Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious to me, because in you my soul takes refuge. In the shadow of your wings I will take refuge until destruction passes by.

New American Standard Bible

For the choir director; set to Al-tashheth. A Mikhtam of David, when he fled from Saul in the cave.
Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious to me,
For my soul takes refuge in You;
And in the shadow of Your wings I will take refuge
Until destruction passes by.

King James Version

{To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David, when he fled from Saul in the cave.} Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast.

Holman Bible

For the choir director: “Do Not Destroy.” A Davidic Miktam. When he fled before Saul into the cave.Be gracious to me, God, be gracious to me,
for I take refuge in You.
I will seek refuge in the shadow of Your wings
until danger passes.

International Standard Version

Have mercy on me, God, have mercy, for in you I have placed my trust. Even in the shadow of your wings will I find my refuge until this calamity passes.

A Conservative Version

Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me, for my soul takes refuge in thee. Yea, in the shadow of thy wings I will take refuge until calamities be passed by.

American Standard Version

Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me; For my soul taketh refuge in thee: Yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I take refuge, Until these calamities be overpast.

Amplified

Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious and merciful to me,
For my soul finds shelter and safety in You,
And in the shadow of Your wings I will take refuge and be confidently secure
Until destruction passes by.

Bible in Basic English

Have mercy on me, O God, have mercy on me; for the hope of my soul is in you: I will keep myself safely under the shade of your wings, till these troubles are past.

Darby Translation

{To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' Of David. Michtam; when he fled from Saul in the cave.} Be gracious unto me, O God, be gracious unto me; for my soul taketh refuge in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings do I take refuge, until the calamities be overpast.

Julia Smith Translation

To the overseer, Thou wilt not destroy, to David a poem in his fleeing from the face of Saul in the cave. Compassionate me, O God, compassionate me: for in thee my soul put trust, and in the shadow of thy wings I will put my trust till calamity shall pass by.

King James 2000

[To the Chief Musician, altaschith. A michtam of David, when he fled from Saul into the cave.] Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusts in you: yea, in the shadow of your wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities have passed.

Modern King James verseion

To the Chief Musician. Do not destroy. A secret treasure of David, when he fled from Saul in the cave. Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me; for my soul trusts in You; yea, in the shadow of Your wings I will make my hiding-place, until these great troubles pass by.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{To the Chanter, Destroy Not, Michtam of David, when he fled from Saul into the cave} Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me, for my soul trusteth in thee: and under the shadow of thy wings shall be my refuge, until this tyranny be overpast.

NET Bible

For the music director; according to the al-tashcheth style; a prayer of David, written when he fled from Saul into the cave. Have mercy on me, O God! Have mercy on me! For in you I have taken shelter. In the shadow of your wings I take shelter until trouble passes.

New Heart English Bible

Be merciful to me, God, be merciful to me, for my soul takes refuge in you. Yes, in the shadow of your wings, I will take refuge, until disaster has passed.

The Emphasized Bible

Show me favour, O God, Show me favour, For, in thee, hath my soul sought refuge, - And, in the shadow of thy wings, will I seek refuge, Until the storm of ruin pass by.

Webster

To the chief Musician, Al-taschith, Michtam of David, when he fled from Saul in the cave. Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yes, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities are overpast.

World English Bible

Be merciful to me, God, be merciful to me, for my soul takes refuge in you. Yes, in the shadow of your wings, I will take refuge, until disaster has passed.

Youngs Literal Translation

To the Overseer. -- 'Destroy not.' -- A secret treasure of David, in his fleeing from the face of Saul into a cave. Favour me, O God, favour me, For in Thee is my soul trusting, And in the shadow of Thy wings I trust, Until the calamities pass over.

References

Morish

Context Readings

A Call For God's Protection

1 Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious to me, because in you my soul takes refuge. In the shadow of your wings I will take refuge until destruction passes by. 2 I will call to God Most High, to God who accomplishes [things] concerning me.



Cross References

Psalm 91:4

With his feathers he will cover you, and under his wings you can take refuge. His faithfulness [will be] a shield and a buckler.

Isaiah 26:20

Go, my people, enter into your chambers and shut your doors behind you; hide for {a very little} while, until [the] wrath has passed over.

Ruth 2:12

May Yahweh reward your work and may a full reward be [given to] you from Yahweh, the God of Israel, under whose wings you came to take refuge."

Psalm 36:7

How precious [is] your loyal love, O God, and the children of humankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings.

Psalm 56:1

Be gracious to me, O God, because humankind has trampled me; fighting all the day he oppresses me.

Psalm 63:7

Because you have been my help, therefore in the shadow of your wings I will sing for joy.

Psalm 2:12

Kiss the Son lest he be angry and you perish [on the] way, for his anger burns quickly. Blessed are all [who] take refuge in him.

Psalm 9:10

And those who know your name will trust in you, for you do not forsake those [who] seek you, O Yahweh.

Psalm 13:5

But as for me, I have trusted in your steadfast love. My heart will rejoice in your deliverance.

Psalm 17:7-8

Show wondrously your acts of loyal love, O Savior of those who take refuge at your right hand from those who rise up against [them].

Psalm 59:1

Deliver me from my enemies, O my God. Protect me from those who rise up against me.

Psalm 61:4

Let me reside in your tent forever. Let me take refuge under the covering of your wings. Selah

Psalm 69:13-16

But as for me, my prayer [is] to you, O Yahweh, for a favorable time, O God, according to the abundance of your loyal love. Answer me with the faithfulness of your salvation.

Psalm 91:1

[One who] lives in the secret place of the Most High will lodge in the shadow of Shaddai.

Psalm 91:9

For you, O Yahweh, [are] my refuge. You have made the Most High your dwelling place.

Psalm 119:76-77

Please let your loyal love comfort me, according to your word to your servant.

Psalm 125:1

Those who trust in Yahweh [are] like Mount Zion, which cannot be moved, [but] abides forever.

Isaiah 50:10

Who among you [is] in fear of Yahweh, obeys the voice of his servant? Who walks [in] darkness and has no light, trusts in the name of Yahweh and depends on his God?

Matthew 24:22

And unless those days had been shortened, {no human being would be saved}. But for the sake of the elect, those days will be shortened.

James 5:10-11

Brothers, take [as an] example of perseverance and endurance the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.

Revelation 7:14

And I said to him, "My lord, you know." And he said to me, "These are the ones who have come out of the great tribulation, and have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.

Revelation 21:4

And he will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death will not exist [any] longer, and mourning or wailing or pain will not exist [any] longer. The former [things] have passed away."

1 Samuel 22:1

David went from there and escaped to the cave of Adullam. When his brothers and all his father's household heard, they came down to him there.

1 Samuel 24:3

He came to the sheep pens beside the road, and a cave [was] there. Then Saul went in {to relieve himself}. Now David and his men [were] sitting in the innermost part of the cave.

1 Samuel 24:8

Then David got up afterward and went out of the cave and called after Saul, "My lord the king!" When Saul looked after him, David knelt down [with his] face to the ground and bowed down.

Psalm 58:1

Do you really speak [what is] right [when] silent? [Do] you judge fairly the children of humankind?

Psalm 142:1

I cry out with my voice to Yahweh; I implore favor with my voice to Yahweh.

Isaiah 10:25

[My] indignation will come to an end {in just a very little while}, and my anger [will be] directed to their destruction."

Luke 13:34

"Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the one who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How many times I wanted to gather your children together {the way} a hen [gathers] her own brood under [her] wings, and you were not willing!

John 16:20

Truly, truly I say to you, that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice; you will become sorrowful, but your sorrow will change to joy.

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