Psalm 144:7
New International Version
Reach down your hand from on high; deliver me and rescue me from the mighty waters, from the hands of foreigners

New Living Translation
Reach down from heaven and rescue me; rescue me from deep waters, from the power of my enemies.

English Standard Version
Stretch out your hand from on high; rescue me and deliver me from the many waters, from the hand of foreigners,

Berean Study Bible
Reach down from on high; set me free and rescue me from the deep waters, from the grasp of foreigners,

King James Bible
Send thine hand from above; rid me, and deliver me out of great waters, from the hand of strange children;

New King James Version
Stretch out Your hand from above; Rescue me and deliver me out of great waters, From the hand of foreigners,

New American Standard Bible
Reach out with Your hand from on high; Rescue me and save me from great waters, From the hand of foreigners

NASB 1995
Stretch forth Your hand from on high; Rescue me and deliver me out of great waters, Out of the hand of aliens

NASB 1977
Stretch forth Thy hand from on high; Rescue me and deliver me out of great waters, Out of the hand of aliens

Amplified Bible
Stretch out Your hand from above; Set me free and rescue me from great waters, Out of the hands of [hostile] foreigners [who surround us]

Christian Standard Bible
Reach down from on high; rescue me from deep water, and set me free from the grasp of foreigners

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Reach down from heaven; rescue me from deep water, and set me free from the grasp of foreigners

American Standard Version
Stretch forth thy hand from above; Rescue me, and deliver me out of great waters, Out of the hand of aliens;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Send forth thine hand from on high; rescue me, and deliver me out of great waters, out of the hand of strange children;

Contemporary English Version
Reach down from heaven and set me free. Save me from the mighty flood

Douay-Rheims Bible
Put forth thy hand from on high, take me out, and deliver me from many waters: from the hand of strange children:

English Revised Version
Stretch forth thine hand from above; rescue me, and deliver me out of great waters, out of the hand of strangers;

Good News Translation
Reach down from above, pull me out of the deep water, and rescue me; save me from the power of foreigners,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Stretch out your hands from above. Snatch me, and rescue me from raging waters and from foreigners' hands.

International Standard Version
Reach down your hand from your high place; rescue me and deliver me from mighty waters, from the control of foreigners.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Stretch forth Thy hands from on high; Rescue me, and deliver me out of many waters, Out of the hand of strangers;

Literal Standard Version
Send forth Your hand from on high, "" Free me, and deliver me from many waters, "" From the hand of sons of a stranger,

NET Bible
Reach down from above! Grab me and rescue me from the surging water, from the power of foreigners,

New Heart English Bible
Stretch out your hand from above, rescue me, and deliver me out of great waters, out of the hands of foreigners;

World English Bible
Stretch out your hand from above, rescue me, and deliver me out of great waters, out of the hands of foreigners;

Young's Literal Translation
Send forth Thy hand from on high, Free me, and deliver me from many waters, From the hand of sons of a stranger,

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Blessed Be the LORD, My Rock
6Flash forth Your lightning and scatter them; shoot Your arrows and rout them. 7Reach down from on high; set me free and rescue me from the deep waters, from the grasp of foreigners, 8whose mouths speak falsehood, whose right hands are deceitful.…

Cross References
2 Samuel 22:17
He reached down from on high and took hold of me; He drew me out of deep waters.

Psalm 18:16
He reached down from on high and took hold of me; He drew me out of deep waters.

Psalm 18:44
When they hear me, they obey me; foreigners cower before me.

Psalm 32:6
Therefore let all the godly pray to You while You may be found. Surely when great waters rise, they will not come near.

Psalm 54:3
For strangers rise up against me, and ruthless men seek my life--men with no regard for God. Selah

Psalm 57:3
He reaches down from heaven and saves me; He rebukes those who trample me. Selah God sends forth His loving devotion and His truth.

Psalm 69:1
Save me, O God, for the waters are up to my neck.

Psalm 69:14
Rescue me from the mire and do not let me sink; deliver me from my foes and out of the deep waters.

Psalm 124:4
then the floods would have engulfed us, then the torrent would have overwhelmed us,


Treasury of Scripture

Send your hand from above; rid me, and deliver me out of great waters, from the hand of strange children;

send

Psalm 18:16
He sent from above, he took me, he drew me out of many waters.

2 Samuel 22:17
He sent from above, he took me; he drew me out of many waters;

Matthew 27:43
He trusted in God; let him deliver him now, if he will have him: for he said, I am the Son of God.

hand.

Psalm 69:1,2,14,15
To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim, A Psalm of David. Save me, O God; for the waters are come in unto my soul…

Psalm 93:3,4
The floods have lifted up, O LORD, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their waves…

Revelation 12:15,16
And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood…

the hand

Psalm 144:11
Rid me, and deliver me from the hand of strange children, whose mouth speaketh vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood:

Psalm 54:3
For strangers are risen up against me, and oppressors seek after my soul: they have not set God before them. Selah.

Nehemiah 9:2
And the seed of Israel separated themselves from all strangers, and stood and confessed their sins, and the iniquities of their fathers.









(7) Rid.--The Hebrew verb means "to tear asunder," and is used of the gaping of the mouth (Psalm 22:13). The meaning here is got from the cognate Arabic, and Syriac

Strange children.--Literally, sons of the stranger.

Verse 7. - Send thine hand from above; literally, reach out thy hands from on high. Rid me; rather, rescue me. And deliver me out of great waters. "Great waters," or "deep waters," is a common metaphor in the Psalms for serious peril. David's peril at this time was from the hand of strange children; literally, sons of strangers; i.e. foreign foes.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
Reach down
שְׁלַ֥ח (šə·laḥ)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7971: To send away, for, out

from on high;
מִמָּ֫ר֥וֹם (mim·mā·rō·wm)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4791: Altitude

rescue me
פְּצֵ֣נִי (pə·ṣê·nî)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6475: To rend, open

and deliver me
וְ֭הַצִּילֵנִי (wə·haṣ·ṣî·lê·nî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 5337: To strip, plunder, deliver oneself, be delivered, snatch away, deliver

from deep
רַבִּ֑ים (rab·bîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7227: Much, many, great

waters,
מִמַּ֣יִם (mim·ma·yim)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4325: Water, juice, urine, semen

from the grasp
יָדֶ֗יךָ (yā·ḏe·ḵā)
Noun - fdc | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3027: A hand

of foreigners,
בְּנֵ֣י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son


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