Psalm 17:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
A Prayer of David. Hearשִׁמְעָ֤ה
8085: to heara prim. root
a just cause,צֶ֗דֶק
6664: rightness, righteousnessfrom an unused word
O LORD,יְהוָ֨ה
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
give heedהַקְשִׁ֥יבָה
7181: to incline (ears), attenda prim. root
to my cry;רִנָּתִ֗י
7440: a ringing cryfrom ranan
Give earהַאֲזִ֥ינָה
238: to give ear, listena denominative verb from the same as ozen
to my prayer,תְּפִלָּ֗ה
8605: prayerfrom palal
which is not from deceitfulמִרְמָֽה׃
4820: deceit, treacheryfrom ramah
8193: lip, speech, edgefrom an unused word

KJV Lexicon
A Prayer
tphillah  (tef-il-law')
intercession, supplication; by implication, a hymn -- prayer.
of David
David  (daw-veed')
loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse -- David.
shama`  (shaw-mah')
to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.)
the right
tsedeq  (tseh'-dek)
the right (natural, moral or legal); also (abstractly) equity or (figuratively) prosperity -- even, (that which is altogether) just(-ice), (un-)right(-eous) (cause, -ly, -ness).
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
qashab  (kaw-shab')
to prick up the ears, i.e. hearken -- attend, (cause to) hear(-ken), give heed, incline, mark (well), regard.
unto my cry
rinnah  (rin-naw')
a creaking (or shrill sound), i.e. shout (of joy or grief) -- cry, gladness, joy, proclamation, rejoicing, shouting, sing(-ing), triumph.
give ear
'azan  (aw-zan')
probably to expand; to broaden out the ear (with the hand), i.e. (by implication) to listen
unto my prayer
tphillah  (tef-il-law')
intercession, supplication; by implication, a hymn -- prayer.
that goeth not
lo'  (lo)
not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles (as follows)
out of feigned
mirmah  (meer-maw')
fraud -- craft, deceit(-ful, -fully), false, feigned, guile, subtilly, treachery.
saphah  (saw-faw')
the lip (as a natural boundary); by implication, language; by analogy, a margin (of a vessel, water, cloth, etc.)
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
A Prayer of David. Hear a just cause, O LORD, give heed to my cry; Give ear to my prayer, which is not from deceitful lips.

King James Bible
<> Hear the right, O LORD, attend unto my cry, give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A Davidic prayer. LORD, hear a just cause; pay attention to my cry; listen to my prayer-- from lips free of deceit.

International Standard Version
LORD, hear my just plea! Pay attention to my cry! Listen to my prayer, since it does not come from lying lips.

NET Bible
A prayer of David. LORD, consider my just cause! Pay attention to my cry for help! Listen to the prayer I sincerely offer!

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Hear, Lord Jehovah, Holy One, and look at my request and give ear to my prayer which is not from deceitful lips.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[A prayer by David.] Hear my plea for justice, O LORD. Pay attention to my cry. Open your ears to my prayer, [which comes] from lips free from deceit.

King James 2000 Bible
Hear the right, O LORD, attend unto my cry, give ear unto my prayer, that goes not out of feigned lips.
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