Psalms 88:1

A song. A psalm of the Sons of Korah. For the director of music. According to mahalath leannoth. A maskil of Heman the Ezrahite.

1 [a][b][c]LORD, you are the God who saves me; day and night I cry out to you.

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Psalms 88:1 in Other Translations

1 O LORD God of my salvation, I have cried day and night before thee:
1 O LORD, God of my salvation; I cry out day and night before you.
1 O LORD, God of my salvation, I cry out to you by day. I come to you at night.
1 God, you're my last chance of the day. I spend the night on my knees before you.
1 Lord, God of my salvation, I cry out before You day and night.

Psalms 88:1 In-Context

1 LORD, you are the God who saves me; day and night I cry out to you.
2 May my prayer come before you; turn your ear to my cry.
3 I am overwhelmed with troubles and my life draws near to death.
4 I am counted among those who go down to the pit; I am like one without strength.
5 I am set apart with the dead, like the slain who lie in the grave, whom you remember no more, who are cut off from your care.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Psalms 51:14
  • 2. Psalms 3:4; Psalms 22:2; Psalms 27:9; Luke 18:7

Footnotes 3

  • [a]. In Hebrew texts 88:1-18 is numbered 88:2-19.
  • [b]. Title: Possibly a tune, “The Suffering of Affliction”
  • [c]. Title: Probably a literary or musical term
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