Psalm 120:1

A song of ascents.

1 I call on the LORD in my distress, and he answers me.

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Read Psalm 120:1 Using Other Translations

In my distress I cried unto the LORD, and he heard me.
In my distress I called to the LORD, and he answered me.
I took my troubles to the LORD ; I cried out to him, and he answered my prayer.

What does Psalm 120:1 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Psalms 120:1

In my distress I cried unto the Lord
Being at a distance from his own country, or, however, from the house of God; persecuted by men, under the lash of their tongues; reproached, abused, and belied by them: in this his case and circumstances, he betook himself by prayer to the Lord, and importuned help and deliverance of him, knowing that none could help him as he; see ( Psalms 18:6 ) ;

and he heard me;
answered him, and delivered him. The petition he put up follows, which shows his case, and his particular distress.

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