Psalm 118:5
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New Living Translation
In my distress I prayed to the LORD, and the LORD answered me and set me free.

King James Bible
I called upon the LORD in distress: the LORD answered me, and set me in a large place.

Darby Bible Translation
I called upon Jah in distress; Jah answered me and set me in a large place.

World English Bible
Out of my distress, I called on Yah. Yah answered me with freedom.

Young's Literal Translation
From the straitness I called Jah, Jah answered me in a broad place.

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Psalm 118:5 Parallel Commentaries
The Monk Nilus.
Nilus was born at Rossano, in Calabria, in the year 910, of an old Greek family. His pious parents, to whom only one child, a daughter, had been given, besought the Lord that he would give them a son. This prayer was heard, and that son was Nilus. They carried the child to the church, and consecrated him to the service of God. On that account, also, they gave him the name of Nilus, after a venerated monk of the fifth century, distinguished by his spirit of vital Christianity, and to whose example
Augustus Neander—Light in the Dark Places

Letter X (In the Same Year) the Same, when Bishop
The Same, When Bishop He exhorts him to adorn the dignity which he had obtained without preceding merits, by a holy life. 1. Charity gives me boldness, my very dear friend, to speak to you with great confidence. The episcopal seat which you have lately obtained requires a man of many merits; and I see with grief none of these in you, or at least not sufficient, to have preceded your elevation. For your mode of life and your past occupations seem in nowise to have been befitting the episcopal office.
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

The Evolution of Early Congregationalism the Stone which the Builders Rejected is Become the Head of the Corner. --Psalm cxviii
CHAPTER I THE EVOLUTION OF EARLY CONGREGATIONALISM The stone which the builders rejected is become the head of the corner.--Psalm cxviii, 22. The colonists of Plymouth, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Haven were grounded in the system which became known as Congregational, and later as Congregationalism. At the outset they differed not at all in creed, and only in some respects in polity, from the great Puritan body in England, out of which they largely came.[a] For more than forty years before
M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.—The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut

Epistle vii. To Anastasius, Patriarch of Antioch .
To Anastasius, Patriarch of Antioch [1310] . Gregory to Anastasius, &c. I have found what your Blessedness has written to be as rest to the weary, as health to the sick, as a fountain to the thirsty, as shade to the oppressed with heat. For those words of yours did not seem even to be expressed by the tongue of the flesh, inasmuch as you so disclosed the spiritual love which you bear me as if your soul itself were speaking. But very hard was that which followed, in that your love enjoined me to
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Cross References
2 Samuel 22:20
He led me to a place of safety; he rescued me because he delights in me.

2 Chronicles 33:12
But while in deep distress, Manasseh sought the LORD his God and sincerely humbled himself before the God of his ancestors.

Psalm 18:6
But in my distress I cried out to the LORD; yes, I prayed to my God for help. He heard me from his sanctuary; my cry to him reached his ears.

Psalm 18:19
He led me to a place of safety; he rescued me because he delights in me.

Psalm 22:21
Snatch me from the lion's jaws and from the horns of these wild oxen.

Psalm 86:7
I will call to you whenever I'm in trouble, and you will answer me.

Psalm 116:4
Then I called on the name of the LORD: "Please, LORD, save me!"

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