Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified

I waited patiently and expectantly for the Lord;
And He inclined to 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.

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 To the overseer: of David chanting. Waiting, I waited for Jehovah, and he will incline to me, and he will hear my cry. 2 And he will bring me up from the pit of destruction, from the clay of mire, and he will set my feet upon a rock, preparing my goings.



Cross References

Psalm 37:7

Be silent to Jehovah and wait for him: thou shalt not be angry at him prospering his way, at the man doing wickednesses.

Psalm 27:13-14

Unless I believed to look upon the goodness of Jehovah in the land of the living.

Psalm 34:15

The eyes of Jehovah upon the just, and his ears to their cries.

Psalm 116:2

For he inclined his ear to me, and in my days I will call.

Psalm 130:2

O Jehovah, hear to my voice: thine ears shall be attentive to the voice of my supplication.

Daniel 9:18

Incline, O my God, thine ear, and hear; open thine eyes, and see our desolations, and the city which thy name was called upon it: for not for our justice do we cause our supplications to fall before thee, but for thy many compassions.

James 5:7-11

Therefore be longsuffering, brethren, even to the arrival of the Lord. Behold, the farmer awaits the precious fruit of the earth, being longsuffering for it, even till he should receive the early and late rain.

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