Psalm 5:2
New International Version
Hear my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you I pray.

New Living Translation
Listen to my cry for help, my King and my God, for I pray to no one but you.

English Standard Version
Give attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you do I pray.

Berean Study Bible
Attend to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to You I pray.

King James Bible
Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God: for unto thee will I pray.

New King James Version
Give heed to the voice of my cry, My King and my God, For to You I will pray.

New American Standard Bible
Listen to the sound of my cry for help, my King and my God, For to You I pray.

NASB 1995
Heed the sound of my cry for help, my King and my God, For to You I pray.

NASB 1977
Heed the sound of my cry for help, my King and my God, For to Thee do I pray.

Amplified Bible
Heed the sound of my cry for help, my King and my God, For to You I pray.

Christian Standard Bible
Pay attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for I pray to you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Pay attention to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for I pray to You.

American Standard Version
Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God; For unto thee do I pray.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Give ear to the voice of my cry, my King and my God, because it is to you that I pray.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Attend to the voice of my supplication, my King, and my God: for to thee, O Lord, will I pray.

Contemporary English Version
You are my King and my God. Answer my cry for help because I pray to you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hearken to the voice of my prayer, O my King and my God.

English Revised Version
Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God: for unto thee do I pray.

Good News Translation
Listen to my cry for help, my God and king! I pray to you, O LORD;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Pay attention to my cry for help, my king and my God, because I pray only to you.

International Standard Version
Pay attention to my cry for help, my king and my God, for unto you will I pray.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God; For unto Thee do I pray.

Literal Standard Version
Be attentive to the voice of my cry, "" My King and my God, "" For I pray to You habitually.

NET Bible
Pay attention to my cry for help, my king and my God, for I am praying to you!

New Heart English Bible
Give attention to the voice of my cry, my King and my God; for to you do I pray.

World English Bible
Listen to the voice of my cry, my King and my God; for to you do I pray.

Young's Literal Translation
Be attentive to the voice of my cry, My king and my God, For unto Thee I pray habitually.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Give Ear to My Words
1For the choirmaster, to be accompanied by flutes. A Psalm of David. Give ear to my words, O LORD; consider my groaning. 2Attend to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to You I pray. 3In the morning, O LORD, You hear my voice; at daybreak I lay my plea before You and wait in expectation.…

Cross References
Psalm 84:3
Even the sparrow has found a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she places her young near Your altars, O LORD of Hosts, my King and my God.

Psalm 140:6
I say to the LORD, "You are my God." Hear, O LORD, my cry for help.

Psalm 145:1
I will exalt You, my God and King; I will bless Your name forever and ever.


Treasury of Scripture

Listen to the voice of my cry, my King, and my God: for to you will I pray.

unto the

Psalm 3:4
I cried unto the LORD with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah.

my King

Psalm 10:16
The LORD is King for ever and ever: the heathen are perished out of his land.

Psalm 24:7,8
Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of glory shall come in…

Psalm 44:4
Thou art my King, O God: command deliverances for Jacob.

unto thee

Psalm 65:2
O thou that hearest prayer, unto thee shall all flesh come.









Verse 2. - Hearken unto the voice of my cry (comp. Psalm 27:7; Psalm 28:2; Psalm 64:1; Psalm 119:149; Psalm 130:2; Psalm 140:6). The Oriental habit of making requests in loud and shrill tones is the origin of these forms of speech. My King. David was "king" over Israel; but Jehovah was "King" over David (comp. Psalm 10:16; Psalm 29:10; Psalm 44:4; Psalm 47:6, etc.). And my God (see Psalm 84:3). For auto thee will I pray. To thee, i.e., and to no other.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Attend to
הַקְשִׁ֤יבָה ׀ (haq·šî·ḇāh)
Verb - Hifil - Imperative - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 7181: To prick up the ears, hearken

the sound
לְק֬וֹל (lə·qō·wl)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 6963: A voice, sound

of my cry,
שַׁוְעִ֗י (šaw·‘î)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 7773: A halloo

my King
מַלְכִּ֥י (mal·kî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 4428: A king

and my God,
וֵאלֹהָ֑י (wê·lō·hāy)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

for
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

to You
אֵ֝לֶ֗יךָ (’ê·le·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

I pray.
אֶתְפַּלָּֽל׃ (’eṯ·pal·lāl)
Verb - Hitpael - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 6419: To judge, to intercede, pray


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