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Bible in Basic English

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

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.

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 Let your name be my salvation, O God; let my cause be judged by your strength. 2 Let my prayer come before you, O God; give ear to the words of my mouth.


Cross References

Psalm 20:1

May the Lord give ear to you in the day of trouble; may you be placed on high by the name of the God of Jacob;

1 Samuel 26:1

And the Ziphites came to Saul at Gibeah, and said, Is not David waiting secretly near us in the hill of Hachilah, before the waste land?

Exodus 3:14-15

And God said to him, I AM WHAT I AM: and he said, Say to the children of Israel, I AM has sent me to you.

Exodus 23:21

Give attention to him and give ear to his voice; do not go against him; for your wrongdoing will not be overlooked by him, because my name is in him

Exodus 34:5-6

And the Lord came down in the cloud and took his place by the side of Moses, and Moses gave worship to the name of the Lord.

1 Samuel 23:19-20

Then the Ziphites came up to Gibeah to see Saul, and said, Is not David living secretly among us in the strong places in Horesh, in the hill of Hachilah to the south of the waste land

2 Chronicles 20:6

And said, O Lord, the God of our fathers, are you not God in heaven? are you not ruler over all the kingdoms of the nations? and in your hands are power and strength so that no one is able to keep his place against you.

Psalm 26:1

O Lord, be my judge, for my behaviour has been upright: I have put my faith in the Lord, I am not in danger of slipping.

Psalm 43:1-2

Be my judge, O God, supporting my cause against a nation without religion; O keep me from the false and evil man.

Psalm 43:1

Be my judge, O God, supporting my cause against a nation without religion; O keep me from the false and evil man.

Psalm 43:1

Be my judge, O God, supporting my cause against a nation without religion; O keep me from the false and evil man.

Psalm 99:4

The king's power is used for righteousness; you give true decisions, judging rightly in the land of Jacob.

Proverbs 18:10

The name of the Lord is a strong tower: the upright man running into it is safe.

Proverbs 23:11

For their saviour is strong, and he will take up their cause against you.

Isaiah 30:27

See, the name of the Lord is coming from far, burning with his wrath, with thick smoke going up: his lips are full of passion, and his tongue is like a burning fire:

Jeremiah 50:34

Their saviour is strong; the Lord of armies is his name: he will certainly take up their cause, so that he may give rest to the earth and trouble to the people of Babylon.

Micah 7:5-6

Put no faith in a friend, do not let your hope be placed in a relation: keep watch on the doors of your mouth against her who is resting on your breast.

Matthew 1:21

And she will give birth to a son; and you will give him the name Jesus; for he will give his people salvation from their sins.

Matthew 1:23

See, the virgin will be with child, and will give birth to a son, and they will give him the name Immanuel, that is, God with us.

Matthew 10:21

And brother will give up brother to death, and the father his child: and children will go against their fathers and mothers, and put them to death.

Acts 4:12

And in no other is there salvation: for there is no other name under heaven, given among men, through which we may have salvation.

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