Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

I waited patiently for LORD, and he inclined to me, and heard my cry.

American Standard Version

I waited patiently for Jehovah; And he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.

Bible in Basic English

When I was waiting quietly for the Lord, his heart was turned to me, and he gave ear to my cry.

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

To the overseer: of David chanting. Waiting, I waited for Jehovah, and he will incline to me, and he will hear my cry.

King James 2000

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I waited patiently for Yahweh, And he inclined to me and heard my cry for help.

Modern King James verseion

To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. I waited patiently for Jehovah; and He bowed down to me, and heard my cry.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{To the chanter, a Psalm of David} I waited patiently for the LORD, and he inclined unto me, and heard my calling.

NET Bible

For the music director; By David, a psalm. I relied completely on the Lord, and he turned toward me and heard my cry for help.

New Heart English Bible

I waited patiently for the LORD. He turned to me, and heard my cry.

The Emphasized Bible

I waited patiently for Yahweh, - And he inclined, unto me, and heard my cry for help;

Webster

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

World English Bible

I waited patiently for Yahweh. He turned to me, and heard my cry.

Youngs Literal Translation

To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. I have diligently expected Jehovah, And He inclineth to me, and heareth my cry,

References

Images Psalm 40:1

Context Readings

Thanksgiving And A Cry For Help

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 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.



Cross References

Psalm 37:7


Be still before the Lord; wait patiently for Him and entrust yourself to Him;
Do not fret (whine, agonize) because of him who prospers in his way,
Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.

Psalm 27:13-14


I would have despaired had I not believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord
In the land of the living.

Psalm 34:15


The eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous [those with moral courage and spiritual integrity]
And His ears are open to their cry.

Psalm 116:2


Because He has inclined His ear to me,
Therefore I will call on Him as long as I live.

Psalm 130:2


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

Daniel 9:18

O my God, incline Your ear and hear; open Your eyes and look at our desolations and the city which is called by Your name; for we are not presenting our supplications before You because of our own merits and righteousness, but because of Your great mercy and compassion.

James 5:7-11

So wait patiently, brothers and sisters, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer waits [expectantly] for the precious harvest from the land, being patient about it, until it receives the early and late rains.

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