Psalms 30:8

8 To you, LORD, I called; to the Lord I cried for mercy:

Psalms 30:8 in Other Translations

8 I cried to thee, O LORD; and unto the LORD I made supplication.
8 To you, O LORD, I cry, and to the Lord I plead for mercy:
8 I cried out to you, O LORD . I begged the Lord for mercy, saying,
8 I called out to you, God; I laid my case before you:
8 Lord, I called to You; I sought favor from my Lord:

Psalms 30:8 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 30:8

I cried to thee, O Lord
In his trouble, when the Lord had hid his face from him, and he was sensible that he had departed from him: he was not stupid and unaffected with it; nor did he turn his back upon God, and seek to others; but he cried after a departing God, which showed love to him, and some degree of faith in him, by looking again towards his holy temple, and waiting upon him until he returned;

and unto the Lord I made supplication;
in the most humble manner; entreating his grace and mercy, and that he would again show him his face and favour.

Psalms 30:8 In-Context

6 When I felt secure, I said, “I will never be shaken.”
7 LORD, when you favored me, you made my royal mountain stand firm; but when you hid your face, I was dismayed.
8 To you, LORD, I called; to the Lord I cried for mercy:
9 “What is gained if I am silenced, if I go down to the pit? Will the dust praise you? Will it proclaim your faithfulness?
10 Hear, LORD, and be merciful to me; LORD, be my help.”
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