New International Version
LORD, I wait for you; you will answer, Lord my God.
King James Bible
For in thee, O LORD, do I hope: thou wilt hear, O Lord my God.
Darby Bible Translation
For in thee, Jehovah, do I hope: *thou* wilt answer, O Lord my God.
World English Bible
For in you, Yahweh, do I hope. You will answer, Lord my God.
Young's Literal Translation
Because for Thee, O Jehovah, I have waited, Thou dost answer, O Lord my God.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In thee, O Lord, do I hope - I have no helper but thee.
Thou wilt hear, O Lord my God - Thou art eternal in thy compassions, and wilt hear the prayer of a penitent soul. In the printed copies of the Hebrew text we have אדני אלהי Adonai Elohai, Lord my God; but, instead of אדני Adonai, one hundred and two of Kennicott's and De Rossi's MSS. read יהוה Yehovah. As this word is never pronounced by the Jews, and they consider it dreadfully sacred, in reading, wherever it occurs, they pronounce אדני Adonai; and we may well suppose that Jewish scribes, in writing out copies of the sacred Scriptures, would as naturally write Adonai for Yehovah, as they would in reading supply the former for the latter.
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In thee. or, thee do I wait for
hear. or, answer
Lord. Here also, instead of [adonay], one hundred and two MSS read [yehowah,] Jehovah
Library"Come unto Me, all Ye that Labour, and are Wearied," &C.
Matth. xi. 28.--"Come unto me, all ye that labour, and are wearied," &c. It is the great misery of Christians in this life, that they have such poor, narrow, and limited spirits, that are not fit to receive the truth of the gospel in its full comprehension; from whence manifold misapprehensions in judgment, and stumbling in practice proceed. The beauty and life of things consist in their entire union with one another, and in the conjunction of all their parts. Therefore it would not be a fit way …
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Christ's Resurrection Song.
Notes on the Third Century
How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
I call on you, my God, for you will answer me; turn your ear to me and hear my prayer.
I have become like one who does not hear, whose mouth can offer no reply.
"But now, Lord, what do I look for? My hope is in you.
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