New American Standard Bible
I called on Your name, O LORD, Out of the lowest pit.
King James Bible
I called upon thy name, O LORD, out of the low dungeon.
Darby Bible Translation
I called upon thy name, Jehovah, out of the lowest pit.
World English Bible
I called on your name, Yahweh, out of the lowest dungeon.
Young's Literal Translation
I called Thy name, O Jehovah, from the lower pit.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
A prayer for deliverance and for vengeance upon his enemies.
LibrarySolitude, Silence, Submission
"He sitteth alone and keepeth silence, because he hath borne it upon him. He putteth his mouth in the dust; if so be there may be hope."--Lamentations 3:28, 29. THUS the prophet describes the conduct of a person in deep anguish of heart. When he does not know what to do, his soul, as if by instinct, humbles itself. He gets into some secret place, he utters no speech, he gives himself over to moaning and to tears, and then he bows himself lower and yet lower before the Divine Majesty, as if he felt …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 42: 1896
Question Lxxxii of Devotion
The Mercy of God
You have put me in the lowest pit, In dark places, in the depths.
A Song of Ascents. Out of the depths I have cried to You, O LORD.
and he said, "I called out of my distress to the LORD, And He answered me. I cried for help from the depth of Sheol; You heard my voice.
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