Psalm 55:1 NAS

Prayer for the Destruction of the Treacherous.

1 1Give ear to my prayer, O God; And 2do not hide Yourself from my supplication.

References for Psalms 55:1

Study tools for Psalm 55:1

  • a 55:2 - Or "I must moan"
  • b 55:3 - Or "wickedness"
  • c 55:5 - Lit "shuddering"
  • d 55:6 - Lit "settle down"
  • e 55:7 - "Selah" may mean: "Pause, Crescendo" or "Musical interlude"
  • f 55:9 - Lit "Swallow up"
  • g 55:11 - Or "plaza"
  • h 55:13 - Lit "according to my valuation"
  • i 55:13 - Or "acquaintance"
  • j 55:14 - Lit "counsel;" or "intimacy"
  • k 55:15 - Another reading is "desolations be upon them"
  • l 55:15 - I.e. the nether world
  • m 55:18 - Or "so that none may approach me"
  • n 55:19 - Or "afflict"
  • o 55:19 - Or "abides from"
  • p 55:19 - Lit "are no changes"
  • q 55:20 - Lit "profaned"
  • r 55:21 - Lit "mouth"
  • s 55:22 - Or "what He has given you"
  • t 55:22 - Or "totter"
  • u 55:23 - Or "lowest pit"