Lamentations 3:56
Modern Translations
New International Version
You heard my plea: "Do not close your ears to my cry for relief."

New Living Translation
You heard me when I cried, “Listen to my pleading! Hear my cry for help!”

English Standard Version
you heard my plea, ‘Do not close your ear to my cry for help!’

Berean Study Bible
You heard my plea: “Do not ignore my cry for relief.”

New American Standard Bible
You have heard my voice, “Do not cover Your ear from my plea for relief, From my cry for help.”

NASB 1995
You have heard my voice, "Do not hide Your ear from my prayer for relief, From my cry for help."

NASB 1977
Thou hast heard my voice, “Do not hide Thine ear from my prayer for relief, From my cry for help.”

Amplified Bible
You have heard my voice, “Do not hide Your ear from my prayer for relief, From my cry for help.”

Christian Standard Bible
You heard my plea: Do not ignore my cry for relief.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You hear my plea: Do not ignore my cry for relief.

Contemporary English Version
I begged you to listen. "Help!" I shouted. "Save me!" You answered my prayer

Good News Translation
And when I begged you to listen to my cry, you heard.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Listen to my cry [for help]. Don't close your ears when I cry out for relief.

International Standard Version
You heard my voice— don't close your ear to my sighs and cries.

NET Bible
You heard my plea: "Do not close your ears to my cry for relief!"
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Thou hast heard my voice: hide not thine ear at my breathing, at my cry.

New King James Version
You have heard my voice: “Do not hide Your ear From my sighing, from my cry for help.”

King James 2000 Bible
You have heard my voice: hide not your ear at my breathing, at my cry.

New Heart English Bible
You heard my voice; do not hide your ear at my sighs, to my cry.

World English Bible
You heard my voice; don't hide your ear at my breathing, at my cry.

American King James Version
You have heard my voice: hide not your ear at my breathing, at my cry.

American Standard Version
Thou heardest my voice; hide not thine ear at my breathing, at my cry.

A Faithful Version
You have heard my voice: "Do not hide Your ear at my sighing, at my cry for help."

Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast heard my voice: hide not thine ear at my sighing, at my cry.

English Revised Version
Thou heardest my voice; hide not thine ear at my breathing, at my cry.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thou hast heard my voice: hide not thy ear at my breathing, at my cry.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Thou hast heard my voyce: stoppe not thine eare from my sigh and from my cry.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Thou hast heard my voyce, and hast not turned away thyne eares from my sighing and crying.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Thou hast herde my voyce, & hast not turned awaye thine eares fro my sighinge and crienge.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
You have heard my voice, do not hide Your ear at my breathing—at my cry.

Young's Literal Translation
My voice Thou hast heard, Hide not Thine ear at my breathing -- at my cry.

Smith's Literal Translation
Thou heardest my voice: thou wilt not hide thine ear at my breathing, at my cry.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Coph. Thou hast heard my voice: turn not away thy ear from my sighs, and cries.

Catholic Public Domain Version
COPH. You have heard my voice. Do not turn away your ear from my sobbing and my cries.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
You heard my voice. “Do not incline your ear, but free me and save me!”

Lamsa Bible
Thou didst hear my voice; turn not thine ear to my cry; but relieve me and save me.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou heardest my voice; hide not Thine ear at my sighing, at my cry.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thou heardest my voice: close not thine ears to my supplication.








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