Psalm 88:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
A Song. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. For the choir director; according to Mahalath Leannoth. A Maskil of Heman the Ezrahite. O LORD,יְ֭הוָה
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
the Godאֱלֹהֵ֣י
(e·lo·hei)
430: God, godpl. of eloah
of my salvation,יְשׁוּעָתִ֑י
(ye·shu·'a·ti;)
3444: salvationfrom yasha
I have criedצָעַ֖קְתִּי
(tza·'ak·ti)
6817: to cry, cry out, calla prim. root
out by dayיֹום־
(yo·vm-)
3117: daya prim. root
and in the nightבַלַּ֣יְלָה
(val·lay·lah)
3915: nightof uncertain derivation
beforeנֶגְדֶּֽךָ׃
(neg·de·cha.)
5048: in front of, in sight of, opposite tofrom nagad
You. 
 
  







KJV Lexicon
A Song
shiyr  (sheer)
a song; abstractly, singing -- musical(-ick), sing(-er, -ing), song.
or Psalm
mizmowr  (miz-more')
instrumental music; by implication, a poem set to notes -- psalm.
for the sons
ben  (bane)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
of Korah
Qorach  (ko'rakh)
ice; Korach, the name of two Edomites and three Israelites -- Korah.
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 Mahalath
machalath  (makh-al-ath')
sickness; Machalath, probably the title (initial word) of a popular song -- Mahalath.
Leannoth
`anah  (aw-naw')
to depress literally or figuratively, transitive or intransitive (in various applications, as follows)
Maschil
maskiyl  (mas-keel')
instructive, i.e. a didactic poem -- Maschil.
of Heman
Heyman  (hay-mawn')
faithful; Heman, the name of at least two Israelites -- Heman.
the Ezrahite
'Ezrachiy  (ez-raw-khee')
an Ezrachite or descendant of Zerach -- Ezrahite.
O LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
God
'elohiym  (el-o-heem')
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
of my salvation
yshuw`ah  (yesh-oo'-aw)
something saved, i.e. (abstractly) deliverance; hence, aid, victory, prosperity -- deliverance, health, help(-ing), salvation, save, saving (health), welfare.
I have cried
tsa`aq  (tsaw-ak')
to shriek; (by implication) to proclaim (an assembly) -- at all, call together, cry (out), gather (selves) (together).
day
yowm  (yome)
a day (as the warm hours),
and night
layil  (lah'-yil)
a twist (away of the light), i.e. night; figuratively, adversity -- (mid-)night (season).
before thee
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
A Song. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. For the choir director; according to Mahalath Leannoth. A Maskil of Heman the Ezrahite. O LORD, the God of my salvation, I have cried out by day and in the night before You.

King James Bible
<or Psalm for the sons of Korah, to the chief Musician upon Mahalath Leannoth, Maschil of Heman the Ezrahite.>> O LORD God of my salvation, I have cried day and night before thee:

Holman Christian Standard Bible

A song. A psalm of the sons of Korah. For the choir director: according to Mahalath Leannoth. A Maskil of Heman the Ezrahite. LORD, God of my salvation, I cry out before You day and night.

International Standard Version
LORD, God of my salvation, by day and by night I cry out before you.

NET Bible
A song, a psalm written by the Korahites; for the music director; according to the machalath-leannoth style; a well-written song by Heman the Ezrachite. O LORD God who delivers me! By day I cry out and at night I pray before you.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Lord Jehovah, God of my salvation, in the daytime I have cried and before you in the nighttime.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[A song; a psalm by Korah's descendants; for the choir director; according to [mahalath leannoth]; a [maskil] by Heman the Ezrahite.] O LORD God, my savior, I cry out to you during the day and at night.

King James 2000 Bible
O LORD God of my salvation, I have cried day and night before you:
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