Psalm 116:1 {114:1}
Good News Translation
I love the LORD, because he hears me; he listens to my prayers.

Contemporary English Version
I love you, LORD! You answered my prayers.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I have loved, because the Lord will hear the voice of my prayer.

New American Bible
I love the LORD, who listened to my voice in supplication,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I have loved, because the Lord will hear the voice of my prayer.

A.

3468, B.C.

536. From several instances of the Chaldee dialect being used in this Psalm, it appears to have been written after the Babylonian captivity.

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Psalm 18:1-5 Unto the end, for David, the servant of the Lord, who spoke to the Lord the words of this canticle, in the day that the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul: and he said: [2] I will love thee, O Lord, my strength: . . .

Psalm 119:132 Look thou upon me, and have mercy on me according to the judgment of them that love thy name.

Mark 12:33 And that he should be loved with the whole heart and with the whole understanding and with the whole soul and with the whole strength. And to love one's neighbour as one's self is a greater thing than all holocausts and sacrifices.

John 21:17 He said to him the third time: Simon, son of John, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he had said to him the third time: Lovest thou me? And he said to him: Lord, thou knowest all things: thou knowest that I love thee. He said to him: Feed my sheep.

1 John 4:19 Let us therefore love God: because God first hath loved us.

1 John 5:2,3 In this we know that we love the children of God: when we love God and keep his commandments. . . .

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Psalm 18:6 In my affliction I called upon the Lord, and I cried to my God: And he heard my voice from his holy temple: and my cry before him came into his ears.

Psalm 31:22,23 But I said in the excess of my mind: I am cast away from before thy eyes. Therefore thou hast heard the voice of my prayer, when I cried to thee. . . .

Psalm 34:3,4 O magnify the Lord with me; and let us extol his name together. . . .

Psalm 40:1 Unto the end, a psalm for David himself. [2] With expectation I have waited for the Lord, and he was attentive to me.

Psalm 66:19,20 Therefore hath God heard me, and hath attended to the voice of my supplication. . . .

Psalm 69:33 For the Lord hath heard the poor: and hath not despised his prisoners.

Genesis 35:2 And Jacob having called together all his household, said: Cast away the strange gods that are among you, and be cleansed, and change your garments.

1 Samuel 1:26 And Anna said: I beseech thee, my lord, as thy soul liveth, my lord: I am that woman, who stood before thee here praying to the Lord.

John 16:24 Hitherto, you have not asked any thing in my name. Ask, and you shall receive; that your joy may be full.

Context
The LORD Has Heard My Voice
1I have loved, because the Lord will hear the voice of my prayer.2Because he hath inclined his ear unto me: and in my days I will call upon him.…
Cross References
Psalm 6:8
Depart from me, all ye workers of iniquity: for the Lord hath heard the voice of my weeping.

Psalm 6:9
The Lord hath heard my supplication: the Lord hath received my prayer.

Psalm 18:1
Unto the end, for David, the servant of the Lord, who spoke to the Lord the words of this canticle, in the day that the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul: and he said: [2] I will love thee, O Lord, my strength:

Psalm 66:19
Therefore hath God heard me, and hath attended to the voice of my supplication.

Psalm 118:21
I will give glory to thee because thou hast heard me: and art become my salvation.

Psalm 140:6
I said to the Lord: Thou art my God: hear, O Lord, the voice of my supplication.

Isaiah 37:17
Incline, O Lord, thy ear, and hear: open, O Lord, thy eyes, and see, and hear all the words of Sennacherib, which he hath sent to blaspheme the living God.

Daniel 9:18
Incline, O my God, thy ear, and hear: open thy eyes, and see our desolation, and the city upon which thy name is called: for it is not for our justifications that we present our prayers before thy face, but for the multitude of thy tender mercies.

Additional Translations
I love the LORD, for He has heard my voice—my appeal for mercy.I love the LORD, because he has heard my voice and my supplications.

I love Jehovah, because he heareth My voice and my supplications.

Alleluia. I am well pleased, because the Lord will hearken to the voice of my supplication.

I love Jehovah, for he hath heard my voice [and] my supplications;

I LOVE the LORD, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications.

I love the LORD, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications.

I love Yahweh, because he listens to my voice, and my cries for mercy.

I have loved, because Jehovah heareth My voice, my supplication,
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