Psalm 61:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
For the choir director; on a stringed instrument. [A Psalm] of David. Hearשִׁמְעָ֣ה
(shim·'ah)
8085: to heara prim. root
my cry,רִנָּתִ֑י
(rin·na·ti;)
7440: a ringing cryfrom ranan
O God;אֱ֭לֹהִים
(e·lo·him)
430: God, godpl. of eloah
Give heedהַ֝קְשִׁ֗יבָה
(hak·shi·vah)
7181: to incline (ears), attenda prim. root
to my prayer.תְּפִלָּתִֽי׃
(te·fil·la·ti.)
8605: prayerfrom palal









KJV Lexicon
To the chief Musician
natsach  (naw-tsakh')
to glitter from afar, i.e. to be eminent (as a superintendent, especially of the Temple services and its music)
upon Neginah
ngiynah  (neg-ee-naw')
instrumental music; by implication, a stringed instrument; by extension, a poem set to music; specifically, an epigram
A Psalm of David
David  (daw-veed')
loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse -- David.
Hear
shama`  (shaw-mah')
to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.)
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.
O God
'elohiym  (el-o-heem')
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
attend
qashab  (kaw-shab')
to prick up the ears, i.e. hearken -- attend, (cause to) hear(-ken), give heed, incline, mark (well), regard.
unto my prayer
tphillah  (tef-il-law')
intercession, supplication; by implication, a hymn -- prayer.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For the choir director; on a stringed instrument. A Psalm of David. Hear my cry, O God; Give heed to my prayer.

King James Bible
<A Psalm of David.>> Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the choir director: on stringed instruments. Davidic. God, hear my cry; pay attention to my prayer.

International Standard Version
God, hear my cry; pay attention to my prayer.

NET Bible
For the music director; to be played on a stringed instrument; written by David. O God, hear my cry for help! Pay attention to my prayer!

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Oh God, hear my prayer and give ear to my prayer!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[For the choir director; on a stringed instrument; by David.] Listen to my cry for help, O God. Pay attention to my prayer.

King James 2000 Bible
Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.
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