Psalm 116:4
New International Version
Then I called on the name of the LORD: “LORD, save me!”

New Living Translation
Then I called on the name of the LORD: “Please, LORD, save me!”

English Standard Version
Then I called on the name of the LORD: “O LORD, I pray, deliver my soul!”

Berean Study Bible
Then I called on the name of the LORD: “O LORD, deliver my soul!”

King James Bible
Then called I upon the name of the LORD; O LORD, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.

New King James Version
Then I called upon the name of the LORD: “O LORD, I implore You, deliver my soul!”

New American Standard Bible
Then I called upon the name of the LORD: “Please, LORD, save my life!”

NASB 1995
Then I called upon the name of the LORD: “O LORD, I beseech You, save my life!”

NASB 1977
Then I called upon the name of the LORD: “O LORD, I beseech Thee, save my life!”

Amplified Bible
Then I called on the name of the LORD: “O LORD, please save my life!”

Christian Standard Bible
Then I called on the name of the LORD: “LORD, save me! ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then I called on the name of Yahweh:” Yahweh, save me!”

American Standard Version
Then called I upon the name of Jehovah: O Jehovah, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I called The Name of LORD JEHOVAH; oh, LORD JEHOVAH, save my soul!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Then I called on the name of the Lord: O Lord, deliver my soul.

Contemporary English Version
I prayed and said, "LORD, please don't let me die!"

Douay-Rheims Bible
and I called upon the name of the Lord. O Lord, deliver my soul.

English Revised Version
Then called I upon the name of the LORD; O LORD, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.

Good News Translation
Then I called to the LORD, "I beg you, LORD, save me!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But I kept calling on the name of the LORD: "Please, LORD, rescue me!"

International Standard Version
Then I called on the name of the LORD, "LORD, please deliver me!"

JPS Tanakh 1917
But I called upon the name of the LORD: 'I beseech thee, O LORD, deliver my soul.'

Literal Standard Version
And in the Name of YHWH I call: Ah, now, O YHWH, deliver my soul,

NET Bible
I called on the name of the LORD, "Please LORD, rescue my life!"

New Heart English Bible
Then I called on the name of the LORD: "LORD, I beg you, deliver my soul."

World English Bible
Then I called on the name of Yahweh: "Yahweh, I beg you, deliver my soul."

Young's Literal Translation
And in the name of Jehovah I call: I pray Thee, O Jehovah, deliver my soul,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The LORD Has Heard My Voice
3The ropes of death entangled me; the anguish of Sheol overcame me; I was confronted by trouble and sorrow. 4Then I called on the name of the LORD: “O LORD, deliver my soul!” 5The LORD is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 22:7
In my distress I called upon the LORD; I cried out to my God. And from His temple He heard my voice, and my cry for help reached His ears.

Psalm 17:13
Arise, O LORD, confront them! Bring them to their knees; deliver me from the wicked by Your sword,

Psalm 18:6
In my distress I called upon the LORD; I cried to my God for help. From His temple He heard my voice, and my cry for His help reached His ears.

Psalm 22:20
Deliver my soul from the sword, my precious life from the power of wild dogs.

Psalm 118:5
In my distress I called to the LORD, and He answered and set me free.


Treasury of Scripture

Then called I on the name of the LORD; O LORD, I beseech you, deliver my soul.

called

Psalm 22:1-3
To the chief Musician upon Aijeleth Shahar, A Psalm of David. My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? why art thou so far from helping me, and from the words of my roaring? …

Psalm 30:7,8
LORD, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled…

Psalm 34:6
This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.

O Lord

Psalm 6:4
Return, O LORD, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies' sake.

Psalm 22:20
Deliver my soul from the sword; my darling from the power of the dog.

Psalm 25:17
The troubles of my heart are enlarged: O bring thou me out of my distresses.









Verse 4. - Then celled I upon the Name of the Lord. "Hezekiah turned his face toward the wall, and prayed unto the Lord" (Isaiah 38:2). O Lord, I beseech thee, deliver my soul (compare the words of Isaiah 38:3, "Remember now, O Lord, I beseech thee").

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then I called
אֶקְרָ֑א (’eq·rā)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

on the name
וּבְשֵֽׁם־ (ū·ḇə·šêm-)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8034: A name

of the LORD:
יְהוָ֥ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

“O LORD,
יְ֝הוָ֗ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

deliver
מַלְּטָ֥ה (mal·lə·ṭāh)
Verb - Piel - Imperative - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 4422: To be smooth, to escape, to release, rescue, to bring forth young, emit sparks

my soul!”
נַפְשִֽׁי׃ (nap̄·šî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion


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