New American Standard Bible
Answer me, O LORD, for Your lovingkindness is good; According to the greatness of Your compassion, turn to me,
King James Bible
Hear me, O LORD; for thy lovingkindness is good: turn unto me according to the multitude of thy tender mercies.
Darby Bible Translation
Answer me, O Jehovah; for thy loving-kindness is good: according to the abundance of thy tender mercies, turn toward me;
World English Bible
Answer me, Yahweh, for your loving kindness is good. According to the multitude of your tender mercies, turn to me.
Young's Literal Translation
Answer me, O Jehovah, for good is Thy kindness, According to the abundance Of Thy mercies turn Thou unto me,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Hear me, O L RD, for thy lovingkindness is good - Thy mercy - thy favor - is good; that is, it is ample, abundant, great: it delights in deeds of mercy; in acts of benevolence. This was the only ground of his plea; and this was enough. Compare Psalm 63:3.
Turn unto me - Incline thine ear unto me; turn not away, but be favorable to me.
According to the multitude of thy tender mercies - See the notes at Psalm 51:1. He felt that he had occasion for the exercise of "all" the mercy of God; that the case was one which could be reached only by the exercise of the highest kindness and compassion.
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Turn to me and be gracious to me, For I am lonely and afflicted.
For the choir director. A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba. Be gracious to me, O God, according to Your lovingkindness; According to the greatness of Your compassion blot out my transgressions.
Because Your lovingkindness is better than life, My lips will praise You.
Turn to me, and be gracious to me; Oh grant Your strength to Your servant, And save the son of Your handmaid.
And He remembered His covenant for their sake, And relented according to the greatness of His lovingkindness.
But You, O GOD, the Lord, deal kindly with me for Your name's sake; Because Your lovingkindness is good, deliver me;
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