Psalm 140:6
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New International Version
I say to the LORD, "You are my God." Hear, LORD, my cry for mercy.

King James Bible
I said unto the LORD, Thou art my God: hear the voice of my supplications, O LORD.

Darby Bible Translation
I have said unto Jehovah, Thou art my God: give ear, O Jehovah, to the voice of my supplications.

World English Bible
I said to Yahweh, "You are my God." Listen to the cry of my petitions, Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
I have said to Jehovah, 'My God art Thou, Hear, Jehovah, the voice of my supplications.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Have hid a snare for me - They hunted David as they would a dangerous wild beast: one while striving to pierce him with the spear; another to entangle him in their snares, so as to take and sacrifice him before the people, on pretense of his being an enemy to the state.

Selah - This is the truth.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I said unto

Psalm 16:2,5,6 O my soul, you have said to the LORD, You are my Lord: my goodness extends not to you...

Psalm 31:14 But I trusted in you, O LORD: I said, You are my God.

Psalm 91:2 I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.

Psalm 119:57 You are my portion, O LORD: I have said that I would keep your words.

Psalm 142:5 I cried to you, O LORD: I said, You are my refuge and my portion in the land of the living.

Lamentations 3:24 The LORD is my portion, said my soul; therefore will I hope in him.

Zechariah 13:9 And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried...

hear

Psalm 27:7,8 Hear, O LORD, when I cry with my voice: have mercy also on me, and answer me...

Psalm 28:1,2 To you will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent to me: lest, if you be silent to me, I become like them that go down into the pit...

Psalm 55:1,2 Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not yourself from my supplication...

Psalm 64:1 Hear my voice, O God, in my prayer: preserve my life from fear of the enemy.

Library
Question Lxxxiii of Prayer
I. Is Prayer an Act of the Appetitive Powers? Cardinal Cajetan, On Prayer based on Friendship II. Is it Fitting to Pray? Cardinal Cajetan, On Prayer as a True Cause S. Augustine, On the Sermon on the Mount, II. iii. 14 " On the Gift of Perseverance, vii. 15 III. Is Prayer an Act of the Virtue of Religion? Cardinal Cajetan, On the Humility of Prayer S. Augustine, On Psalm cii. 10 " Of the Gift of Perseverance, xvi. 39 IV. Ought We to Pray to God Alone? S. Augustine, Sermon, cxxvii. 2 V.
St. Thomas Aquinas—On Prayer and The Contemplative Life

How the Silent and the Talkative are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 15.) Differently to be admonished are the over-silent, and those who spend time in much speaking. For it ought to be insinuated to the over-silent that while they shun some vices unadvisedly, they are, without its being perceived, implicated in worse. For often from bridling the tongue overmuch they suffer from more grievous loquacity in the heart; so that thoughts seethe the more in the mind from being straitened by the violent guard of indiscreet silence. And for the most part they
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Cross References
Psalm 5:2
Hear my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you I pray.

Psalm 16:2
I say to the LORD, "You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing."

Psalm 28:2
Hear my cry for mercy as I call to you for help, as I lift up my hands toward your Most Holy Place.

Psalm 31:14
But I trust in you, LORD; I say, "You are my God."

Psalm 116:1
I love the LORD, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy.

Psalm 118:28
You are my God, and I will praise you; you are my God, and I will exalt you.

Psalm 119:170
May my supplication come before you; deliver me according to your promise.

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