Psalms 17:6

“I have called upon thee, for thou wilt hear me, O God: incline thine ear unto me, and hear my speech.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I haue called vpon thee, for thou wilt heare me, O God: incline thine eare vnto me, and heare my speach.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I have called upon You, for You will answer me, O God; Incline Your ear to me, hear my speech.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I have called upon thee, for thou wilt answer me, O God: Incline thine ear unto me, `and' hear my speech.
- American Standard Version (1901)

My cry has gone up to you, for you will give me an answer, O God: let your ear be turned to me, and give attention to my words.
- Basic English Bible

I have called upon thee, for thou answerest me, O God. Incline thine ear unto me, hear my speech.
- Darby Bible

I have called upon thee, for thou wilt hear me, O God: incline thy ear to me, and hear my speech.
- Webster's Bible

I have called on you, for you will answer me, God. Turn your ear to me. Hear my speech.
- World English Bible

I -- I called Thee, for Thou dost answer me, O God, incline Thine ear to me, hear my speech.
- Youngs Literal Bible

As for me, I call upon Thee, for Thou wilt answer me, O God; incline Thine ear unto me, hear my speech.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Psalms 17

  • Mild Bill
    The Psalmist is saying a prayer in which he seems alone, and he is, until v.11. God stands with him as the remedy to his woes before a common enemy.The sword and hand of the Lord are under the control of God, but they have no hope of eternal life, as believers do.God's covenant with us is stronger than the powers of the lost of this world. Awakening with God is greater than all the things we face.
  • A disciple
    "Hear the right, O LORD, attend unto my cry, give ear unto my prayer, that goeth not out of feigned lips." Yet how much are people led down the path of hypocrisy right from the first day they are introduced to the Lord and the Christian religion! Just look at the way they pray; who "for a pretense make long prayers," while devouring the substance of the poor they are supposed to be caring for!
  • Teral
    God is good people and bless the lord and his people
  • Doxie Lambert
    So sorry to hear this but i hope by the help Of God you will be able get through
  • Irene123
    To Angela - You've seen 1 Cor. 10:13 ..... ? And just as you said, He knows about everything even before it happens, so naturally He is ALWAYS in control - of everything. Recently I was in the hosp. for a wk. with flu/pneumonia - and I never get sick, even tho' I am 74. I wasn't upset with God, I was too busy being sick!! But as I got better He let me know He allowed it to happen - cont.
  • MockingBird
    I want to be kept by the power of God and to be the apple of His eye. I also want to be hid under the shadow of His wing. My life is hid with Christ in God .

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