New American Standard Bible
Incline Your ear to me, rescue me quickly; Be to me a rock of strength, A stronghold to save me.
King James Bible
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.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Bow down thine ear to me - As He does who inclines His ear toward one whom He is willing to hear, or whom He is desirous of hearing. See the notes at Psalm 17:6.
Deliver me speedily - Without delay. Or, hasten to deliver me. It is right to pray to be delivered from all evil; equally right to pray to be delivered immediately.
For an house of defense to save me - A fortified house; a house made safe and strong. It is equivalent to praying that he might have a secure abode or dwelling-place.
Library'Into Thy Hands'
'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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2 Kings 19:16
"Incline Your ear, O LORD, and hear; open Your eyes, O LORD, and see; and listen to the words of Sennacherib, which he has sent to reproach the living God.
I have called upon You, for You will answer me, O God; Incline Your ear to me, hear my speech.
The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge; My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.
In Your righteousness deliver me and rescue me; Incline Your ear to me and save me.
Be to me a rock of habitation to which I may continually come; You have given commandment to save me, For You are my rock and my fortress.
A Prayer of David. Incline Your ear, O LORD, and answer me; For I am afflicted and needy.
Let my prayer come before You; Incline Your ear to my cry!
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