Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For the choir director; on stringed instruments. A Maskil of David, when the Ziphites came and said to Saul, “Is not David hiding himself among us?”
Save me, O God, by Your name,
And vindicate me by Your power.

King James Version

{To the chief Musician on Neginoth, Maschil, A Psalm of David, when the Ziphims came and said to Saul, Doth not David hide himself with us?} Save me, O God, by thy name, and judge me by thy strength.

Holman Bible

For the choir director: with stringed instruments. A Davidic Maskil. When the Ziphites went and said to Saul, “Is David not hiding among us?”God, save me by Your name,
and vindicate me by Your might!

International Standard Version

God, by your name deliver me, and by your power vindicate me.

A Conservative Version

Save me, O God, by thy name, and judge me in thy might.

American Standard Version

Save me, O God, by thy name, And judge me in thy might.

Amplified

Save me, O God, by Your name;
And vindicate me by Your [wondrous] power.

Bible in Basic English

Let your name be my salvation, O God; let my cause be judged by your strength.

Darby Translation

{To the chief Musician. On stringed instruments: an instruction. Of David; when the Ziphites came, and said to Saul, Is not David hiding himself with us?} O God, by thy name save me, and by thy strength do me justice.

Julia Smith Translation

To the overseer upon the stringed instrument, instruction to David: In the going of the Ziphims, and they will say to Saul, Is not David hiding with us? O God, in thy name save me, and in thy strength thou wilt judge me.

King James 2000

[To the Chief Musician on neginoth. A maschil, a Psalm of David, when the Ziphites came and said to Saul, Does not David hide himself with us?] Save me, O God, by your name, and judge me by your strength.

Lexham Expanded Bible

O God, by your name save me, and by your power vindicate me.

Modern King James verseion

To the Chief Musician. On stringed instruments. A contemplation. A Psalm of David, when the Ziphites came and said to Saul, Does not David hide himself among us? Save me, O God, by Your name, and judge me by Your strength.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{To the Chanter, in Neginoth, an instruction of David when the Ziphites came, and said unto Saul: David is hid among us} Save me, O God, for thy name's sake, and avenge me in thy strength.

NET Bible

For the music director, to be accompanied by stringed instruments; a well-written song by David. It was written when the Ziphites came and informed Saul: "David is hiding with us." O God, deliver me by your name! Vindicate me by your power!

New Heart English Bible

Save me, God, by your name. Vindicate me in your might.

The Emphasized Bible

O God! by thine own Name, save me, And, by thine own strength, wilt thou vindicate me?

Webster

To the chief Musician on Neginoth, Maschil, A Psalm of David, when the Ziphims came and said to Saul, Doth not David hide himself with us? Save me, O God, by thy name, and judge me by thy strength.

World English Bible

Save me, God, by your name. Vindicate me in your might.

Youngs Literal Translation

To the Overseer with stringed instruments. -- An instruction, by David, in the coming in of the Ziphim, and they say to Saul, 'Is not David hiding himself with us?' O God, by Thy name save me, and by Thy might judge me.

Context Readings

Prayer For Deliverance

1 For the choir director; on stringed instruments. A Maskil of David, when the Ziphites came and said to Saul, “Is not David hiding himself among us?”
Save me, O God, by Your name,
And vindicate me by Your power.
2 Hear my prayer, O God;
Give ear to the words of my mouth.


Cross References

Psalm 20:1

For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
May the Lord answer you in the day of trouble!
May the name of the God of Jacob set you securely on high!

1 Samuel 26:1

Then the Ziphites came to Saul at Gibeah, saying, “Is not David hiding on the hill of Hachilah, which is before Jeshimon?”

Exodus 3:14-15

God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM”; and He said, “Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, ‘I AM has sent me to you.’”

Exodus 23:21

Be on your guard before him and obey his voice; do not be rebellious toward him, for he will not pardon your transgression, since My name is in him.

Exodus 34:5-6

The Lord descended in the cloud and stood there with him as he called upon the name of the Lord.

1 Samuel 23:19-20

Then Ziphites came up to Saul at Gibeah, saying, “Is David not hiding with us in the strongholds at Horesh, on the hill of Hachilah, which is on the south of Jeshimon?

2 Chronicles 20:6

and he said, “O Lord, the God of our fathers, are You not God in the heavens? And are You not ruler over all the kingdoms of the nations? Power and might are in Your hand so that no one can stand against You.

Psalm 26:1

A Psalm of David.
Vindicate me, O Lord, for I have walked in my integrity,
And I have trusted in the Lord without wavering.

Psalm 43:1-2

Vindicate me, O God, and plead my case against an ungodly nation;
O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man!

Psalm 48:10

As is Your name, O God,
So is Your praise to the ends of the earth;
Your right hand is full of righteousness.

Psalm 79:9

Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of Your name;
And deliver us and forgive our sins for Your name’s sake.

Psalm 99:4

The strength of the King loves justice;
You have established equity;
You have executed justice and righteousness in Jacob.

Proverbs 18:10

The name of the Lord is a strong tower;
The righteous runs into it and is safe.

Proverbs 23:11

For their Redeemer is strong;
He will plead their case against you.

Isaiah 30:27

Behold, the name of the Lord comes from a remote place;
Burning is His anger and dense is His smoke;
His lips are filled with indignation
And His tongue is like a consuming fire;

Jeremiah 50:34

“Their Redeemer is strong, the Lord of hosts is His name;
He will vigorously plead their case
So that He may bring rest to the earth,
But turmoil to the inhabitants of Babylon.

Micah 7:5-6

Do not trust in a neighbor;
Do not have confidence in a friend.
From her who lies in your bosom
Guard your lips.

Matthew 1:21

She will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.”

Matthew 1:23

Behold, the virgin shall be with child and shall bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,” which translated means, “God with us.”

Matthew 10:21

Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and cause them to be put to death.

Acts 4:12

And there is salvation in no one else; for there is no other name under heaven that has been given among men by which we must be saved.”

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