New Living Translation
But as for me, I am poor and needy; please hurry to my aid, O God. You are my helper and my savior; O LORD, do not delay.
King James Bible
But I am poor and needy: make haste unto me, O God: thou art my help and my deliverer; O LORD, make no tarrying.
Darby Bible Translation
But I am afflicted and needy: make haste unto me, O God. Thou art my help and my deliverer: O Jehovah, make no delay.
World English Bible
But I am poor and needy. Come to me quickly, God. You are my help and my deliverer. Yahweh, don't delay.
Young's Literal Translation
And I am poor and needy, O God, haste to me, My help and my deliverer art Thou, O Jehovah, tarry Thou not!
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CommentaryPsalm 70:5 Parallel Commentaries
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
O LORD, do not stay far away! You are my strength; come quickly to my aid!
As for me, since I am poor and needy, let the Lord keep me in his thoughts. You are my helper and my savior. O my God, do not delay.
I am suffering and in pain. Rescue me, O God, by your saving power.
But may all who search for you be filled with joy and gladness in you. May those who love your salvation repeatedly shout, "God is great!"
O God, don't stay away. My God, please hurry to help me.
A prayer of David. Bend down, O LORD, and hear my prayer; answer me, for I need your help.
A psalm of David. O LORD, I am calling to you. Please hurry! Listen when I cry to you for help!
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