Psalms 116:4

4 Then I called on the name of the Lord: "O Lord, I pray, save my life!"

Psalms 116:4 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 116:4

Then called I upon the name of the Lord
Upon the Lord himself in prayer for speedy deliverance; or "in the name of the Lord" {h}, in the name of the Messiah, the only Mediator between God and man; "saying", as follows, and which word may be supplied,

O Lord, I beseech thee, deliver my soul;
from these sorrows and pains, from these afflictions and distresses, from death and the grave, and from wrath, and a sense of it, and fears about it.


FOOTNOTES:

F8 (hwhy Mvb) "in nomine Domini", Montanus, Musculus, Vatablus.

Psalms 116:4 In-Context

2 Because he inclined his ear to me, therefore I will call on him as long as I live.
3 The snares of death encompassed me; the pangs of Sheol laid hold on me; I suffered distress and anguish.
4 Then I called on the name of the Lord: "O Lord, I pray, save my life!"
5 Gracious is the Lord, and righteous; our God is merciful.
6 The Lord protects the simple; when I was brought low, he saved me.