Psalm 69:16
New International Version
Answer me, LORD, out of the goodness of your love; in your great mercy turn to me.

New Living Translation
Answer my prayers, O LORD, for your unfailing love is wonderful. Take care of me, for your mercy is so plentiful.

English Standard Version
Answer me, O LORD, for your steadfast love is good; according to your abundant mercy, turn to me.

Berean Study Bible
Answer me, O LORD, for Your loving devotion is good; turn to me in keeping with Your great compassion.

New American Standard Bible
Answer me, O LORD, for Your lovingkindness is good; According to the greatness of Your compassion, turn to me,

New King James Version
Hear me, O LORD, for Your lovingkindness is good; Turn to me according to the multitude of Your tender mercies.

King James Bible
Hear me, O LORD; for thy lovingkindness is good: turn unto me according to the multitude of thy tender mercies.

Christian Standard Bible
Answer me, LORD, for your faithful love is good. In keeping with your abundant compassion, turn to me.

Contemporary English Version
Answer me, LORD! You are kind and good. Pay attention to me! You are truly merciful.

Good News Translation
Answer me, LORD, in the goodness of your constant love; in your great compassion turn to me!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Answer me, LORD, for Your faithful love is good; in keeping with Your great compassion, turn to me.

International Standard Version
Answer me, LORD, for your gracious love is good; Turn to me in keeping with your great compassion,

NET Bible
Answer me, O LORD, for your loyal love is good! Because of your great compassion, turn toward me!

New Heart English Bible
Answer me, LORD, for your loving kindness is good. According to the multitude of your tender mercies, turn to me.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Answer me, Lord Jehovah, because your grace is good, and in the multitude of your mercies return to me.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Answer me, O LORD, because your mercy is good. Out of your unlimited compassion, turn to me.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Answer me, O LORD, for Thy mercy is good; According to the multitude of Thy compassions turn Thou unto me.

New American Standard 1977
Answer me, O LORD, for Thy lovingkindness is good; According to the greatness of Thy compassion, turn to me,

Jubilee Bible 2000
Hear me, O LORD, for thy mercy is perceptible, look upon me according to the multitude of thy acts of compassion

King James 2000 Bible
Hear me, O LORD; for your lovingkindness is good: turn unto me according to the multitude of your tender mercies.

American King James Version
Hear me, O LORD; for your loving kindness is good: turn to me according to the multitude of your tender mercies.

American Standard Version
Answer me, O Jehovah; for thy lovingkindness is good: According to the multitude of thy tender mercies turn thou unto me.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Hear me, O Lord; for thy mercy is good: according to the multitude of thy compassions look upon me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hear me, O Lord, for thy mercy is kind; look upon me according to the multitude of thy tender mercies.

Darby Bible Translation
Answer me, O Jehovah; for thy loving-kindness is good: according to the abundance of thy tender mercies, turn toward me;

English Revised Version
Answer me, O LORD; for thy lovingkindness is good: according to the multitude of thy tender mercies turn thou unto me.

Webster's Bible Translation
Hear me, O LORD; for thy loving-kindness is good: turn to me according to the multitude of thy tender mercies.

World English Bible
Answer me, Yahweh, for your loving kindness is good. According to the multitude of your tender mercies, turn to me.

Young's Literal Translation
Answer me, O Jehovah, for good is Thy kindness, According to the abundance Of Thy mercies turn Thou unto me,
Study Bible
The Waters Are Up to My Neck
15Do not let the floods engulf me or the depths swallow me up; let not the Pit close its mouth over me. 16Answer me, O LORD, for Your loving devotion is good; turn to me in keeping with Your great compassion. 17Hide not Your face from Your servant, for I am in distress. Answer me quickly!…
Cross References
Psalm 25:16
Turn to me and be gracious, for I am lonely and afflicted.

Psalm 51:1
Have mercy on me, O God, according to Your loving devotion; according to Your great compassion, blot out my transgressions.

Psalm 63:3
Because Your loving devotion is better than life, my lips will glorify You.

Psalm 86:16
Turn to me and have mercy; grant Your strength to Your servant; save the son of your maidservant.

Psalm 106:45
And He remembered His covenant with them, and relented by the abundance of His loving devotion.

Psalm 109:21
But You, O GOD, the Lord, deal kindly with me for the sake of Your name; deliver me by the goodness of Your loving devotion.

Treasury of Scripture

Hear me, O LORD; for your loving kindness is good: turn to me according to the multitude of your tender mercies.

for thy

Psalm 36:7
How excellent is thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.

Psalm 63:3
Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee.

Psalm 109:21
But do thou for me, O GOD the Lord, for thy name's sake: because thy mercy is good, deliver thou me.

turn

Psalm 25:16
Turn thee unto me, and have mercy upon me; for I am desolate and afflicted.

Psalm 26:11
But as for me, I will walk in mine integrity: redeem me, and be merciful unto me.

Psalm 86:15,16
But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth…

according

Psalm 69:13
But as for me, my prayer is unto thee, O LORD, in an acceptable time: O God, in the multitude of thy mercy hear me, in the truth of thy salvation.

Psalm 51:1
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came unto him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.

Isaiah 63:7
I will mention the lovingkindnesses of the LORD, and the praises of the LORD, according to all that the LORD hath bestowed on us, and the great goodness toward the house of Israel, which he hath bestowed on them according to his mercies, and according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses.







Lexicon
Answer me,
עֲנֵ֣נִי (‘ă·nê·nî)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6030: To answer, respond

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

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

Your loving devotion
חַסְדֶּ֑ךָ (ḥas·de·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2617: Kindness, piety, reproof, beauty

is good;
ט֣וֹב (ṭō·wḇ)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2896: Pleasant, agreeable, good

turn
פְּנֵ֣ה (pə·nêh)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6437: To turn, to face, appear, look

to me
אֵלָֽי׃ (’ê·lāy)
Preposition | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 413: Near, with, among, to

in keeping with Your great
כְּרֹ֥ב (kə·rōḇ)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 7230: Multitude, abundance, greatness

compassion.
רַ֝חֲמֶ֗יךָ (ra·ḥă·me·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7356: Compassion, the womb, a maiden
Verse 16. - Hear me, O Lord, for thy loving kindness is good (comp. ver. 13). Turn unto me according to the multitude of thy tender mercies. The psalmist implies that God's face had been for some time turned away from him, and begs to be restored to favour. 69:13-21 Whatever deep waters of affliction or temptation we sink into, whatever floods of trouble or ungodly men seem ready to overwhelm us, let us persevere in prayer to our Lord to save us. The tokens of God's favour to us are enough to keep our spirits from sinking in the deepest outward troubles. If we think well of God, and continue to do so under the greatest hardships, we need not fear but he will do well for us. And if at any time we are called on to suffer reproach and shame, for Christ's sake, this may be our comfort, that he knows it. It bears hard on one that knows the worth of a good name, to be oppressed with a bad one; but when we consider what a favour it is to be accounted worthy to suffer shame for the name of Jesus, we shall see that there is no reason why it should be heart-breaking to us. The sufferings of Christ were here particularly foretold, which proves the Scripture to be the word of God; and how exactly these predictions were fulfilled in Jesus Christ, which proves him to be the true Messiah. The vinegar and the gall given to him, were a faint emblem of that bitter cup which he drank up, that we might drink the cup of salvation. We cannot expect too little from men, miserable comforters are they all; nor can we expect too much from the God of all comfort and consolation.
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