Psalm 61:1
Modern Translations
New International Version
For the director of music. With stringed instruments. Of David. Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer.

New Living Translation
O God, listen to my cry! Hear my prayer!

English Standard Version
Hear my cry, O God, listen to my prayer;

Berean Study Bible
For the choirmaster. With stringed instruments. Of David. Hear my cry, O God; attend to my prayer.

New American Standard Bible
For the music director; on a stringed instrument. A Psalm of David. Hear my cry, God; Give Your attention to my prayer.

NASB 1995
For the choir director; on a stringed instrument. A Psalm of David. Hear my cry, O God; Give heed to my prayer.

NASB 1977
Hear my cry, O God; Give heed to my prayer.

Amplified Bible
To the Chief Musician; on stringed instruments. A Psalm of David. Hear my cry, O God; Listen to my prayer.

Christian Standard Bible
For the choir director: on stringed instruments. Of David. God, hear my cry; pay attention to my prayer.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the choir director: on stringed instruments. Davidic. God, hear my cry; pay attention to my prayer.

Contemporary English Version
Please listen, God, and answer my prayer!

Good News Translation
Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[For the choir director; on a stringed instrument; by David.] Listen to my cry for help, O God. Pay attention to my prayer.

International Standard Version
God, hear my cry; pay attention to my prayer.

NET Bible
For the music director; to be played on a stringed instrument; written by David. O God, hear my cry for help! Pay attention to my prayer!
Classic Translations
King James Bible
To the chief Musician upon Neginah, A Psalm of David. Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.

New King James Version
To the Chief Musician. On a stringed instrument. A Psalm of David. Hear my cry, O God; Attend to my prayer.

King James 2000 Bible
Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.

New Heart English Bible
[For the Chief Musician. For a stringed instrument. By David.] Hear my cry, God. Listen to my prayer.

World English Bible
Hear my cry, God. Listen to my prayer.

American King James Version
Hear my cry, O God; attend to my prayer.

American Standard Version
Hear my cry, O God; Attend unto my prayer.

A Faithful Version
Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.

Darby Bible Translation
{To the chief Musician. On a stringed instrument. [A Psalm] of David.} Hear, O God, my cry; attend unto my prayer.

English Revised Version
For the Chief Musician; on a stringed instrument. A Psalm of David. Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.

Webster's Bible Translation
To the chief Musician upon Neginah, A Psalm of David. Hear my cry, O God; attend to my prayer.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
To him that excelleth on Neginoth. A Psalme of Dauid. Heare my cry, O God: giue eare vnto my prayer.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
To the chiefe musition vpon Neginoth of Dauid. Heare my crying O Lorde: geue eare vnto my prayer.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Heare my crienge (o God) geue hede vnto my prayer.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
TO THE OVERSEER. ON STRINGED INSTRUMENTS. BY DAVID. Hear, O God, my loud cry, attend to my prayer.

Young's Literal Translation
To the Overseer, on stringed instruments. -- By David. Hear, O God, my loud cry, attend to my prayer.

Smith's Literal Translation
To the overseer upon the stringed instrument; to David. Hear, O God, my wailing; attend to my prayer.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Unto the end, in hymns, for David. Hear, O God, my supplication: be attentive to my prayer,

Catholic Public Domain Version
Unto the end. With hymns, of David. O God, pay attention to my supplication. Be attentive to my prayer.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Oh God, hear my prayer and give ear to my prayer!

Lamsa Bible
HEAR my cry, O God; attend to my prayer.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
For the Leader; with string-music. [A Psalm] of David. Hear my cry, O God; Attend unto my prayer.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For the end, among the Hymns of David. O God, hearken to my petition; attend to my prayer.








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