Psalm 86
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1A prayer of David. Hear me, LORD, and answer me, for I am poor and needy.1Incline your ear, O LORD, and answer me, for I am poor and needy.1A Prayer of David. Incline Your ear, O LORD, and answer me; For I am afflicted and needy.1A Prayer of David. Bow down thine ear, O LORD, hear me: for I am poor and needy.1A Davidic prayer. Listen, LORD, and answer me, for I am poor and needy.
2Guard my life, for I am faithful to you; save your servant who trusts in you. You are my God;2Preserve my life, for I am godly; save your servant, who trusts in you—you are my God.2Preserve my soul, for I am a godly man; O You my God, save Your servant who trusts in You.2Preserve my soul; for I am holy: O thou my God, save thy servant that trusteth in thee.2Protect my life, for I am faithful. You are my God; save Your servant who trusts in You.
3have mercy on me, Lord, for I call to you all day long.3Be gracious to me, O Lord, for to you do I cry all the day.3Be gracious to me, O Lord, For to You I cry all day long.3Be merciful unto me, O Lord: for I cry unto thee daily.3Be gracious to me, Lord, for I call to You all day long.
4Bring joy to your servant, Lord, for I put my trust in you.4Gladden the soul of your servant, for to you, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.4Make glad the soul of Your servant, For to You, O Lord, I lift up my soul.4Rejoice the soul of thy servant: for unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.4Bring joy to Your servant's life, because I turn to You, Lord.
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5You, Lord, are forgiving and good, abounding in love to all who call to you.5For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you.5For You, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive, And abundant in lovingkindness to all who call upon You.5For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee.5For You, Lord, are kind and ready to forgive, rich in faithful love to all who call on You.
6Hear my prayer, LORD; listen to my cry for mercy.6Give ear, O LORD, to my prayer; listen to my plea for grace.6Give ear, O LORD, to my prayer; And give heed to the voice of my supplications!6Give ear, O LORD, unto my prayer; and attend to the voice of my supplications.6 LORD, hear my prayer; listen to my plea for mercy.
7When I am in distress, I call to you, because you answer me.7In the day of my trouble I call upon you, for you answer me.7In the day of my trouble I shall call upon You, For You will answer me.7In the day of my trouble I will call upon thee: for thou wilt answer me.7I call on You in the day of my distress, for You will answer me.
8Among the gods there is none like you, Lord; no deeds can compare with yours.8There is none like you among the gods, O Lord, nor are there any works like yours.8There is no one like You among the gods, O Lord, Nor are there any works like Yours.8Among the gods there is none like unto thee, O Lord; neither are there any works like unto thy works.8Lord, there is no one like You among the gods, and there are no works like Yours.
9All the nations you have made will come and worship before you, Lord; they will bring glory to your name.9All the nations you have made shall come and worship before you, O Lord, and shall glorify your name.9All nations whom You have made shall come and worship before You, O Lord, And they shall glorify Your name.9All nations whom thou hast made shall come and worship before thee, O Lord; and shall glorify thy name.9All the nations You have made will come and bow down before You, Lord, and will honor Your name.
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10For you are great and do marvelous deeds; you alone are God.10For you are great and do wondrous things; you alone are God.10For You are great and do wondrous deeds; You alone are God.10For thou art great, and doest wondrous things: thou art God alone.10For You are great and perform wonders; You alone are God.
11Teach me your way, LORD, that I may rely on your faithfulness; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name.11Teach me your way, O LORD, that I may walk in your truth; unite my heart to fear your name.11Teach me Your way, O LORD; I will walk in Your truth; Unite my heart to fear Your name.11Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name.11Teach me Your way, Yahweh, and I will live by Your truth. Give me an undivided mind to fear Your name.
12I will praise you, Lord my God, with all my heart; I will glorify your name forever.12I give thanks to you, O Lord my God, with my whole heart, and I will glorify your name forever.12I will give thanks to You, O Lord my God, with all my heart, And will glorify Your name forever.12I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify thy name for evermore.12I will praise You with all my heart, Lord my God, and will honor Your name forever.
13For great is your love toward me; you have delivered me from the depths, from the realm of the dead.13For great is your steadfast love toward me; you have delivered my soul from the depths of Sheol.13For Your lovingkindness toward me is great, And You have delivered my soul from the depths of Sheol.13For great is thy mercy toward me: and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest hell.13For Your faithful love for me is great, and You deliver my life from the depths of Sheol.
14Arrogant foes are attacking me, O God; ruthless people are trying to kill me-- they have no regard for you.14O God, insolent men have risen up against me; a band of ruthless men seeks my life, and they do not set you before them.14O God, arrogant men have risen up against me, And a band of violent men have sought my life, And they have not set You before them.14O God, the proud are risen against me, and the assemblies of violent men have sought after my soul; and have not set thee before them.14God, arrogant people have attacked me; a gang of ruthless men seeks my life. They have no regard for You.
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15But you, Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness.15But you, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness.15But You, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, Slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness and truth.15But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth.15But You, Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger and rich in faithful love and truth.
16Turn to me and have mercy on me; show your strength in behalf of your servant; save me, because I serve you just as my mother did.16Turn to me and be gracious to me; give your strength to your servant, and save the son of your maidservant.16Turn to me, and be gracious to me; Oh grant Your strength to Your servant, And save the son of Your handmaid.16O turn unto me, and have mercy upon me; give thy strength unto thy servant, and save the son of thine handmaid.16Turn to me and be gracious to me. Give Your strength to Your servant; save the son of Your female servant.
17Give me a sign of your goodness, that my enemies may see it and be put to shame, for you, LORD, have helped me and comforted me.17Show me a sign of your favor, that those who hate me may see and be put to shame because you, LORD, have helped me and comforted me.17Show me a sign for good, That those who hate me may see it and be ashamed, Because You, O LORD, have helped me and comforted me.17Shew me a token for good; that they which hate me may see it, and be ashamed: because thou, LORD, hast holpen me, and comforted me.17Show me a sign of Your goodness; my enemies will see and be put to shame because You, LORD, have helped and comforted me.



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