Psalm 56:1
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
5329 [e]לַמְנַצֵּ֤חַ ׀
lam-naṣ-ṣê-aḥ
To the Chief MusicianPrep-l, Art | V-Piel-Prtcpl-ms
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
Set toPrep
3123 [e]י֬וֹנַת
yō-w-naṯ
the DoveN-fsc
482 [e]אֵ֣לֶם
’ê-lem
SilentAdj-ms
7350 [e]רְ֭חֹקִים
rə-ḥō-qîm
in Distant LandsAdj-mp
1732 [e]לְדָוִ֣ד
lə-ḏā-wiḏ
of DavidPrep-l | N-proper-ms
4387 [e]מִכְתָּ֑ם
miḵ-tām;
a MichtamN-ms
270 [e]בֶּֽאֱחֹ֨ז
be-’ĕ-ḥōz
when capturedPrep-b | V-Qal-Inf
853 [e]אֹת֖וֹ
’ō-ṯōw
himDirObjM | 3ms
6430 [e]פְלִשְׁתִּ֣ים
p̄ə-liš-tîm
the PhilistinesN-proper-mp
1661 [e]בְּגַֽת׃
bə-ḡaṯ.
in GathPrep-b | N-proper-fs
2603 [e]חָנֵּ֣נִי
ḥān-nê-nî
Be merciful to meV-Qal-Imp-ms | 1cs
430 [e]אֱ֭לֹהִים
’ĕ-lō-hîm
GodN-mp
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
kî-
forConj
7602 [e]שְׁאָפַ֣נִי
šə-’ā-p̄a-nî
would swallow me upV-Qal-Perf-3ms | 1cs
582 [e]אֱנ֑וֹשׁ
’ĕ-nō-wōš;
manN-ms
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
allN-msc
3117 [e]הַ֝יּ֗וֹם
hay-yō-wm,
all dayArt | N-ms
3898 [e]לֹחֵ֥ם
lō-ḥêm
FightingV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
3905 [e]יִלְחָצֵֽנִי׃
yil-ḥā-ṣê-nî.
he oppresses meV-Qal-Imperf-3ms | 1cs









Hebrew Texts
תהילים 56:1 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לַמְנַצֵּ֤חַ ׀ עַל־יֹ֬ונַת אֵ֣לֶם רְ֭חֹקִים לְדָוִ֣ד מִכְתָּ֑ם בֶּֽאֱחֹ֨ז אֹתֹ֖ו פְלִשְׁתִּ֣ים בְּגַֽת׃ חָנֵּ֣נִי אֱ֭לֹהִים כִּֽי־שְׁאָפַ֣נִי אֱנֹ֑ושׁ כָּל־הַ֝יֹּ֗ום לֹחֵ֥ם יִלְחָצֵֽנִי׃

תהילים 56:1 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
למנצח ׀ על־יונת אלם רחקים לדוד מכתם באחז אתו פלשתים בגת׃ חנני אלהים כי־שאפני אנוש כל־היום לחם ילחצני׃

תהילים 56:1 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
למנצח ׀ על־יונת אלם רחקים לדוד מכתם באחז אתו פלשתים בגת׃ חנני אלהים כי־שאפני אנוש כל־היום לחם ילחצני׃

תהילים 56:1 Hebrew Bible
למנצח על יונת אלם רחקים לדוד מכתם באחז אתו פלשתים בגת חנני אלהים כי שאפני אנוש כל היום לחם ילחצני׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For the choir director; according to Jonath elem rehokim. A Mikhtam of David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be gracious to me, O God, for man has trampled upon me; Fighting all day long he oppresses me.

King James Bible
<> Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the choir director: according to "A Silent Dove Far Away." A Davidic Miktam. When the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be gracious to me, God, for man tramples me; he fights and oppresses me all day long.
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