Psalm 28:6
New International Version
Praise be to the LORD, for he has heard my cry for mercy.

New Living Translation
Praise the LORD! For he has heard my cry for mercy.

English Standard Version
Blessed be the LORD! For he has heard the voice of my pleas for mercy.

Berean Study Bible
Blessed be the LORD, for He has heard my cry for mercy.

New American Standard Bible
Blessed be the LORD, Because He has heard the voice of my supplication.

King James Bible
Blessed be the LORD, because he hath heard the voice of my supplications.

Christian Standard Bible
Blessed be the LORD, for he has heard the sound of my pleading.

Contemporary English Version
I praise you, LORD, for answering my prayers.

Good News Translation
Give praise to the LORD; he has heard my cry for help.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
May the LORD be praised, for He has heard the sound of my pleading.

International Standard Version
Blessed be the LORD! For he has heard the sound of my supplications.

NET Bible
The LORD deserves praise, for he has heard my plea for mercy!

New Heart English Bible
Blessed be the LORD, because he has heard the voice of my petitions.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Blessed is Lord Jehovah who has heard the voice of my prayer.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Thank the LORD! He has heard my prayer for mercy!

JPS Tanakh 1917
Blessed be the LORD, Because He hath heard the voice of my supplications.

New American Standard 1977
Blessed be the LORD, Because He has heard the voice of my supplication.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Blessed be the LORD because he has heard the voice of my supplications.

King James 2000 Bible
Blessed be the LORD, because he has heard the voice of my supplications.

American King James Version
Blessed be the LORD, because he has heard the voice of my supplications.

American Standard Version
Blessed be Jehovah, Because he hath heard the voice of my supplications.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Blessed be the Lord, for he has hearkened to the voice of my petition.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Blessed be the Lord, for he hath heard the voice of my supplication.

Darby Bible Translation
Blessed be Jehovah, for he hath heard the voice of my supplications.

English Revised Version
Blessed be the LORD, because he hath heard the voice of my supplications.

Webster's Bible Translation
Blessed be the LORD, because he hath heard the voice of my supplications.

World English Bible
Blessed be Yahweh, because he has heard the voice of my petitions.

Young's Literal Translation
Blessed is Jehovah, For He hath heard the voice of my supplications.
Study Bible
The LORD is My Strength
5Since they show no regard for the works of the LORD or what His hands have done, He will tear them down and never rebuild them. 6Blessed be the LORD, for He has heard my cry for mercy. 7The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in Him, and I am helped. Therefore my heart rejoices, and I will thank Him with my song.…
Cross References
Psalm 6:8
Depart from me, all you workers of iniquity, for the LORD has heard my weeping.

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 31:21
Blessed be the LORD, for He has shown me His loving devotion in a city under siege.

Treasury of Scripture

Blessed be the LORD, because he has heard the voice of my supplications.

Psalm 31:21,22
Blessed be the LORD: for he hath shewed me his marvellous kindness in a strong city…

Psalm 66:19,20
But verily God hath heard me; he hath attended to the voice of my prayer…

Psalm 69:33,34
For the LORD heareth the poor, and despiseth not his prisoners…







Lexicon
Blessed be
בָּר֥וּךְ (bā·rūḵ)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1288: To kneel, to bless God, man, to curse

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

for
כִּי־ (kî·šā-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

He has heard
שָׁ֝מַע (ma‘)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8085: To hear intelligently

my cry
ק֣וֹל (qō·wl)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 6963: A voice, sound

for mercy.
תַּחֲנוּנָֽי׃ (ta·ḥă·nū·nāy)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 8469: Supplication for favor
(6) This burst of thanksgiving, breaking in on the poet's prayer, has led to the supposition that an interval elapsed between the composition of the former part of the psalm and this verse, and that the writer takes up his pen to record the answer his supplications have received. Others regard the psalm as composed by the union of two distinct pieces. Others again treat Psalm 28:6 as an interpolation. It certainly seems discordant with the rhythm as well as with the sense of the rest.

Verses 6-9. - As, midway in Psalm 27, the tone changed from jubilation to humble entreaty, so, midway in the present psalm, there is a change from plaintive and humble entreaty to rejoicing and thanksgiving. The cause of the change would seem to have been a confident assurance, arising out of the very act of prayer, that the prayer is heard and granted, so that the happy results prayed for are certain to follow. Such an assurance is certainly not attained by all those whose supplications are earnest and devout; but David appears to have enjoyed it not infrequently (see above, Psalm 6:8-10; Psalm 7:17, etc.). Verse 6. - Blessed be the Lord, because he hath heard the voice of my supplications (comp. ver. 2, with which this is, of set purpose, made exactly to correspond). 28:6-9 Has God heard our supplications? Let us then bless his name. The Lord is my strength, to support me, and carry me on through all my services and sufferings. The heart that truly believes, shall in due time greatly rejoice: we are to expect joy and peace in believing. God shall have the praise of it: thus must we express our gratitude. The saints rejoice in others' comfort as well as their own: we have the less benefit from the light of the sun, nor from the light of God's countenance, for others' sharing therein. The psalmist concludes with a short, but comprehensive prayer. God's people are his inheritance, and precious in his eyes. He prays that God would save them; that he would bless them with all good, especially the plenty of his ordinances, which are food to the soul. And direct their actions and overrule their affairs for good. Also, lift them up for ever; not only those of that age, but his people in every age to come; lift them up as high as heaven. There, and there only, will saints be lifted up for ever, never more to sink, or be depressed. Save us, Lord Jesus, from our sins; bless us, thou Son of Abraham, with the blessing of righteousness; feed us, thou good Shepherd of the sheep, and lift us up for ever from the dust, O thou, who art the Resurrection and the Life.
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