Psalm 61 GW/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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GOD'S WORD Translation (GW) New International Version (NIV)
1 Listen to my cry for help, O God. Pay attention to my prayer. 1 Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer.
2 From the ends of the earth, I call to you when I begin to lose heart. Lead me to the rock that is high above me. 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 You have been my refuge, a tower of strength against the enemy. 3 For you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the foe.
4 would like to be a guest in your tent forever and to take refuge under the protection of your wings. Selah 4 I long to dwell in your tent forever and take refuge in the shelter of your wings. "Selah"
5 O God, you have heard my vows. You have given me the inheritance that belongs to 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 Add days upon days to the life of the king. May his years endure throughout every generation. 6 Increase the days of the king's life, his years for many generations.
7 May he sit enthroned in the presence of God forever. May mercy and truth protect him. 7 May he be enthroned in God's presence forever; appoint your love and faithfulness to protect him.
8 Then I will make music to praise your name forever, as I keep my vows day after day. 8 Then will I ever sing praise to your name and fulfill my vows day after day.