A song of ascents.

Hope for the Redemption of Yahweh

1 Out of [the] depths I call to you, O Yahweh.

References for Psalms 130:1

    • a 130:1 - The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm
      2 "O Lord, hear my voice. Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications.
      3 If you, O Yah, should {keep track of} iniquities, O Lord, who could stand?

      References for Psalms 130:3

        • b 130:3 - A shortened form of "Yahweh"
        • c 130:3 - Literally "keep"
          4 But with you [is] forgiveness, so that you may be feared."
          5 I await Yahweh; my soul awaits, and I wait for his word.

          References for Psalms 130:5

            • d 130:5 - Or "hope," here and v. 7, though the Hebrew uses a different verbal stem in v. 7
              6 My soul [waits] for the Lord more than watchmen for the morning. Yes, [more than] watchmen for the morning.
              7 O Israel, wait for Yahweh. For with Yahweh [there is] loyal love, and with him [there is] abundant redemption.

              References for Psalms 130:7

                  8 And he will redeem Israel from all its iniquities.