Compare Translations for Psalm 5:3

Psalm 5:3 ASV
O Jehovah, in the morning shalt thou hear my voice; In the morning will I order [my prayer] unto thee, and will keep watch.
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Psalm 5:3 BBE
My voice will come to you in the morning, O Lord; in the morning will I send my prayer to you, and keep watch.
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Psalm 5:3 CEB
LORD, in the morning you hear my voice. In the morning I lay it all out before you. Then I wait expectantly.
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Psalm 5:3 CJB
ADONAI, in the morning you will hear my voice; in the morning I lay my needs before you and wait expectantly.
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Psalm 5:3 RHE
(5-4) For to thee will I pray: O Lord, in the morning thou shalt hear my voice.
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Psalm 5:3 ESV
O LORD, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for you and watch.
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Psalm 5:3 GW
In the morning, O LORD, hear my voice. In the morning I lay my needs in front of you, and I wait.
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Psalm 5:3 GNT
you hear my voice in the morning; at sunrise I offer my prayer and wait for your answer.
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Psalm 5:3 HNV
LORD, in the morning shall you hear my voice. In the morning I will lay my requests before you, and will watch expectantly.
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Psalm 5:3 CSB
At daybreak, Lord, You hear my voice; at daybreak I plead my case to You and watch expectantly.
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Psalm 5:3 KJV
My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up .
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Psalm 5:3 LEB
O Yahweh, in [the] morning you will hear my voice. In [the] morning I will set forth [my case] to you and I will watch.
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Psalm 5:3 NAS
In the morning, O LORD, You will hear my voice; In the morning I will order my prayer to You and eagerly watch.
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Psalm 5:3 NCV
Lord, every morning you hear my voice. Every morning, I tell you what I need, and I wait for your answer.
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Psalm 5:3 NIRV
Lord, in the morning you hear my voice. In the morning I pray to you. I wait for you in hope.
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Psalm 5:3 NIV
In the morning, O LORD, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation.
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Psalm 5:3 NKJV
My voice You shall hear in the morning, O Lord; In the morning I will direct it to You, And I will look up.
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Psalm 5:3 NLT
Listen to my voice in the morning, LORD. Each morning I bring my requests to you and wait expectantly.
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Psalm 5:3 NRS
O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I plead my case to you, and watch.
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Psalm 5:3 RSV
O LORD, in the morning thou dost hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for thee, and watch.
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Psalm 5:3 DBY
Jehovah, in the morning shalt thou hear my voice; in the morning will I address myself to thee, and will look up.
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Psalm 5:3 MSG
Every morning you'll hear me at it again. Every morning I lay out the pieces of my life on your altar and watch for fire to descend.
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Psalm 5:3 WBT
My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct [my prayer] to thee, and will look up.
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Psalm 5:3 TMB
My voice shalt Thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto Thee and will look up.
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Psalm 5:3 TNIV
In the morning, LORD, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.
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Psalm 5:3 WEB
Yahweh, in the morning shall you hear my voice. In the morning I will lay my requests before you, and will watch expectantly.
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Psalm 5:3 WYC
hear thou early my voice. Early I shall stand nigh to thee, and I shall see; (hear thou my voice in the morning. Early in the morning I shall stand near to thee, and I shall see thee;)
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Psalm 5:3 YLT
Jehovah, [at] morning Thou hearest my voice, [At] morning I set in array for Thee, And I look out.
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Psalms 5 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 5

God will certainly hear prayer: David gives to God the glory, and takes to himself the comfort. (1-6) He prayed for himself, that God would guide him, and for all the Lord's people, that God would give them joy, and keep them safe. (7-12)

Verses 1-6 God is a prayer-hearing God. Such he has always been, and he is still as ready to hear prayer as ever. The most encouraging principle of prayer, and the most powerful plea in prayer, is, to look upon him as our King and our God. David also prays to a sin-hating God. sin is folly, and sinners are the greatest of all fools; fools of their own making. Wicked people hate God; justly are they hated of him, and this will be their endless misery and ruin. Let us learn the importance of truth and sincerity, in all the affairs of life. Liars and murderers resemble the devil, and are his children, therefore it may well be expected that God should abhor them. These were the characters of David's enemies; and such as these are still the enemies of Christ and his people.

Verses 7-12 David prayed often alone, yet was very constant in attendance on public worship. The mercy of God should ever be the foundation both of our hope and of our joy, in every thing wherein we have to do with him. Let us learn to pray, not for ourselves only, but for others; grace be with all that love Christ in sincerity. The Divine blessing comes down upon us through Jesus Christ, the righteous or just One, as of old it did upon Israel through David, whom God protected, and placed upon the throne. Thou, O Christ, art the righteous Saviour, thou art the King of Israel, thou art the Fountain of blessing to all believers; thy favour is the defence and protection of thy church.

Psalms 5 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 5

Psalms 5:1-12 . Upon Nehiloth--flutes or wind instruments. The writer begs to be heard, on the ground of God's regard for His covenant-people and true worshippers as contrasted with His holy hatred to the wicked. He prays for divine guidance, on account of his watchful, malignant, and deceitful enemies; and for their destruction as being also God's enemies. At the same time he expresses his confidence that God will extend aid to His people.

1. meditation--moanings of that half-uttered form to which deep feeling gives rise--groanings, as in Romans 8:26 Romans 8:27 .

2. Hearken--incline the ear ( Psalms 10:17 ; compare Psalms 61:2 )--give close attention.
my cry--that is, for help ( Psalms 61:2 , Jeremiah 8:19 ).
my King--thus by covenant relation interested in my cause.

3. direct--literally, "set in order," as the showbread was placed or set in order ( Exodus 40:23 ).

4. For, &c.--God only regards sincere worshippers.
evil--or, "the evil man."
dwell--lodge, remain under protection.

5. foolish--vainglorious and insolent.
iniquity--especially such as denotes a negation, or defect, that is, of moral principle.

6. leasing--a lie.
the bloody . . . man--literally, "man of blood"--murderer.

7. But--as in Psalms 2:6 , literally, "and."
house--( 1 Chronicles 9:23 ), the tabernacle.
temple--literally, "palace," applied to God's residence, the Holy of Holies ( 1 Samuel 3:3 , 2 Samuel 22:7 ); the inner part of the tabernacle.
toward--not in; the high priest alone was allowed to enter.

8. enemies--literally, "watchers" ( Psalms 27:11 ), hence special need of guidance.
in thy righteousness--an attribute implying faithfulness in promises as well as threatenings.
make thy way straight--that is, make the way of providence plain.

9. The wicked are not reliable because by nature they are full of wickedness, or literally, "wickednesses," of every kind ( Romans 8:7 ).
sepulchre--a dwelling-place of corruption, emitting moral putridness.
flatter--or, "make smooth."
their tongue--speaks deceitfully.

10. Destroy--or, "condemn" them to destruction as guilty.

11. defendest--(compare Margin).
love thy name--Thy manifested perfections ( Psalms 9:10 ).

12. with favour--or, "acceptance," alluding to the favor shown to an acceptable offering and worshipper ( Leviticus 7:18 , 19:7 ).
shield--(compare Psalms 3:3 ).