Parallel Verses

King James Version

{A Prayer of David.} Bow down thine ear, O LORD, hear me: for I am poor and needy.

New American Standard Bible

A Prayer of David.
Incline Your ear, O Lord, and answer me;
For I am afflicted and needy.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

LORD, listen and answer me, for I am afflicted and needy.

A Conservative Version

Bow down thine ear, O LORD, and answer me, for I am poor and needy.

American Standard Version

Bow down thine ear, O Jehovah, and answer me; For I am poor and needy.

Amplified

Incline Your ear, O Lord, and answer me,
For I am distressed and needy [I long for Your help].

Bible in Basic English

Let your ears be open to my voice, O Lord, and give me an answer; for I am poor and in need.

Darby Translation

{A Prayer of David.} Incline thine ear, Jehovah, answer me; for I am afflicted and needy.

Julia Smith Translation

A prayer to David. Incline, O Jehovah, thine ear: answer me, for I am poor and needy.

King James 2000

[A Prayer of David.] Bow down your ear, O LORD, hear me: for I am poor and needy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Incline, O Yahweh, your ear [and] answer me, because I [am] poor and needy.

Modern King James verseion

A Prayer of David. Bow down Your ear, O Jehovah, hear me; for I am poor and needy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{A Prayer of David} Bow down thine ear, O LORD, and hear me; for I am comfortless and poor.

NET Bible

A prayer of David. Listen O Lord! Answer me! For I am oppressed and needy.

New Heart English Bible

Hear, LORD, and answer me, for I am poor and needy.

The Emphasized Bible

Bow down, O Yahweh, thine ear - answer me, For, oppressed and needy, am I;

Webster

A Prayer of David. Bow down thy ear, O LORD, hear me: for I am poor and needy.

World English Bible

Hear, Yahweh, and answer me, for I am poor and needy.

Youngs Literal Translation

A Prayer of David. Incline, O Jehovah, Thine ear, Answer me, for I am poor and needy.

Context Readings

Lament And Petition

1 {A Prayer of David.} Bow down thine ear, O LORD, hear me: for I am poor and needy. 2 Preserve my soul; for I am holy: O thou my God, save thy servant that trusteth in thee.



Cross References

Psalm 31:2

Bow down thine ear to me; deliver me speedily: be thou my strong rock, for an house of defence to save me.

Psalm 40:17

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.

Psalm 10:14

Thou hast seen it; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite it with thy hand: the poor committeth himself unto thee; thou art the helper of the fatherless.

Psalm 17:6

I have called upon thee, for thou wilt hear me, O God: incline thine ear unto me, and hear my speech.

Psalm 34:6

This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.

Psalm 72:12-14

For he shall deliver the needy when he crieth; the poor also, and him that hath no helper.

Psalm 102:1

{A Prayer of the afflicted, when he is overwhelmed, and poureth out his complaint before the LORD.} Hear my prayer, O LORD, and let my cry come unto thee.

Psalm 102:17

He will regard the prayer of the destitute, and not despise their prayer.

Psalm 119:22

Remove from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept thy testimonies.

Psalm 140:12

I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and the right of the poor.

Psalm 142:1

{Maschil of David; A Prayer when he was in the cave.} I cried unto the LORD with my voice; with my voice unto the LORD did I make my supplication.

Isaiah 37:17

Incline thine ear, O LORD, and hear; open thine eyes, O LORD, and see: and hear all the words of Sennacherib, which hath sent to reproach the living God.

Isaiah 66:2

For all those things hath mine hand made, and all those things have been, saith the LORD: but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word.

Daniel 9:18

O my God, incline thine ear, and hear; open thine eyes, and behold our desolations, and the city which is called by thy name: for we do not present our supplications before thee for our righteousnesses, but for thy great mercies.

Matthew 5:3

Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Luke 4:18

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,

James 1:9-10

Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted:

James 2:5

Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?

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