Psalms 61:2

“From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

From the end of the earth wil I cry vnto thee, when my heart is ouerwhelmed: leade me to the rocke, that is higher then I.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

From the end of the earth I call to You when my heart is faint; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

From the end of the earth will I call unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
- American Standard Version (1901)

From the end of the earth will I send up my cry to you, when my heart is overcome: take me to the rock which is over-high for me.
- Basic English Bible

From the end of the earth will I call unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: thou wilt lead me on to a rock which is too high for me.
- Darby Bible

From the end of the earth will I cry to thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
- Webster's Bible

From the end of the earth, I will call to you, when my heart is overwhelmed. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
- World English Bible

From the end of the land unto Thee I call, In the feebleness of my heart, Into a rock higher than I Thou dost lead me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(61:3) From the end of the earth will I call unto Thee, when my heart fainteth; lead me to a rock that is too high for me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 61:2


61:2 The end - To which David was driven. Lead me - Convey me into some high and secure fortress.


Discussion for Psalms 61

  • Etty
    Willing to learn
  • Yolisile Patric Tolashe
    Hallelujah to the Highest ,indeed we thank God for the transformed lives that we should be at liberty to praise His Holy name without blemish and guilty conscious for in Him we live and have our beings .
  • Gladys
    I get what you saying about, psalms 61, Sometime hurt and trouble, will make you think, if ever going to get though when their no where to turn. It very important to give our all to Jesus. He is our only way.
  • Annie
    God is our inpenetrarabke defense. It is not a question as to whether or not Satan can pluck us out of his hand and defeat us. He cannot.
  • Rev.Mandla for verse 2
    Thre are times in our lives when we feel at the end of the world,when we are just overwhelmed by pain and heavy emotions like I am now.I will also cry out to my God to lift me higher.I believe only Him can enable me do that.He's lifted me from muddy clay many a times.I will overcome.
  • In my church,we made it a song and when ever use this to sing,I fill there 's help some where.thanks to this verse