Psalm 61:1
New International Version
For the director of music. With stringed instruments. Of David. Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer.

New Living Translation
O God, listen to my cry! Hear my prayer!

English Standard Version
Hear my cry, O God, listen to my prayer;

Berean Study Bible
For the choirmaster. With stringed instruments. Of David. Hear my cry, O God; attend to my prayer.

New American Standard Bible
For the choir director; on a stringed instrument. A Psalm of David. Hear my cry, O God; Give heed to my prayer.

New King James Version
To the Chief Musician. On a stringed instrument. [i]A Psalm[/i] of David. Hear my cry, O God; Attend to my prayer.

King James Bible
To the chief Musician upon Neginah, A Psalm of David. Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.

Christian Standard Bible
God, hear my cry; pay attention to my prayer.

Contemporary English Version
Please listen, God, and answer my prayer!

Good News Translation
Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the choir director: on stringed instruments. Davidic. God, hear my cry; pay attention to my prayer.

International Standard Version
God, hear my cry; pay attention to my prayer.

NET Bible
For the music director; to be played on a stringed instrument; written by David. O God, hear my cry for help! Pay attention to my prayer!

New Heart English Bible
[For the Chief Musician. For a stringed instrument. By David.] Hear my cry, God. Listen to my prayer.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Oh God, hear my prayer and give ear to my prayer!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[For the choir director; on a stringed instrument; by David.] Listen to my cry for help, O God. Pay attention to my prayer.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For the Leader; with string-music. [A Psalm] of David. Hear my cry, O God; Attend unto my prayer.

New American Standard 1977
Hear my cry, O God; Give heed to my prayer.

King James 2000 Bible
Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.

American King James Version
Hear my cry, O God; attend to my prayer.

American Standard Version
Hear my cry, O God; Attend unto my prayer.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For the end, among the Hymns of David. O God, hearken to my petition; attend to my prayer.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Unto the end, in hymns, for David. Hear, O God, my supplication: be attentive to my prayer,

Darby Bible Translation
{To the chief Musician. On a stringed instrument. [A Psalm] of David.} Hear, O God, my cry; attend unto my prayer.

English Revised Version
For the Chief Musician; on a stringed instrument. A Psalm of David. Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.

Webster's Bible Translation
To the chief Musician upon Neginah, A Psalm of David. Hear my cry, O God; attend to my prayer.

World English Bible
Hear my cry, God. Listen to my prayer.

Young's Literal Translation
To the Overseer, on stringed instruments. -- By David. Hear, O God, my loud cry, attend to my prayer.
Study Bible
You Have Heard My Vows
1For the choirmaster. With stringed instruments. Of David. Hear my cry, O God, attend to my prayer. 2From the ends of the earth I call out to You whenever my heart is faint. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.…
Cross References
Psalm 17:1
Hear, O LORD, my righteous plea; listen to my cry. Give ear to my prayer from lips free of deceit.

Psalm 27:7
Hear, O LORD, my voice when I call; be merciful and answer me.

Psalm 55:1
Listen to my prayer, O God, and do not ignore my plea.

Psalm 64:1
Hear, O God, my voice of complaint; preserve my life from dread of the enemy.

Psalm 86:6
Hear my prayer, O LORD, and attend to my plea for mercy.

Psalm 102:1
Hear my prayer, O LORD; let my cry for help come before You.

Treasury of Scripture

Hear my cry, O God; attend to my prayer.

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Psalm 4:1
To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm of David. Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.

Psalm 6:1
To the chief Musician on Neginoth upon Sheminith, A Psalm of David. O LORD, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.

Psalm 54:1
To the chief Musician on Neginoth, Maschil, A Psalm of David, when the Ziphims came and said to Saul, Doth not David hide himself with us? Save me, O God, by thy name, and judge me by thy strength.

Hear

Psalm 5:1-3
To the chief Musician upon Nehiloth, A Psalm of David. Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider my meditation…

Psalm 17:1
A Prayer of David. Hear the right, O LORD, attend unto my cry, give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips.

Psalm 28:2
Hear the voice of my supplications, when I cry unto thee, when I lift up my hands toward thy holy oracle.









Lexicon
For the choirmaster.
לַמְנַצֵּ֬חַ ׀ (lam·naṣ·ṣê·aḥ)
Preposition-l, Article | Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5329: To glitter from afar, to be eminent, to be permanent

With
עַֽל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

stringed instruments.
נְגִינַ֬ת (nə·ḡî·naṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 5058: Instrumental music, a stringed instrument, a poem set to music, an epigram

Of David.
לְדָוִֽד׃ (lə·ḏā·wiḏ)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

Hear
שִׁמְעָ֣ה (šim·‘āh)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8085: To hear intelligently

my cry,
רִנָּתִ֑י (rin·nā·ṯî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 7440: A creaking, shout

O God,
אֱ֭לֹהִים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

attend
הַ֝קְשִׁ֗יבָה (haq·šî·ḇāh)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7181: To prick up the ears, hearken

to my prayer.
תְּפִלָּתִֽי׃ (tə·p̄il·lā·ṯî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 8605: Intercession, supplication, a hymn
Verse 1. - Hear my cry, O God (see the comment on Psalm 17:1). The word rinnah expresses a shrill, piercing cry, but one which may be of joy or of lamentation. Attend unto my prayer; i.e. "hear and answer it."
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