Psalm 70:1
New International Version
For the director of music. Of David. A petition. Hasten, O God, to save me; come quickly, LORD, to help me.

New Living Translation
Please, God, rescue me! Come quickly, LORD, and help me.

English Standard Version
Make haste, O God, to deliver me! O LORD, make haste to help me!

Berean Study Bible
For the choirmaster. Of David. To bring remembrance. Make haste, O God, to deliver me! Hurry, O LORD, to help me!

King James Bible
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, to bring to remembrance. Make haste, O God, to deliver me; make haste to help me, O LORD.

New King James Version
To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. To bring to remembrance. Make haste, O God, to deliver me! Make haste to help me, O LORD!

New American Standard Bible
For the music director. A Psalm of David; for a memorial. God, hurry to save me; LORD, hurry to help me!

NASB 1995
For the choir director. A Psalm of David; for a memorial. O God, hasten to deliver me; O LORD, hasten to my help!

NASB 1977
O God, hasten to deliver me; O LORD, hasten to my help!

Amplified Bible
To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David, to bring to remembrance. O God, come quickly to save me; O LORD, come quickly to help me!

Christian Standard Bible
For the choir director. Of David. To bring remembrance. † God, hurry to rescue me. LORD, hurry to help me!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the choir director. Davidic. To bring remembrance. God, deliver me. Hurry to help me, LORD!

American Standard Version
Make haste , O God, to deliver me; Make haste to help me, O Jehovah.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
God, save me! LORD JEHOVAH, stay for my help!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For the end, by David for a remembrance, that the Lord may save me. Draw nigh, O God, to my help.

Contemporary English Version
Save me, LORD God! Hurry and help.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Unto the end, a psalm for David, to bring to remembrance that the Lord saved him. O God, come to my assistance; O Lord, make haste to help me.

English Revised Version
For the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David; to bring to remembrance. Make haste, O God, to deliver me; make haste to help me, O LORD.

Good News Translation
Save me, O God! LORD, help me now!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[For the choir director; by David; to be kept in mind.] Come quickly to rescue me, O God! Come quickly to help me, O LORD!

International Standard Version
God, come to my rescue. LORD, hurry to help me.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For the Leader. [A Psalm] of David; to make memorial. O God, to deliver me, O LORD, to help me, make haste.

Literal Standard Version
TO THE OVERSEER. BY DAVID. “TO CAUSE TO REMEMBER.” O God, [hurry] to deliver me, O YHWH, hurry to help me.

NET Bible
For the music director; by David; written to get God's attention. O God, please be willing to rescue me! O LORD, hurry and help me!

New Heart English Bible
[For the Chief Musician. By David. A reminder.] Hurry, God, to deliver me. Come quickly to help me, LORD.

World English Bible
Hurry, God, to deliver me. Come quickly to help me, Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
To the Overseer, by David. -- 'To cause to remember.' O God, to deliver me, O Jehovah, for my help, haste.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Hurry, O LORD, to Help Me
1For the choirmaster. Of David. To bring remembrance. Make haste, O God, to deliver me! Hurry, O LORD, to help me! 2May those who seek my life be ashamed and confounded; may those who wish me harm be repelled and humiliated.…

Cross References
Psalm 40:13
Be pleased, O LORD, to deliver me; hurry, O LORD, to help me.

Psalm 71:12
Be not far from me, O God. Hurry, O my God, to help me.


Treasury of Scripture

MAKE HASTE, O GOD, TO DELIVER ME; MAKE HASTE TO HELP ME, O LORD.

A.

2 Samuel 17:1-21
Moreover Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night: …

to bring

Psalm 38:1
A Psalm of David, to bring to remembrance. O LORD, rebuke me not in thy wrath: neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.

O God

Psalm 40:13
Be pleased, O LORD, to deliver me: O LORD, make haste to help me.

Psalm 69:18
Draw nigh unto my soul, and redeem it: deliver me because of mine enemies.

Psalm 71:12
O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste for my help.

to help me [heb.









Verse 1. - Make haste, O God, to deliver me. In Psalm 40:13 we find, "Be pleased, O Lord, to deliver me;" and this would seem to be the right way of supplying the ellipse here. Make haste to help me, O Lord.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
For the choirmaster.
לַ֝מְנַצֵּ֗חַ (lam·naṣ·ṣê·aḥ)
Preposition-l, Article | Verb - Piel - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 5329: To glitter from afar, to be eminent, to be permanent

Of David.
לְדָוִ֥ד (lə·ḏā·wiḏ)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1732: David -- perhaps 'beloved one', a son of Jesse

To bring remembrance.
לְהַזְכִּֽיר׃ (lə·haz·kîr)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct
Strong's 2142: To mark, to remember, to mention, to be male

[Make haste], O God,
אֱלֹהִ֥ים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

to deliver me!
לְהַצִּילֵ֑נִי (lə·haṣ·ṣî·lê·nî)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct | first person common singular
Strong's 5337: To strip, plunder, deliver oneself, be delivered, snatch away, deliver

Hurry,
חֽוּשָֽׁה׃ (ḥū·šāh)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 2363: To hurry, to be eager with excitement, enjoyment

O LORD,
יְ֝הוָ֗ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

to help me!
לְעֶזְרָ֥תִי (lə·‘ez·rā·ṯî)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 5833: Help, helper, assistance


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