KJV LexiconTo the chief Musician
to glitter from afar, i.e. to be eminent (as a superintendent, especially of the Temple services and its music)
instrumental music; by implication, a poem set to notes -- psalm.
loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse -- David.
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
to eye or (generally) to heed, i.e. pay attention; by implication, to respond; by extens. to begin to speak; specifically to sing, shout, testify, announce
thee in the day
a day (as the warm hours),
tightness (i.e. figuratively, trouble); transitively, a female rival -- adversary, adversity, affliction, anguish, distress, tribulation, trouble.
an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character -- + base, (in-)fame(-ous), named(-d), renown, report.
of the God
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
heel-catcher (i.e. supplanter); Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch -- Jacob.
to be (causatively, make) lofty, especially inaccessible; by implication, safe, strong; used literally and figuratively
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
For the choir director. A Psalm of David. May the LORD answer you in the day of trouble! May the name of the God of Jacob set you securely on high!
King James Bible
Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the choir director. A Davidic psalm. May Yahweh answer you in a day of trouble; may the name of Jacob's God protect you.
International Standard Version
May the LORD answer you in the day of distress; may the name of the God of Jacob protect you.
For the music director; a psalm of David. May the LORD answer you when you are in trouble; may the God of Jacob make you secure!
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Lord Jehovah will answer you in a day of trouble, and The Name of the God of Jacob will help you.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
[For the choir director; a psalm by David.] The LORD will answer you in times of trouble. The name of the God of Jacob will protect you.
King James 2000 Bible
The LORD hear you in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend you;
Psalm 20:1 NIV
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