Psalm 40:17
Modern Translations
New International Version
But as for me, I am poor and needy; may the Lord think of me. You are my help and my deliverer; you are my God, do not delay.

New Living Translation
As for me, since I am poor and needy, let the Lord keep me in his thoughts. You are my helper and my savior. O my God, do not delay.

English Standard Version
As for me, I am poor and needy, but the Lord takes thought for me. You are my help and my deliverer; do not delay, O my God!

Berean Study Bible
But I am poor and needy; may the Lord think of me. You are my helper and deliverer; O my God, do not delay.

New American Standard Bible
But I am afflicted and needy; May the Lord be mindful of me. You are my help and my savior; Do not delay, my God.

NASB 1995
Since I am afflicted and needy, Let the Lord be mindful of me. You are my help and my deliverer; Do not delay, O my God.

NASB 1977
Since I am afflicted and needy, Let the Lord be mindful of me; Thou art my help and my deliverer; Do not delay, O my God.

Amplified Bible
Even though I am afflicted and needy, Still the Lord takes thought and is mindful of me. You are my help and my rescuer. O my God, do not delay.

Christian Standard Bible
I am oppressed and needy; may the Lord think of me. You are my helper and my deliverer; my God, do not delay.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I am afflicted and needy; the Lord thinks of me. You are my helper and my deliverer; my God, do not delay.

Contemporary English Version
I am poor and needy, but, LORD God, you care about me, and you come to my rescue. Please hurry and help.

Good News Translation
I am weak and poor, O Lord, but you have not forgotten me. You are my savior and my God--hurry to my aid!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But I am oppressed and needy. May the Lord think of me. You are my help and my savior. O my God, do not delay!

International Standard Version
But I am poor and needy; may the Lord think about me. You are my help and deliverer. My God, do not tarry too long!

NET Bible
I am oppressed and needy! May the Lord pay attention to me! You are my helper and my deliverer! O my God, do not delay!
Classic Translations
King James Bible
But I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinketh upon me: thou art my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God.

New King James Version
But I am poor and needy; Yet the LORD thinks upon me. You are my help and my deliverer; Do not delay, O my God.

King James 2000 Bible
But I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinks upon me: you are my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God.

New Heart English Bible
But I am poor and needy. May the Lord think about me. You are my help and my deliverer. Do not delay, my God.

World English Bible
But I am poor and needy. May the Lord think about me. You are my help and my deliverer. Don't delay, my God. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.

American King James Version
But I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinks on me: you are my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God.

American Standard Version
But I am poor and needy; Yet the Lord thinketh upon me: Thou art my help and my deliverer; Make no tarrying, O my God.

A Faithful Version
But I am poor and needy; may the LORD think upon me; You are my help and my deliverer; O my God, do not delay.

Darby Bible Translation
But I am afflicted and needy: the Lord thinketh upon me. Thou art my help and my deliverer: my God, make no delay.

English Revised Version
But I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinketh upon me: thou art my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God.

Webster's Bible Translation
But I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinketh upon me: thou art my help and my deliverer; make no delay, O my God.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Though I be poore and needie, the Lorde thinketh on mee: thou art mine helper and my deliuerer: my God, make no tarying.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
(40:18) As for me I am afflicted and needye, but God careth for me: thou art my ayde and delyuerer, O my God make no long tarying.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Thou art my helper & redemer, make no longe tariege, o my God.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And I [am] poor and needy, "" The Lord devises for me. You [are] my help and my deliverer, O my God, do not linger.

Young's Literal Translation
And I am poor and needy, The Lord doth devise for me. My help and my deliverer art Thou, O my God, tarry Thou not.

Smith's Literal Translation
And I am poor and needy, Jehovah will think upon me: thou my help and my deliverer; thou will not delay, O my God.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But I am a beggar and poor : the Lord is careful for me. Thou art my helper and my protector : O my God, be not slack.

Catholic Public Domain Version
But I am a beggar and poor. The Lord has been concerned about me. You are my helper and my protector. My God, do not delay.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And I am poor and afflicted, my Lord; they have plotted against me; You are my helper and my deliver; my God, do not delay!" Ps

Lamsa Bible
But I am poor and needy; O my LORD, they have conspired against me; help me and deliver me; do not tarry, O my God.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
But, as for me, that am poor and needy, The Lord will account it unto me; Thou art my help and my deliverer; O my God, tarry not.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But I am poor and needy; the Lord will take care of me; thou art my helper, and my defender, O my God, delay not.








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