Psalm 61 DBY

1 {To the chief Musician. On a stringed instrument. [A Psalm] of David.} Hear, O God, my cry; attend unto my prayer.
2 From the end of the earth a will I call unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: thou wilt lead me on to a rock which is too high for me. b

References for Psalms 61:2

    • ǚ 61:2 - As Ps. 58.2.
    • Ǟ 61:2 - Or 'which is higher than I.'
      3 For thou hast been a refuge for me, a strong tower from before the enemy.
      4 I will sojourn in thy tent for ever; I will take refuge c in the covert of thy wings. Selah.

      References for Psalms 61:4

        • ǟ 61:4 - Or 'Let me sojourn -- let me take refuge:' cohortatives.
          5 For thou, O God, hast heard my vows; thou hast given [me] the inheritance of those that fear thy name.
          6 Thou wilt add days to the days of the king: his years shall be as many generations. d

          References for Psalms 61:6

            • Ǡ 61:6 - Lit. 'as generation and generation.'
              7 He shall abide e before God for ever: bestow loving-kindness and truth, that they may preserve him.

              References for Psalms 61:7

                • ǡ 61:7 - Or 'dwell;' as 'sat,' 2Sam. 7.18.
                  8 So will I sing forth thy name for ever, performing my vows from day to day.