Confidence in God's Protection.

1 1Hear my cry, O God; 2Give heed to my prayer.

References for Psalms 61:1

2 From the 3end of the earth I call to You when my heart is 4faint; Lead me to 5the rock that is higher than I.

References for Psalms 61:2

3 For You have been a 6refuge for me, A 7tower of strength against * the enemy.

References for Psalms 61:3

4 Let me 8dwell in Your tent forever; Let me 9take refuge in the shelter of Your wings. Selah.

References for Psalms 61:4

    • b 61:4 - Or "sojourn"
    • c 61:4 - "Selah" may mean: "Pause, Crescendo" or "Musical interlude"
      5 For You have heard my 10vows, O God; You have given me the inheritance of those who 11fear Your name.
      6 You will 12prolong the king's life; His years will be as many generations.

      References for Psalms 61:6

        • d 61:6 - Lit "add days to"
        • e 61:6 - Lit "days"
          7 He will abide 13before God forever; Appoint 14lovingkindness and truth that they may preserve him.

          References for Psalms 61:7

            • f 61:7 - Or "sit enthroned"
              8 So I will 15sing praise to Your name forever, That I may 16pay my vows day by day.

              References for Psalms 61:8