King James Version
Bow down thine ear to me; deliver me speedily: be thou my strong rock, for an house of defence to save me.
Darby Bible Translation
Incline thine ear to me, deliver me speedily; be a strong rock to me, a house of defence to save me.
World English Bible
Bow down your ear to me. Deliver me speedily. Be to me a strong rock, a house of defense to save me.
Young's Literal Translation
Incline unto me Thine ear hastily, deliver me, Be to me for a strong rock, For a house of bulwarks to save me.
Psalm 31:2 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
my...: Heb. to me for rock of strength
Bow down thine ear to me; deliver me speedily: be thou my strong rock, for an house of defence to save me.Psalm 31:2 Parallel Commentaries
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'Into Thine hand I commit my spirit: Thou hast redeemed me, O Lord God of truth.'--PSALM xxxi. 5. The first part of this verse is consecrated for ever by our Lord's use of it on the Cross. Is it not wonderful that, at that supreme hour, He deigned to take an unknown singer's words as His words? What an honour to that old saint that Jesus Christ, dying, should find nothing that more fully corresponded to His inmost heart at that moment than the utterance of the Psalmist long ago! How His mind must …
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LORD, bow down thine ear, and hear: open, LORD, thine eyes, and see: and hear the words of Sennacherib, which hath sent him to reproach the living God.
I have called upon thee, for thou wilt hear me, O God: incline thine ear unto me, and hear my speech.
The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
Deliver me in thy righteousness, and cause me to escape: incline thine ear unto me, and save me.
Be thou my strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou art my rock and my fortress.
A Prayer of David. Bow down thine ear, O LORD, hear me: for I am poor and needy.
Let my prayer come before thee: incline thine ear unto my cry;
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