Parallel Bible results for Psalm 28

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Psalm 28

CJB 1 By David: ADONAI, I am calling to you; my Rock, don't be deaf to my cry. For if you answer me with silence, I will be like those who fall in a pit. NIV 1 To you I call, O LORD my Rock; do not turn a deaf ear to me. For if you remain silent, I will be like those who have gone down to the pit. CJB 2 Hear the sound of my prayers when I cry to you, when I lift my hands toward your holy sanctuary. NIV 2 Hear my cry for mercy as I call to you for help, as I lift up my hands toward your Most Holy Place. CJB 3 Don't drag me off with the wicked, with those whose deeds are evil; they speak words of peace to their fellowmen, but evil is in their hearts. NIV 3 Do not drag me away with the wicked, with those who do evil, who speak cordially with their neighbors but harbor malice in their hearts. CJB 4 Pay them back for their deeds, as befits their evil acts; repay them for what they have done, give them what they deserve. NIV 4 Repay them for their deeds and for their evil work; repay them for what their hands have done and bring back upon them what they deserve. CJB 5 For they don't understand the deeds of ADONAI or what he has done. He will break them down; he will not build them up. NIV 5 Since they show no regard for the works of the LORD and what his hands have done, he will tear them down and never build them up again. CJB 6 Blessed be ADONAI, for he heard my voice as I prayed for mercy. NIV 6 Praise be to the LORD, for he has heard my cry for mercy. CJB 7 ADONAI is my strength and shield; in him my heart trusted, and I have been helped. Therefore my heart is filled with joy, and I will sing praises to him. NIV 7 The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped. My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to him in song. CJB 8 ADONAI is strength for [his people], a stronghold of salvation to his anointed. NIV 8 The LORD is the strength of his people, a fortress of salvation for his anointed one. CJB 9 Save your people! Bless your heritage! Shepherd them, and carry them forever! NIV 9 Save your people and bless your inheritance; be their shepherd and carry them forever.