Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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.

International Standard Version

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.

A Conservative Version

But I am poor and needy, [yet] LORD thinks upon me. Thou are my help and my deliverer. Make no delay, O my God.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified


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.

Bible in Basic English

Though I am poor and in need, the Lord has me in mind; you are my help and my saviour; let there be no waiting, O my God.

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

And I am poor and needy, Jehovah will think upon me: thou my help and my deliverer; thou will not delay, O my God.

King James 2000

But I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinks upon me: you are my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But I [am] poor and needy. Let my Lord consider me. You [are] my help and my deliverer. O my God, do not delay.

Modern King James verseion

But I am poor and needy; Jehovah will care for me; You are my help and my deliverer; O my God, do not wait.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As for me, I am poor, and in misery, but the LORD careth for me. Thou art my helper and redeemer; make no long tarrying, O my God.

NET Bible

I am oppressed and needy! May the Lord pay attention to me! You are my helper and my deliverer! O my God, do not delay!

New Heart English Bible

But I am poor and needy. May the Lord think about me. You are my help and my deliverer. Do not delay, my God.

The Emphasized Bible

But, I, being oppressed and needy, May My Lord devise for me, - My help and my deliverer, thou art! O my God, do not tarry!

Webster

But I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinketh upon me: thou art my help and my deliverer; make no delay, O my God.

World English Bible

But I am poor and needy. May the Lord think about me. You are my help and my deliverer. Don't delay, my God. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I am poor and needy, The Lord doth devise for me. My help and my deliverer art Thou, O my God, tarry Thou not.

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Thanksgiving And A Cry For Help

16 Let all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You;
let those who love Your salvation continually say,
“The Lord is great!”
17 I am afflicted and needy;
the Lord thinks of me.
You are my helper and my deliverer;
my God, do not delay.


Cross References

Psalm 70:5

I am afflicted and needy;
hurry to me, God.
You are my help and my deliverer;
Lord, do not delay.

1 Peter 5:7

casting all your care on Him, because He cares about you.

Psalm 40:5

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.

Isaiah 41:17

The poor and the needy seek water, but there is none;
their tongues are parched with thirst.
I, Yahweh, will answer them;
I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.

Hebrews 13:6

Therefore, we may boldly say:

The Lord is my helper;
I will not be afraid.
What can man do to me?

Psalm 34:6

This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him
and saved him from all his troubles.

Psalm 54:4

God is my helper;
the Lord is the sustainer of my life.

Psalm 69:33

For the Lord listens to the needy
and does not despise
His own who are prisoners.

Psalm 86:1

A Davidic prayer.Listen, Lord, and answer me,
for I am poor and needy.

Psalm 109:22

For I am afflicted and needy;
my heart is wounded within me.

Psalm 143:7-8

Answer me quickly, Lord;
my spirit fails.
Don’t hide Your face from me,
or I will be like those
going down to the Pit.

Isaiah 50:7-9

The Lord God will help Me;
therefore I have not been humiliated;
therefore I have set My face like flint,
and I know I will not be put to shame.

Matthew 8:20

Jesus told him, “Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay His head.”

2 Corinthians 8:9

For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ: Though He was rich, for your sake He became poor, so that by His poverty you might become rich.

James 2:5

Listen, my dear brothers: Didn’t God choose the poor in this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that He has promised to those who love Him?

1 Peter 2:23

when He was reviled,
He did not revile in return;
when He was suffering,
He did not threaten
but entrusted Himself to the One who judges justly.

Revelation 22:20

He who testifies about these things says, “Yes, I am coming quickly.”

Amen! Come, Lord Jesus!

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