New International Version
You, LORD, hear the desire of the afflicted; you encourage them, and you listen to their cry,
King James Bible
LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear:
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah, thou hast heard the desire of the meek, thou hast established their heart: thou causest thine ear to hear,
World English Bible
Yahweh, you have heard the desire of the humble. You will prepare their heart. You will cause your ear to hear,
Young's Literal Translation
The desire of the humble Thou hast heard, O Jehovah. Thou preparest their heart; Thou causest Thine ear to attend,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Lord, thou hast heard - Thou hast not permitted thy tempted and afflicted followers to pray in vain.
Thou wilt prepare their heart - See the economy of the grace of God:
1. God prepares the heart;
2. Suggests the prayer;
3. Hears what is prayed;
4. Answers the petition.
He who has got a cry in his heart after God, may rest assured that that cry proceeded from a Divine preparation, and that an answer will soon arrive. No man ever had a cry in his heart after salvation, but from God. He who continues to cry shall infallibly be heard.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
thou wilt prepare. or, establish
LibraryOne Saying from Three Men
'The wicked hath said in his heart, I shall not be moved.' --PSALM x. 6. 'Because He is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.' --PSALM xvi. 8. 'And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved.' --PSALM xxx. 6. How differently the same things sound when said by different men! Here are three people giving utterance to almost the same sentiment of confidence. A wicked man says it, and it is insane presumption and defiance. A good man says it, having been lulled into false security by easy times, …
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If you do and they cry out to me, I will certainly hear their cry.
1 Kings 9:3
The LORD said to him: "I have heard the prayer and plea you have made before me; I have consecrated this temple, which you have built, by putting my Name there forever. My eyes and my heart will always be there.
1 Chronicles 29:18
LORD, the God of our fathers Abraham, Isaac and Israel, keep these desires and thoughts in the hearts of your people forever, and keep their hearts loyal to you.
But God will never forget the needy; the hope of the afflicted will never perish.
The eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, and his ears are attentive to their cry;
All my longings lie open before you, Lord; my sighing is not hidden from you.
He fulfills the desires of those who fear him; he hears their cry and saves them.
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