Psalm 38:15
New International Version
LORD, I wait for you; you will answer, Lord my God.

New Living Translation
For I am waiting for you, O LORD. You must answer for me, O Lord my God.

English Standard Version
But for you, O LORD, do I wait; it is you, O Lord my God, who will answer.

Berean Study Bible
I wait for You, O LORD; You will answer, O Lord my God.

King James Bible
For in thee, O LORD, do I hope: thou wilt hear, O Lord my God.

New King James Version
For in You, O LORD, I hope; You will hear, O Lord my God.

New American Standard Bible
For I wait for You, LORD; You will answer, Lord my God.

NASB 1995
For I hope in You, O LORD; You will answer, O Lord my God.

NASB 1977
For I hope in Thee, O LORD; Thou wilt answer, O Lord my God.

Amplified Bible
For in You, O LORD, I hope; You will answer, O Lord my God.

Christian Standard Bible
For I put my hope in you, LORD; you will answer me, my Lord, my God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I put my hope in You, LORD; You will answer, Lord my God.

American Standard Version
For in thee, O Jehovah, do I hope: Thou wilt answer, O Lord my God.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because I have waited for you, LORD JEHOVAH, and you have answered me, LORD JEHOVAH, my God.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For I hoped in thee, O Lord: thou wilt hear, O Lord my God.

Contemporary English Version
I trust you, LORD God, and you will do something.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For in thee, O Lord, have I hoped : thou wilt hear me, O Lord my God.

English Revised Version
For in thee, O LORD, do I hope: thou wilt answer, O Lord my God.

Good News Translation
But I trust in you, O LORD; and you, O Lord my God, will answer me.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But I wait with hope for you, O LORD. You will answer, O Lord, my God.

International Standard Version
Because I have placed my hope in you, LORD, you will answer, Lord, my God.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For in Thee, O LORD, do I hope; Thou wilt answer, O Lord my God.

Literal Standard Version
Because for You, O YHWH, I have waited, "" You answer, O Lord my God.

NET Bible
Yet I wait for you, O LORD! You will respond, O Lord, my God!

New Heart English Bible
For in you, LORD, do I hope. You will answer, Lord my God.

World English Bible
For in you, Yahweh, do I hope. You will answer, Lord my God.

Young's Literal Translation
Because for Thee, O Jehovah, I have waited, Thou dost answer, O Lord my God.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Do Not Rebuke Me in Your Anger
14I am like a man who cannot hear, whose mouth offers no reply. 15 I wait for You, O LORD; You will answer, O Lord my God. 16For I said, “Let them not gloat over me—those who taunt me when my foot slips.”…

Cross References
Psalm 17:6
I call on You, O God, for You will answer me. Incline Your ear to me; hear my words.

Psalm 38:14
I am like a man who cannot hear, whose mouth offers no reply.

Psalm 39:7
And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in You.


Treasury of Scripture

For in you, O LORD, do I hope: you will hear, O Lord my God.

In thee.

Psalm 39:7
And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.

Psalm 123:1-3
A Song of degrees. Unto thee lift I up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens…

hear.

Psalm 138:3
In the day when I cried thou answeredst me, and strengthenedst me with strength in my soul.

Lord.









(15) Thou wilt hear.--Thou is emphatic.

Verse 15. - For in thee, O Lord, do I hope. Thus I acted, because my hope was in thee. I looked for thy interposition. I knew that thou wouldst "maintain my right, and my cause" (Psalm 9:4) in thine own good time and in thine own good way. I said to myself in my heart, Thou wilt hear - or rather, thou wilt answer (Revised Version) - O Lord my God; and I was content to leave my defence to thee.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I wait
הוֹחָ֑לְתִּי (hō·w·ḥā·lə·tî)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3176: To wait, to be patient, hope

for You,
לְךָ֣ (lə·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

O LORD;
יְהוָ֣ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3069: YHWH

You
אַתָּ֥ה (’at·tāh)
Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

will answer,
תַ֝עֲנֶ֗ה (ṯa·‘ă·neh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 6030: To answer, respond

O Lord
אֲדֹנָ֥י (’ă·ḏō·nāy)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 136: The Lord

my God.
אֱלֹהָֽי׃ (’ĕ·lō·hāy)
Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative


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