,They (M)would be too numerous to count.

5 Many, O LORD my God, are thy wonderful works which thou hast done, and thy thoughts which are to us-ward: they cannot be reckoned up in order unto thee: if I would declare and speak of them, they are more than can be numbered.

5 Lord my God, You have done many things—Your wonderful works and Your plans for us;none can compare with You.If I were to report and speak of them,they are more than can be told.(G)

5 LORD, my God, You have done great things: marvelous works and your thoughts toward us. There is no one who compares to you! I will try to recite your actions, even though there are too many to number.

5 Many, O Lord my God, are the wonderful works which You have done,And Your thoughts toward us;There is none to compare with You.If I would declare and speak of your wonders,They would be too many to count.

6 (d)(N)Sacrifice and meal offering You have not desired;My ears You have (e)opened;Burnt offering and sin offering You have not required.

6 Sacrifice and offering thou didst not desire; mine ears hast thou opened: burnt offering and sin offering hast thou not required.

6 You do not delight in sacrifice and offering;You open my ears to listen.(b)You do not ask for a whole burnt offering or a sin offering.(H)

6 You take no delight in sacrifices and offerings you have prepared my ears to listen you require no burnt offerings or sacrifices for sin.

6 Sacrifice and meal offering You do not desire, nor do You delight in them;You have opened my ears and given me the capacity to hear [and obey Your word];Burnt offerings and sin offerings You do not require.(B)

7 Then I said, “Behold, I come;In the scroll of the book it is (f)written of me.

7 Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me,

7 Then I said, “See, I have come;it is written about me in the volume of the scroll.(I)

7 Then I said, "Here I am! I have come! In the scroll of the book it is written about me.

7 Then I said, “Behold, I come [to the throne];In the scroll of the book it is written of me.

8 (O)I delight to do Your will, O my God;(P)Your Law is within my heart.”

8 I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.

8 I delight to do Your will, my God;(J)Your instruction lives within me.”(c)(K)

8 I delight to do your will, my God. Your Law is part of my inner being."

8 “I delight to do Your will, O my God;Your law is within my heart.”(C)

9 I have (Q)proclaimed glad tidings of righteousness in the great congregation;Behold, I will (R)not restrain my lips,O Lord, (S)You know.

9 I have preached righteousness in the great congregation: lo, I have not refrained my lips, O LORD, thou knowest.

9 I proclaim righteousness in the great assembly;see, I do not keep my mouth closed(d)as You know, Lord.(L)

9 In the great congregation I have proclaimed the righteous good news. Behold, I did not seal my lips, LORD, as you know.

9 I have proclaimed good news of righteousness [and the joy that comes from obedience to You] in the great assembly;Behold, I will not restrain my lips [from proclaiming Your righteousness],As You know, O Lord.

10 I have (T)not hidden Your righteousness within my heart;I have (U)spoken of Your faithfulness and Your salvation;I have not concealed Your lovingkindness and Your truth from the great congregation.

10 I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation: I have not concealed thy lovingkindness and thy truth from the great congregation.

10 I did not hide Your righteousness in my heart;I spoke about Your faithfulness and salvation;I did not conceal Your constant love and truthfrom the great assembly.(M)

10 I have not ignored your righteousness in my heart; instead, I have proclaimed your faithfulness and deliverance. I have not concealed your gracious love and truthfulness from the great congregation.

10 I have not concealed Your righteousness within my heart;I have proclaimed Your faithfulness and Your salvation.I have not concealed Your lovingkindness and Your truth from the great assembly.(D)

11 You, O Lord, will not withhold Your compassion from me;(g)Your (V)lovingkindness and Your truth will continually preserve me.

11 Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O LORD: let thy lovingkindness and thy truth continually preserve me.

11 Lord, do not withhold Your compassion from me;Your constant love and truth will always guard me.(N)

11 LORD, do not withhold your mercy from me, for your gracious love and truthfulness will keep me safe continuously.

11 Do not withhold Your compassion and tender mercy from me, O Lord;Your lovingkindness and Your truth will continually preserve me.

12 For evils beyond number have (W)surrounded me;My (X)iniquities have overtaken me, so that I am not able to see;They are (Y)more numerous than the hairs of my head,And my (Z)heart has (h)failed me.

12 For innumerable evils have compassed me about: mine iniquities have taken hold upon me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more than the hairs of mine head: therefore my heart faileth me.

12 For troubles without number have surrounded me;my sins have overtaken me; I am unable to see.They are more than the hairs of my head,and my courage leaves me.(O)

12 Innumerable evils have surrounded me; my iniquities have overtaken me so that I cannot see. They are more in number than the hair on my head, and my courage has forsaken me.

12 For innumerable evils have encompassed me;My sins have overtaken me, so that I am not able to see.They are more numerous than the hairs of my head,And my heart has failed me.

13 (AA)Be pleased, O Lord, to deliver me;Make (AB)haste, O Lord, to help me.

13 Be pleased, O LORD, to deliver me: O LORD, make haste to help me.

13 Lord, be pleased to deliver me;hurry to help me, Lord.(P)

13 Be pleased, LORD, to deliver me; LORD, hurry up and help me!

13 Be pleased, O Lord, to save me;O Lord, make haste to help me.

14 Let those be (AC)ashamed and humiliated togetherWho (AD)seek my (i)life to destroy it;Let those be turned back and dishonoredWho delight (j)in my hurt.

14 Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil.

14 Let those who seek to take my lifebe disgraced and confounded.Let those who wish me harmbe driven back and humiliated.(Q)

14 May those who seek to destroy my life be ashamed and confounded; let them be driven backwards and humiliated, particularly those who wish me evil.

14 Let those be ashamed and humiliated togetherWho seek my life to destroy it;Let those be turned back [in defeat] and dishonoredWho delight in my hurt.

15 Let those (AE)be (k)appalled because of their shameWho (AF)say to me, “Aha, aha!”

15 Let them be desolate for a reward of their shame that say unto me, Aha, aha.

15 Let those who say to me, “Aha, aha!”be horrified because of their shame.(R)

15 Let shame be the reward for those who say to me, "Aha! Aha!"

15 Let those be appalled and desolate because of their shameWho say to me, “Aha, aha [rejoicing in my misfortune]!”

16 (AG)Let all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You;Let those who love Your salvation (AH)say continually,“The Lord be magnified!”

16 Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: let such as love thy salvation say continually, The LORD be magnified.

16 Let all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You;let those who love Your salvation continually say,“The Lord is great!”(S)

16 Let all who seek you shout for joy and be glad in you. May those who love your deliverance say, "The LORD be magnified!" continuously.

16 Let all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You;Let those who love Your salvation say continually,“The Lord be magnified!”

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

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.

17 I am afflicted and needy;the Lord thinks of me.You are my helper and my deliverer;my God, do not delay.(T)

17 But I am poor and needy; may the Lord think about me. You are my help and deliverer. My God, do not tarry too long! To the Director: A Davidic Psalm.

17 Even though I am afflicted and needy,Still the Lord takes thought and is mindful of me.You are my help and my rescuer.O my God, do not delay.(E)

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