Psalm 4:1
Good News Translation
Answer me when I pray, O God, my defender! When I was in trouble, you helped me. Be kind to me now and hear my prayer.

Contemporary English Version
You are my God and protector. Please answer my prayer. I was in terrible distress, but you set me free. Now have pity and listen as I pray.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Unto the end, in verses. A psalm for David. [2] When I called upon him, the God of my justice heard me: when I was in distress, thou hast enlarged me. Have mercy on me: and hear my prayer.

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Unto the end, in verses. A psalm for David. [2] When I called upon him, the God of my justice heard me: when I was in distress, thou hast enlarged me. Have mercy on me: and hear my prayer.

(Title) chief Musician.

Psalm 22:1 Unto the end, for the morning protection, a psalm for David. [2] O God my God, look upon me: why hast thou forsaken me? Far from my salvation are the words of my sins.

Psalm 42:1 Unto the end, understanding for the sons of Core. [2] As the hart panteth after the fountains of water; so my soul panteth after thee, O God.

Psalm 45:1 Unto the end, for them that shall be changed, for the sons of Core, for understanding. A canticle for the Beloved. [2] My heart hath uttered a good word: I speak my works to the king: My tongue is the pen of a scrivener that writeth swiftly.

1 Chronicles 25:1-6 Moreover David and the chief officers of the army separated for the ministry the sons of Asaph, and of Heman, and of Idithun: to prophesy with harps, and with psalteries, and with cymbals according to their number serving in their appointed office. . . .

Neginoth

Psalm 6:1 Unto the end, in verses, a psalm for David, for the octave. [2] O Lord, rebuke me not in thy indignation, nor chastise me in thy wrath.

Psalm 67:1 Unto the end, in hymns, a psalm of a canticle for David. [2] May God have mercy on us, and bless us: may he cause the light of his countenance to shine upon us, and may he have mercy on us.

Psalm 76:1 Unto the end, in praises, a psalm for Asaph: a canticle to the Assyrians. [2] In Judea God is known: his name is great in Israel.

Habakkuk 3:19 The Lord God is my strength: and he will make my feet like the feet of harts: and he the conqueror will lead me upon my high places singing psalms.

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Psalm 11:7 He shall rain snares upon sinners: fire and brimstone, and storms of winds, shall be the portion of their cup. [8] For the Lord is just, and hath loved justice: his countenance hath beheld righteousness.

Psalm 24:5 He shall receive a blessing from the Lord, and mercy from God his Saviour.

Psalm 41:12 But thou hast upheld me by reason of my innocence: and hast established me in thy sight for ever.

Isaiah 45:24 For every knee shall be bowed to me, and every tongue shall swear.

Jeremiah 23:6 In those days shall Juda be saved, and Israel shall dwell confidently: and this is the name that they shall call him: The Lord our just one.

1 Corinthians 1:30 But of him are you in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom and justice and sanctification and redemption:

2 Corinthians 5:20,21 For Christ therefore we are ambassadors, God as it were exhorting by us, for Christ, we beseech you, be reconciled to God. . . .

thou

Psalm 18:18,19 They prevented me in the day of my affliction: and the Lord became my protector. . . .

Psalm 31:8 And thou hast not shut me up in the hands of the enemy: thou hast set my feet in a spacious place.

Psalm 40:1-3 Unto the end, a psalm for David himself. [2] With expectation I have waited for the Lord, and he was attentive to me. . . .

Psalm 116:6,16 The Lord is the keeper of little ones: I was humbled, and he delivered me. . . .

1 Samuel 17:37 And David said: The Lord who delivered me out of the paw of the lion, and out of the paw of the bear, he will deliver me out of the hand of this Philistine. And Saul said to David: Go, and the Lord be with thee.

1 Samuel 19:11,12 Saul therefore sent his guards to David's house to watch him, that he might be killed in the morning. And when Michol, David's wife, had told him this, saying: Unless thou save thyself this night, to morrow thou wilt die: . . .

1 Samuel 23:26-28 And Saul went on this side of the mountain: and David and his men were on the other side of the mountain: and David despaired of being able to escape from the face of Saul: and Saul and his men encompassed David and his men round about, to take them. . . .

Job 36:16 Therefore he shall set thee at large out of the narrow mouth, and which hath no foundation under it: and the rest of thy table shall be full of fatness.

2 Corinthians 1:8,10 For we would not have you ignorant, brethren, of our tribulation which came to us in Asia: that we were pressed out of measure above our strength, so that we were weary even of life. . . .

have mercy upon me.

Psalm 56:1 Unto the end, for a people that is removed at a distance from the sanctuary: for David, for an inscription of a title (or pillar) when the Philistines held him in Geth. [2] Have mercy on me, O God, for man hath trodden me under foot; all the day long he hath afflicted me fighting against me.

Psalm 57:1 Unto the end, destroy not, for David, for an inscription of a title, when he fled from Saul into the cave. [2] Have mercy on me, O God, have mercy on me: for my soul trusteth in thee. And in the shadow of thy wings will I hope, until iniquity pass away.

Psalm 86:3-5 Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I have cried to thee all the day. . . .

Psalm 119:75-77,132 I know, O Lord, that thy judgments are equity: and in thy truth thou hast humbled me. . . .

Psalm 143:2 And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight no man living shall be justified.

Exodus 34:6,7 And when he passed before him, he said: O the Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious, patient and of much compassion, and true, . . .

Context
Answer Me When I Call!
1Unto the end, in verses. A psalm for David. [2] When I called upon him, the God of my justice heard me: when I was in distress, thou hast enlarged me. Have mercy on me: and hear my prayer.2O ye sons of men, how long will you be dull of heart? why do you love vanity, and seek after lying?…
Cross References
Genesis 26:22
Going forward from thence, he digged another well, for which they contended not; therefore he called the name thereof, Latitude, saying: Now hath the Lord given us room, and made us to increase upon the earth.

Psalm 3:4
I have cried to the Lord with my voice: and he hath heard me from his holy hill.

Psalm 17:6
I have cried to thee, for thou, O God, hast heard me: O incline thy ear unto me, and hear my words.

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 18:18
They prevented me in the day of my affliction: and the Lord became my protector.

Psalm 18:19
And he brought me forth into a large place: he saved me, because he was well pleased with me.

Psalm 25:16
Look thou upon me, and have mercy on me; for I am alone and poor.

Psalm 30:10
The Lord hath heard, and hath had mercy on me: the Lord became my helper.

Psalm 39:12
Hear my prayer, O Lord, and my supplication: give ear to my tears. Be no silent: for I am a stranger with thee, and a sojourner as all my fathers were.

Psalm 51:1
Unto the end, a psalm of David, [2] When Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had sinned with Bethsabee. [3] Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy great mercy. And according to the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my iniquity.

Psalm 86:3
Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I have cried to thee all the day.

Psalm 123:3
Have mercy on us, O Lord, have mercy on us: for we are greatly filled with contempt.

Additional Translations
For the choirmaster. With stringed instruments. A Psalm of David. Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have relieved my distress; show me grace and hear my prayer.Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: you have enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy on me, and hear my prayer.

Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness; Thou hast set me at large when I was in distress: Have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.

For the End, a Song of David among thePsalms. When I called upon him, the God of my righteousness heard me: thou hast made room for me in tribulation; pity me, and hearken to my prayer.

{To the chief Musician. On stringed instruments. A Psalm of David.} When I call, answer me, O God of my righteousness: in pressure thou hast enlarged me; be gracious unto me, and hear my prayer.

For the Chief Musician; on stringed instruments. A Psalm of David. Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness; thou hast set me at large when I was in distress: have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.

To the chief Musician on Neginoth, A Psalm of David. Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.

Answer me when I call, God of my righteousness. Give me relief from my distress. Have mercy on me, and hear my prayer.

To the Overseer with Stringed Instruments. -- A Psalm of David. In my calling answer Thou me, O God of my righteousness. In adversity Thou gavest enlargement to me; Favour me, and hear my prayer.
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