Psalm 118:5
New International Version
When hard pressed, I cried to the LORD; he brought me into a spacious place.

New Living Translation
In my distress I prayed to the LORD, and the LORD answered me and set me free.

English Standard Version
Out of my distress I called on the LORD; the LORD answered me and set me free.

Berean Study Bible
In my distress I called to the LORD, and He answered and set me free.

New American Standard Bible
From my distress I called upon the LORD; The LORD answered me and set me in a large place.

King James Bible
I called upon the LORD in distress: the LORD answered me, and set me in a large place.

Christian Standard Bible
I called to the LORD in distress; the LORD answered me and put me in a spacious place.

Contemporary English Version
When I was really hurting, I prayed to the LORD. He answered my prayer, and took my worries away.

Good News Translation
In my distress I called to the LORD; he answered me and set me free.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I called to the LORD in distress; the LORD answered me and put me in a spacious place.

International Standard Version
I called on the LORD in my distress; the LORD answered me openly.

NET Bible
In my distress I cried out to the LORD. The LORD answered me and put me in a wide open place.

New Heart English Bible
Out of my distress, I called on the LORD. The LORD answered me with freedom.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I cried out of trouble to Lord Jehovah and Lord Jehovah answered me in a large place.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
During times of trouble I called on the LORD. The LORD answered me [and] set me free [from all of them].

JPS Tanakh 1917
Out of my straits I called upon the LORD; He answered me with great enlargement.

New American Standard 1977
From my distress I called upon the LORD; The LORD answered me and set me in a large place.

Jubilee Bible 2000
From a tight place I called upon JAH; and JAH answered me and set me in a wide place.

King James 2000 Bible
I called upon the LORD in distress: the LORD answered me, and set me in a broad place.

American King James Version
I called on the LORD in distress: the LORD answered me, and set me in a large place.

American Standard Version
Out of my distress I called upon Jehovah: Jehovah answered me and set me in a large place.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I called on the Lord out of affliction: and he hearkened to me, so as to bring me into a wide place.

Douay-Rheims Bible
In my trouble I called upon the Lord: and the Lord heard me, and enlarged me.

Darby Bible Translation
I called upon Jah in distress; Jah answered me [and set me] in a large place.

English Revised Version
Out of my distress I called upon the LORD: the LORD answered me and set me in a large place.

Webster's Bible Translation
I called upon the LORD in distress: the LORD answered me, and set me in a large place.

World English Bible
Out of my distress, I called on Yah. Yah answered me with freedom.

Young's Literal Translation
From the straitness I called Jah, Jah answered me in a broad place.
Study Bible
Give Thanks to the LORD, for He is Good
4Let those who fear the LORD say, “His loving devotion endures forever.” 5In my distress I called to the LORD, and He answered and set me free. 6The LORD is with me; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?…
Cross References
2 Samuel 22:20
He brought me out into the open; He rescued me because He delighted in me.

2 Chronicles 33:12
And in his distress, Manasseh sought the favor of the LORD his God and earnestly humbled himself before the God of his fathers.

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

Psalm 18:19
He brought me out into the open; He rescued me because He delighted in me.

Psalm 22:21
Save me from the mouth of the lion; at the horns of the wild oxen You have answered Me!

Psalm 86:7
In the day of my distress I will call on You, for You will answer me.

Psalm 116:4
Then I called on the name of the LORD: "O LORD, deliver my soul!"

Psalm 118:21
I will give You thanks, for You have answered me, and You have become my salvation.

Psalm 120:1
In my distress I cried to the LORD, and He answered me.

Psalm 138:3
On the day I called, You answered me; You made me bold and strengthened my soul.

Treasury of Scripture

I called on the LORD in distress: the LORD answered me, and set me in a large place.

called

Psalm 18:6
In my distress I called upon the LORD, and cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears.

Psalm 40:1-3
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry…

Psalm 77:2
In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, and ceased not: my soul refused to be comforted.

in distress.

Psalm 130:1
A Song of degrees. Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O LORD.

set me

Psalm 18:19
He brought me forth also into a large place; he delivered me, because he delighted in me.

Psalm 31:8
And hast not shut me up into the hand of the enemy: thou hast set my feet in a large room.







Lexicon
In
מִֽן־ (min-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 4480: A part of, from, out of

[my] distress
הַ֭מֵּצַ֥ר (ham·mê·ṣar)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4712: Something tight, trouble

I called
קָרָ֣אתִי (qā·rā·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7121: To call, proclaim, read

to the LORD,
יָּ֑הּ (yāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3050: LORD -- the name of the God of Israel

[and He]
יָֽהּ׃ (yāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3050: LORD -- the name of the God of Israel

answered
עָנָ֖נִי (‘ā·nā·nî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6030: To answer, respond

[and set me] free.
בַמֶּרְחָ֣ב (ḇam·mer·ḥāḇ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4800: A broad or roomy place
(5) I called.--Better, out of the straitness I cried to Jah; answered me, with freedom, Jah. The meaning of the last clause (literally, with room. Comp.: "Ay, marry, now my soul has elbow-room"--King John) is determined by the parallelism of Psalm 18:19. The versions read "freedom of Jah," i.e., boundless freedom,"

Verse 5. - I called upon the Lord in distress; literally, from the strait place; i.e. from the straits in which I was. It is generally agreed that the Babylonian captivity is intended. The nation had called to God in its distress by the mouth of Daniel (Daniel 9:4-19) and of other holy men. The Lord answered me, and set me in a large place; literally, the Lord answered me on the open plain. The idea is, "The Lord gave me enlargement" - took me out of my straits - "set my feet in a large room" (Psalm 31:8). 118:1-18 The account the psalmist here gives of his troubles is very applicable to Christ: many hated him without a cause; nay, the Lord himself chastened him sorely, bruised him, and put him to grief, that by his stripes we might be healed. God is sometimes the strength of his people, when he is not their song; they have spiritual supports, though they want spiritual delights. Whether the believer traces back his comfort to the everlasting goodness and mercy of God, or whether he looks forward to the blessing secured to him, he will find abundant cause for joy and praise. Every answer to our prayers is an evidence that the Lord is on our side; and then we need not fear what man can do unto us; we should conscientiously do our duty to all, and trust in him alone to accept and bless us. Let us seek to live to declare the works of God, and to encourage others to serve him and trust in him. Such were the triumphs of the Son of David, in the assurance that the good pleasure of the Lord should prosper in his hand.
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