Security in God

For the choir director: on stringed instruments. Davidic.

1 God, hear my cry; pay attention to my prayer.a

References for Psalms 61:1

    • a 61:1 - Ps 17:1; 88:2; 142:6
      2 I call to You from the ends of the earth when my heart is without strength. Lead me to a rock that is high above me,b

      References for Psalms 61:2

          3 for You have been a refuge for me, a strong towerc in the face of the enemy.

          References for Psalms 61:3

              4 I will live in Your tent forever and take refuge under the shelter of Your wings.d Selah

              References for Psalms 61:4

                • d 61:4 - Ps 17:8; 91:4; Ru 2:12
                  5 God, You have heard my vows; You have given a heritage to those who fear Your name.
                  6 Add days to the king's life; may his years span many generations.
                  7 May he sit enthroned before God forever;e appoint faithful love and truth to guard him.f

                  References for Psalms 61:7

                    • e 61:7 - Ps 9:7; 29:10; 102:12
                    • f 61:7 - Ps 40:11
                      8 Then I will continually sing of Your name, fulfilling my vows day by day.