Psalms 28:1

“(A Psalm of David.) Unto thee will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent to me: lest, if thou be silent to me, I become like them that go down into the pit.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 28:1

[A Psalme of Dauid.] Vnto thee will I cry, O Lord, my rocke, be not silent to mee: lest if thou be silent to me, I become like them that goe downe into the pit.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

To You, O LORD, I call; My rock, do not be deaf to me, For if You are silent to me, I will become like those who go down to the pit.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Unto thee, O Jehovah, will I call: My rock, be not thou deaf unto me; Lest, if thou be silent unto me, I become like them that go down into the pit.
- American Standard Version (1901)

<Of David.> My cry goes up to you, O Lord, my Rock; do not keep back your answer from me, so that I may not become like those who go down into the underworld.
- Basic English Bible

{[A Psalm] of David.} Unto thee, Jehovah, do I call; my rock, be not silent unto me, lest, [if] thou keep silence toward me, I become like them that go down into the pit.
- Darby Bible

A Psalm of David. To thee will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent to me: lest, if thou shouldst be silent to me, I should become like them that go down into the pit.
- Webster's Bible

To you, Yahweh, I call. My rock, don't be deaf to me; lest, if you are silent to me, I would become like those who go down into the pit.
- World English Bible

By David. Unto Thee, O Jehovah, I call, My rock, be not silent to me! Lest Thou be silent to me, And I have been compared With those going down to the pit.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A Psalm of David. Unto thee, O LORD, do I call; my Rock, be not Thou deaf unto me; lest, if Thou be silent unto me, I become like them that go down into the pit.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 28:1

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 28:1


28:2 Towards - Towards the holy of holies, because there the ark was; from whence God gave oracular answers to his people.

28:3 Draw not - Do not drag me; as thou dost these, to execution and destruction.


Discussion for Psalms 28:1

  • Hyacinth Keane on Psalms 28:1
    A rock is firm and deep it is a sound foundation to build on, so when one can run to that Rock for help it is uplifting. to body soul and spirit Thanks be to the roeck of our Salvation Amen
  • Timothy Wayne George on Psalms 28:1
    To you Yahweh, I call. My rock, be not silent to me. If you are silent to me, I will be like those who go down to the pit. King David is calling to God to save him from his neighbors, who speak peace to him, but their intentions are not genuine. The Lord will save His people. Trust in the Lord, and do good, then verily thou shall be fed. The Lord will protect His children forever.


 

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