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New International Version
For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. My God, whom I praise, do not remain silent,
New Living Translation
O God, whom I praise, don’t stand silent and aloof
English Standard Version
Be not silent, O God of my praise!
Berean Study Bible
For the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O God of my praise, be not silent.
King James Bible
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. Hold not thy peace, O God of my praise;
New King James Version
To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. Do not keep silent, O God of my praise!
New American Standard Bible
For the music director. A Psalm of David. God of my praise, Do not be silent!
For the choir director. A Psalm of David. O God of my praise, Do not be silent!
O God of my praise, Do not be silent!
To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. O God of my praise! Do not keep silent,
Christian Standard Bible
For the choir director. A psalm of David. God of my praise, do not be silent.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the choir director. A Davidic psalm. God of my praise, do not be silent.
American Standard Version
Hold not thy peace, O God of my praise;
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
God of my praise, do not be silent!
Brenton Septuagint Translation
For the end, a Psalm of David. O God, pass not over my praise in silence;
Contemporary English Version
I praise you, God! Don't keep silent.
Unto the end, a psalm for David.
English Revised Version
For the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. Hold not thy peace, O God of my praise;
Good News Translation
I praise you, God; don't remain silent!
GOD'S WORD® Translation
[For the choir director; a psalm by David.] O God, whom I praise, do not turn a deaf ear to me.
International Standard Version
God, whom I praise, do not be silent,
JPS Tanakh 1917
For the Leader. A Psalm of David. O God of my praise, keep not silence;
Literal Standard Version
TO THE OVERSEER. A PSALM OF DAVID. O God of my praise, do not be silent,
For the music director, a psalm of David. O God whom I praise, do not ignore me!
New Heart English Bible
[For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.] God of my praise, do not remain silent,
World English Bible
God of my praise, don't remain silent,
Young's Literal Translation
To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. O God of my praise, be not silent,
Additional Translations ...
ContextThe Song of the Slandered
1For the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O God of my praise, be not silent. 2For wicked and deceitful mouths open against me; they speak against me with lying tongues.…
He is your praise and He is your God, who has done for you these great and awesome wonders that your eyes have seen.
To you, O LORD, I call; be not deaf to me, O my rock. For if You remain silent, I will be like those descending to the Pit.
O God, do not keep silent; do not hold Your peace; do not be still, O God.
He has raised up a horn for His people, the praise of all His saints, of Israel, a people near to Him. Hallelujah!
Heal me, O LORD, and I will be healed; save me, and I will be saved, for You are my praise.
Treasury of Scripture
Hold not your peace, O God of my praise;
Psalm 28:1 A Psalm of David. Unto thee will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent to me: lest, if thou be silent to me, I become like them that go down into the pit.
Psalm 35:22,23 This thou hast seen, O LORD: keep not silence: O Lord, be not far from me…
Psalm 83:1 A Song or Psalm of Asaph. Keep not thou silence, O God: hold not thy peace, and be not still, O God.
Psalm 118:28 Thou art my God, and I will praise thee: thou art my God, I will exalt thee.
Exodus 15:2 The LORD is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father's God, and I will exalt him.
Deuteronomy 10:21 He is thy praise, and he is thy God, that hath done for thee these great and terrible things, which thine eyes have seen.
God of my praise.--That is, God to whom as covenant God it was a privilege to make tehillah. (See Deuteronomy 10:20-21, where Jehovah is said to be "the praise" of those who "swear by His name." Comp. also Psalm 106:2-3, and Note, and Psalm 33:1. Perhaps "God of my glory or boast" would more nearly give the force of the original. The psalmist prays that Jehovah's silence may not make his confident glorifying in the covenant promises vain.Verses 1-5. - The initial prayer and complaint. The prayer occupies one verse only (ver. 1); the complaint four verses (vers. 2-5). Verse 1. - Hold not thy peace, O God of my praise (comp. Psalm 28:1; Psalm 35:22; Psalm 39:12). If God makes no sign when men arc grievously persecuted, he seems to be indifferent to their sufferings. Surely he will not thus treat one who praises him continually (Psalm 22:26; Psalm 71:6).
Parallel Commentaries ...
HebrewFor the choirmaster.
Preposition-l, Article | Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 5329: To glitter from afar, to be eminent, to be permanent
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4210: Instrumental music, a poem set to notes
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative
of my praise,
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 8416: Praise, song of praise
Strong's 408: Not
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 2790: To cut in, engrave, plow, devise
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