Psalm 131:1
Text Analysis
7892 [e]שִׁ֥יר
A SongN-msc
4609 [e]הַֽמַּֽעֲל֗וֹת
of AscentsArt | N-fp
1732 [e]לְדָ֫וִ֥ד
of DavidPrep-l | N-proper-ms
3068 [e]יְהוָ֤ה ׀
3808 [e]לֹא־
1361 [e]גָבַ֣הּ
is haughtyV-Qal-Perf-3ms
3820 [e]לִ֭בִּי
my heartN-msc | 1cs
3808 [e]וְלֹא־
norConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
7311 [e]רָמ֣וּ
5869 [e]עֵינַ֑י
my eyesN-cdc | 1cs
3808 [e]וְלֹֽא־
and neitherConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
1980 [e]הִלַּ֓כְתִּי ׀
do I concern myselfV-Piel-Perf-1cs
1419 [e]בִּגְדֹל֖וֹת
with great mattersPrep-b | Adj-fp
6381 [e]וּבְנִפְלָא֣וֹת
nor with things too profoundConj-w, Prep-b | V-Nifal-Prtcpl-fp
4480 [e]מִמֶּֽנִּי׃
for mePrep | 1cs

Hebrew Texts
תהילים 131:1 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
שִׁ֥יר הַֽמַּֽעֲלֹ֗ות לְדָ֫וִ֥ד יְהוָ֤ה ׀ לֹא־גָבַ֣הּ לִ֭בִּי וְלֹא־רָמ֣וּ עֵינַ֑י וְלֹֽא־הִלַּ֓כְתִּי ׀ בִּגְדֹלֹ֖ות וּבְנִפְלָאֹ֣ות מִמֶּֽנִּי׃

תהילים 131:1 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
שיר המעלות לדוד יהוה ׀ לא־גבה לבי ולא־רמו עיני ולא־הלכתי ׀ בגדלות ובנפלאות ממני׃

תהילים 131:1 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
שיר המעלות לדוד יהוה ׀ לא־גבה לבי ולא־רמו עיני ולא־הלכתי ׀ בגדלות ובנפלאות ממני׃

תהילים 131:1 Hebrew Bible
שיר המעלות לדוד יהוה לא גבה לבי ולא רמו עיני ולא הלכתי בגדלות ובנפלאות ממני׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
A Song of Ascents, of David. O LORD, my heart is not proud, nor my eyes haughty; Nor do I involve myself in great matters, Or in things too difficult for me.

King James Bible
<> LORD, my heart is not haughty, nor mine eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A Davidic song of ascents. LORD, my heart is not proud; my eyes are not haughty. I do not get involved with things too great or too difficult for me.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

A Song of Degrees. Some think that this Psalm was composed by David when accused by Saul and his courtiers that he affected the crown; though others refer it to the time of the captivity; and consider it as containing a fair account of the manner in which the captives behaved themselves.

Psalm 122:1 I was glad when they said to me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.

Psalm 124:1 If it had not been the LORD who was on our side, now may Israel say;

Psalm 133:1 Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity!

my heart

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1 Samuel 18:23 And Saul's servants spoke those words in the ears of David. And David …

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exercise. Heb. walk
high for me. Heb. wonderful for me

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Romans 11:33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! …

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