Psalm 140:6
New International Version
I say to the LORD, "You are my God." Hear, LORD, my cry for mercy.

New Living Translation
I said to the LORD, “You are my God!” Listen, O LORD, to my cries for mercy!

English Standard Version
I say to the LORD, You are my God; give ear to the voice of my pleas for mercy, O LORD!

Berean Study Bible
I say to the LORD, “You are my God.” Hear, O LORD, my cry for help.

King James Bible
I said unto the LORD, Thou art my God: hear the voice of my supplications, O LORD.

New King James Version
I said to the LORD: “You are my God; Hear the voice of my supplications, O LORD.

New American Standard Bible
I said to the LORD, “You are my God; Listen, LORD, to the sound of my pleadings.

NASB 1995
I said to the LORD, "You are my God; Give ear, O LORD, to the voice of my supplications.

NASB 1977
I said to the LORD, “Thou art my God; Give ear, O LORD, to the voice of my supplications.

Amplified Bible
I said to the LORD, “You are my God; Listen to the voice of my supplications, O LORD.

Christian Standard Bible
I say to the LORD, “You are my God.” Listen, LORD, to my cry for help.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I say to the LORD, "You are my God." Listen, LORD, to my cry for help.

American Standard Version
I said unto Jehovah, Thou art my God: Give ear unto the voice of my supplications, O Jehovah.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I said to LORD JEHOVAH, "You are my God! Give ear to the voice of my prayer!"

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I said to the Lord, Thou art my God; hearken, O Lord, to the voice of my supplication.

Contemporary English Version
You, LORD, are my God! Please listen to my prayer.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I said to the Lord: Thou art my God: hear, O Lord, the voice of my supplication.

English Revised Version
I said unto the LORD, Thou art my God: give ear unto the voice of my supplications, O LORD.

Good News Translation
I say to the LORD, "You are my God." Hear my cry for help, LORD!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I said to the LORD, "You are my God." O LORD, open your ears to hear my plea for pity.

International Standard Version
So I say to the LORD, "You are my God; listen to my voice as I plead for mercy, LORD.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I have said unto the LORD: 'Thou art my God'; Give ear, O LORD, unto the voice of my supplications.

Literal Standard Version
I have said to YHWH, “You [are] my God, "" Hear, YHWH, the voice of my supplications.”

NET Bible
I say to the LORD, "You are my God." O LORD, pay attention to my plea for mercy!

New Heart English Bible
I said to the LORD, "You are my God." Listen to the cry of my petitions, LORD.

World English Bible
I said to Yahweh, "You are my God." Listen to the cry of my petitions, Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
I have said to Jehovah, 'My God art Thou, Hear, Jehovah, the voice of my supplications.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Rescue Me, O LORD, From Evil Men
5The proud hide a snare for me; the cords of their net are spread along the path, and lures are set out for me. Selah 6I say to the LORD, “You are my God.” Hear, O LORD, my cry for help. 7O GOD the Lord, the strength of my salvation, You shield my head in the day of battle.…

Cross References
Psalm 5:2
Attend to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to You I pray.

Psalm 16:2
I said to the LORD, "You are my Lord; apart from You I have no good thing."

Psalm 28:2
Hear my cry for mercy when I call to You for help, when I lift up my hands toward Your holy sanctuary.

Psalm 31:14
But I trust in You, O LORD; I say, "You are my God."

Psalm 116:1
I love the LORD, for He has heard my voice--my appeal for mercy.

Psalm 118:28
You are my God, and I will give You thanks. You are my God, and I will exalt You.

Psalm 119:170
May my plea come before You; rescue me according to Your promise.

Psalm 130:2
O Lord, hear my voice; let Your ears be attentive to my plea for mercy.

Psalm 143:1
O LORD, hear my prayer. In Your faithfulness, give ear to my plea; in Your righteousness, answer me.


Treasury of Scripture

I said to the LORD, You are my God: hear the voice of my supplications, O LORD.

I said unto

Psalm 16:2,5,6
O my soul, thou hast said unto the LORD, Thou art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee; …

Psalm 31:14
But I trusted in thee, O LORD: I said, Thou art my God.

Psalm 91:2
I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.

hear

Psalm 27:7,8
Hear, O LORD, when I cry with my voice: have mercy also upon me, and answer me…

Psalm 28:1,2
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 55:1,2
To the chief Musician on Neginoth, Maschil, A Psalm of David. Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not thyself from my supplication…









Verse 6. - I said unto the Lord, Thou art my God: hear the voice of my supplications, O Lord (comp. Psalm 31:14; Psalm 143:1). The expressions used are markedly Davidical.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I say
אָמַ֣רְתִּי (’ā·mar·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

to the LORD,
לַ֭יהוָה (Yah·weh)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

“You
אָ֑תָּה (’āt·tāh)
Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

are my God.”
אֵ֣לִי (’ê·lî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 410: Strength -- as adjective, mighty, the Almighty

Hear,
הַאֲזִ֥ינָה (ha·’ă·zî·nāh)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 238: To broaden out the ear, to listen

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

my cry for help.
תַּחֲנוּנָֽי׃ (ta·ḥă·nū·nāy)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 8469: Supplication for favor


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