Psalm 61 NKJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 To the Chief Musician. On a stringed instrument. A Psalm of David. Hear my cry, O God; Attend to my prayer. 1 Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer.
2 From the end of the earth I will cry to You, When my heart is overwhelmed; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. 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 shelter for me, A strong tower from the enemy. 3 For you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the foe.
4 I will abide in Your tabernacle forever; I will trust 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, O 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 You will prolong the king's life, His years as many generations. 6 Increase the days of the king's life, his years for many generations.
7 He shall abide before God forever. Oh, prepare mercy and truth, which may preserve him! 7 May he be enthroned in God's presence forever; appoint your love and faithfulness to protect him.
8 So I will sing praise to Your name forever, That I may daily perform my vows. 8 Then will I ever sing praise to your name and fulfill my vows day after day.