Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Save me, O God, For the waters have threatened my life.

King James Version

{To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim, A Psalm of David.} Save me, O God; for the waters are come in unto my soul.

Holman Bible

For the choir director: according to “The Lilies.” Davidic.Save me, God,
for the water has risen to my neck.

International Standard Version

Deliver me, God, because the waters are up to my neck.

A Conservative Version

Save me, O God, for the waters have come in to my soul.

American Standard Version

Save me, O God; For the waters are come in unto my soul.

Amplified

Save me, O God, for the waters have come up to my neck [they threaten my life].

Bible in Basic English

Be my saviour, O God; because the waters have come in, even to my neck.

Darby Translation

{To the chief Musician. Upon Shoshannim. A Psalm of David.} Save me, O God; for the waters are come in unto my soul.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Save me, O God; for the waters are come in unto my soul.

Julia Smith Translation

To the overseer upon the lilies; to David. Save me, O God, for the waters came even to the soul.

King James 2000

[To the Chief Musician upon shoshannim. A Psalm of David.] Save me, O God; for the waters have come in unto my soul.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Save me, O God, because waters have come up to [my] neck.

Modern King James verseion

To the Chief Musician. Concerning the Lilies. A Psalm of David. Save me, O God! for the waters have come in on my soul.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{To the Chanter, upon Shoshannim, of David} Save me, O God; for the waters are come in, even unto my soul.

NET Bible

For the music director; according to the tune of "Lilies;" by David. Deliver me, O God, for the water has reached my neck.

New Heart English Bible

Save me, God, for the waters have come up to my neck.

The Emphasized Bible

Save me, O God, For waters have entered as far as the life;

Webster

To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim, A Psalm of David. Save me, O God; for the waters are come in to my soul.

World English Bible

Save me, God, for the waters have come up to my neck!

Youngs Literal Translation

To the Overseer. -- 'On the Lilies,' by David. Save me, O God, for come have waters unto the soul.

References

Fausets

Watsons

Context Readings

A Plea For Rescue

1 Save me, O God, For the waters have threatened my life. 2 I have sunk in deep mire, and there is no foothold; I have come into deep waters, and a flood overflows me.



Cross References

Psalm 69:14-15

Deliver me from the mire and do not let me sink; May I be delivered from my foes and from the deep waters.

Psalm 42:7

Deep calls to deep at the sound of Your waterfalls; All Your breakers and Your waves have rolled over me.

Psalm 45:1

My heart overflows with a good theme; I address my verses to the King; My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.

Job 22:11

Or darkness, so that you cannot see, And an abundance of water covers you.

Psalm 18:4

The cords of death encompassed me, And the torrents of ungodliness terrified me.

Psalm 32:6

Therefore, let everyone who is godly pray to You in a time when You may be found; Surely in a flood of great waters they will not reach him.

Psalm 60:1

O God, You have rejected us You have broken us; You have been angry; O, restore us.

Psalm 69:2

I have sunk in deep mire, and there is no foothold; I have come into deep waters, and a flood overflows me.

Psalm 80:1

Oh, give ear, Shepherd of Israel, You who lead Joseph like a flock; You who are enthroned above the cherubim, shine forth!

Isaiah 28:17

"I will make justice the measuring line And righteousness the level; Then hail will sweep away the refuge of lies And the waters will overflow the secret place.

Isaiah 43:2

"When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they will not overflow you When you walk through the fire, you will not be scorched, Nor will the flame burn you.

Lamentations 3:54

Waters flowed over my head; I said, "I am cut off!"

Jonah 2:3-5

"For You had cast me into the deep, Into the heart of the seas, And the current engulfed me All Your breakers and billows passed over me.

Revelation 12:15-16

And the serpent poured water like a river out of his mouth after the woman, so that he might cause her to be swept away with the flood.

Revelation 17:15

And he said to me, "The waters which you saw where the harlot sits, are peoples and multitudes and nations and tongues.

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