Psalm 130:5
New International Version
I wait for the LORD, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.

New Living Translation
I am counting on the LORD; yes, I am counting on him. I have put my hope in his word.

English Standard Version
I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, and in his word I hope;

Berean Study Bible
I wait for the LORD; my soul does wait, and in His word I put my hope.

King James Bible
I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope.

New King James Version
I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, And in His word I do hope.

New American Standard Bible
I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, And I wait for His word.

NASB 1995
I wait for the LORD, my soul does wait, And in His word do I hope.

NASB 1977
I wait for the LORD, my soul does wait, And in His word do I hope.

Amplified Bible
I wait [patiently] for the LORD, my soul [expectantly] waits, And in His word do I hope.

Christian Standard Bible
I wait for the LORD; I wait and put my hope in his word.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I wait for Yahweh; I wait and put my hope in His word.

American Standard Version
I wait for Jehovah, my soul doth wait, And in his word do I hope.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I have hoped in LORD JEHOVAH and my soul has waited for his word.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
have I waited for thee, O Lord, my soul has waited for thy word.

Contemporary English Version
With all my heart, I am waiting, LORD, for you! I trust your promises.

Douay-Rheims Bible
my soul hath hoped in the Lord.

English Revised Version
I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope.

Good News Translation
I wait eagerly for the LORD's help, and in his word I trust.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, and with hope I wait for his word.

International Standard Version
I wait for the LORD; my soul waits, and I will hope in his word.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, And in His word do I hope.

Literal Standard Version
I hoped [for] YHWH—my soul has hoped, And I have waited for His word.

NET Bible
I rely on the LORD, I rely on him with my whole being; I wait for his assuring word.

New Heart English Bible
I wait for the LORD. My soul waits. I hope in his word.

World English Bible
I wait for Yahweh. My soul waits. I hope in his word.

Young's Literal Translation
I hoped for Jehovah -- hoped hath my soul, And for His word I have waited.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Out of the Depths I Cry to You
4But with You there is forgiveness, so that You may be feared. 5I wait for the LORD; my soul does wait, and in His word I put my hope. 6My soul waits for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning—more than watchmen wait for the morning.…

Cross References
Psalm 5:3
In the morning, O LORD, You hear my voice; at daybreak I lay my plea before You and wait in expectation.

Psalm 27:14
Wait patiently for the LORD; be strong and courageous. Wait patiently for the LORD!

Psalm 33:20
Our soul waits for the LORD; He is our help and our shield.

Psalm 40:1
I waited patiently for the LORD; He inclined to me and heard my cry.

Psalm 62:1
In God alone my soul finds rest; my salvation comes from Him.

Psalm 62:5
Rest in God alone, O my soul, for my hope comes from Him.

Psalm 119:74
May those who fear You see me and rejoice, for I have hoped in Your word.


Treasury of Scripture

I wait for the LORD, my soul does wait, and in his word do I hope.

I wait

Psalm 27:14
Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.

Psalm 33:20
Our soul waiteth for the LORD: he is our help and our shield.

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

and in his

Psalm 119:42,49,81,114
So shall I have wherewith to answer him that reproacheth me: for I trust in thy word…

Hebrews 6:18
That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:









(5) I wait.--The Hebrew expresses, I have been waiting, and still wait. Mark the earnestness in the repetition, I wait, my soul waits.

Verse 5. - I wait for the Lord, my soul doth wait. "Waiting for the Lord" is patiently bearing our affliction, whatever it may be, and confidently looking forward to deliverance from it in God's good time. The expression, "my soul doth wait," is stronger than "I wait;" it implies heart-felt trust and confidence. And in his word do I hope; i.e. his word of promise.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I wait for
קִוִּ֣יתִי (qiw·wî·ṯî)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 6960: To bind together, collect, to expect

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

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

does wait,
קִוְּתָ֣ה (qiw·wə·ṯāh)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 6960: To bind together, collect, to expect

and in His word
וְֽלִדְבָר֥וֹ (wə·liḏ·ḇā·rōw)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

I put my hope.
הוֹחָֽלְתִּי׃ (hō·w·ḥā·lə·tî)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3176: To wait, to be patient, hope


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