Psalm 61 CJB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 For the leader. With stringed instruments. By David: Hear my cry, God; listen to my prayer. 1 Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer.
2 From the end of the earth, with fainting heart, I call out to you. Set me down on a rock far above where I am now. 2 From the ends of the earth I call to you, I call as my heart grows faint; lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
3 For you have been a refuge for me, a tower of strength in the face of the foe. 3 For you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the foe.
4 I will live in your tent forever and find refuge in the shelter of your wings. (Selah) 4 I long to dwell in your tent forever and take refuge in the shelter of your wings. "Selah"
5 For you, God, have heard my vows; you have given me the heritage of those who fear your name. 5 For you have heard my vows, O God; you have given me the heritage of those who fear your name.
6 Prolong the life of the king! May his years go on for many generations. 6 Increase the days of the king's life, his years for many generations.
7 May he be enthroned in God's presence forever! Appoint grace and truth to preserve him! 7 May he be enthroned in God's presence forever; appoint your love and faithfulness to protect him.
8 Then I will sing praise to your name forever, as day after day I fulfill my vows. 8 Then will I ever sing praise to your name and fulfill my vows day after day.