2 Samuel 22:7
New International Version
“In my distress I called to the LORD; I called out to my God. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came to his ears.

New Living Translation
But in my distress I cried out to the LORD; yes, I cried to my God for help. He heard me from his sanctuary; my cry reached his ears.

English Standard Version
“In my distress I called upon the LORD; to my God I called. From his temple he heard my voice, and my cry came to his ears.

Berean Study Bible
In my distress I called upon the LORD; I cried out to my God. And from His temple He heard my voice, and my cry for help reached His ears.

King James Bible
In my distress I called upon the LORD, and cried to my God: and he did hear my voice out of his temple, and my cry did enter into his ears.

New King James Version
In my distress I called upon the LORD, And cried out to my God; He heard my voice from His temple, And my cry entered His ears.

New American Standard Bible
“In my distress I called upon the LORD, Yes, I called out to my God; And from His temple He heard my voice, And my cry for help came into His ears.

NASB 1995
“In my distress I called upon the LORD, Yes, I cried to my God; And from His temple He heard my voice, And my cry for help came into His ears.

NASB 1977
“In my distress I called upon the LORD, Yes, I cried to my God; And from His temple He heard my voice, And my cry for help came into His ears.

Amplified Bible
“In my distress I called upon the LORD; I cried out to my God, And from His temple [in the heavens] He heard my voice; My cry for help came into His ears.

Christian Standard Bible
I called to the LORD in my distress; I called to my God. From his temple he heard my voice, and my cry for help reached his ears.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I called to the LORD in my distress; I called to my God. From His temple He heard my voice, and my cry for help reached His ears.

American Standard Version
In my distress I called upon Jehovah; Yea, I called unto my God: And he heard my voice out of his temple, And my cry came into his ears.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
In my suffering I called to LORD JEHOVAH, and to my God I cried out, and he heard my voice from his temple, and my cry before him entered into his ears

Brenton Septuagint Translation
When I am afflicted I will call upon the Lord, and will cry to my God, and he shall hear my voice out of his temple, and my cry shalt come into his ears.

Contemporary English Version
I was in terrible trouble when I called out to you, but from your temple you heard me and answered my prayer.

Douay-Rheims Bible
In my distress I will call upon the Lord, and I will cry to my God: and he will hear my voice out of his temple, and my cry shall come to his ears.

English Revised Version
In my distress I called upon the LORD, yea, I called unto my God: and he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came into his ears.

Good News Translation
In my trouble I called to the LORD; I called to my God for help. In his temple he heard my voice; he listened to my cry for help.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I called on the LORD in my distress. I called to my God for help. He heard my voice from his temple, and my cry for help reached his ears.

International Standard Version
I cried out to the LORD in the middle of my troubles; I cried out to my God. He listened to my voice from his sanctuary, and my call for help was heard.

JPS Tanakh 1917
In my distress I called upon the LORD, Yea, I called unto my God; And out of His temple He heard my voice, And my cry did enter into His ears.

Literal Standard Version
In my adversity I call on YHWH, And I call to my God, And He hears my voice from His temple, And my cry [is] in His ears,

NET Bible
In my distress I called to the LORD; I called to my God. From his heavenly temple he heard my voice; he listened to my cry for help.

New Heart English Bible
In my distress I called upon the LORD, and I cried out to my God. He heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came into his ears.

World English Bible
In my distress I called on Yahweh. Yes, I called to my God. He heard my voice out of his temple. My cry [came] into his ears.

Young's Literal Translation
In mine adversity I call Jehovah, And unto my God I call, And He heareth from His temple my voice, And my cry is in His ears,

Additional Translations ...
Context
David's Song of Deliverance
6The cords of Sheol entangled me; the snares of death confronted me. 7In my distress I called upon the LORD; I cried out to my God. And from His temple He heard my voice, and my cry for help reached His ears. 8Then the earth shook and quaked; the foundations of the heavens trembled; they were shaken because He burned with anger.…

Cross References
Psalm 116:4
Then I called on the name of the LORD: "O LORD, deliver my soul!"

Psalm 120:1
In my distress I cried to the LORD, and He answered me.


Treasury of Scripture

In my distress I called on the LORD, and cried to my God: and he did hear my voice out of his temple, and my cry did enter into his ears.

my distress

Psalm 116:4
Then called I upon the name of the LORD; O LORD, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.

Psalm 120:1
A Song of degrees. In my distress I cried unto the LORD, and he heard me.

Matthew 26:38,39
Then saith he unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death: tarry ye here, and watch with me…

did hear

Exodus 3:7
And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;

Psalm 34:6,15-17
This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles…

out

1 Kings 8:28-30
Yet have thou respect unto the prayer of thy servant, and to his supplication, O LORD my God, to hearken unto the cry and to the prayer, which thy servant prayeth before thee to day: …

Psalm 18:6
In my distress I called upon the LORD, and cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears.

Psalm 27:4
One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to inquire in his temple.

my cry

James 5:4
Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth: and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.









(7) Called . . . cried.--The original words are the same here, although differing in the parallel place in the psalm.

My cry did enter into his ears.--Literally, my cry in his ears, an elliptical expression which is filled out in the psalm, "my cry came before him, even into his ears."



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
In my distress
בַּצַּר־ (baṣ·ṣar-)
Preposition-b, Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 6862: Narrow, a tight place, a pebble, an opponent

I called upon
אֶקְרָ֣א (’eq·rā)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

the LORD;
יְהוָ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

I cried out
אֶקְרָ֑א (’eq·rā)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

to
וְאֶל־ (wə·’el-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

my God.
אֱלֹהַ֖י (’ĕ·lō·hay)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

And from His temple
מֵהֵֽיכָלוֹ֙ (mê·hê·ḵā·lōw)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1964: A large public building, palace, temple

He heard
וַיִּשְׁמַ֤ע (way·yiš·ma‘)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

my voice,
קוֹלִ֔י (qō·w·lî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 6963: A voice, sound

and my cry for help
וְשַׁוְעָתִ֖י (wə·šaw·‘ā·ṯî)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 7775: A cry for help

reached His ears.
בְּאָזְנָֽיו׃ (bə·’ā·zə·nāw)
Preposition-b | Noun - fdc | third person masculine singular
Strong's 241: Broadness, the ear


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