Psalms 5:1

“(To the chief Musician upon Nehiloth, A Psalm of David.) Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider my meditation.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

[To the chiefe musician vpon Nehiloth, A Psalme of Dauid.] Giue eare to my words, O Lord, consider my meditation.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Give ear to my words, O LORD, Consider my groaning.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Give ear to my words, O Jehovah, Consider my meditation.
- American Standard Version (1901)

<To the chief music-maker on wind instruments. A Psalm. Of David.> Give ear to my words, O Lord; give thought to my heart-searchings.
- Basic English Bible

{To the chief Musician. Upon Nehiloth. A Psalm of David.} Give ear to my words, O Jehovah; consider my meditation.
- Darby Bible

To the chief Musician upon Nehiloth, A Psalm of David. Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider my meditation.
- Webster's Bible

Give ear to my words, Yahweh. Consider my meditation.
- World English Bible

To the Overseer, `Concerning the Inheritances.' -- A Psalm of David. My sayings hear, O Jehovah, Consider my meditation.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(5:1) For the Leader; upon the Nehiloth. A Psalm of David. (5:2) Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider my meditation.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 5:1


5:1 Meditation - My prayer accompanied with deep thoughts and fervent affections of soul.


Discussion for Psalms 5

  • Steve morrow
    MATTHEW 7:21 not everyone that saith unto ME LORD LORD shall enter into the kingdom of heaven but he that doeth the will of MY FATHER which is in heaven PROVERBS 15:26 the thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to THE LORD but the words of the pure are pleasant words ISAIAH 55:8 for MY thoughts are not your thoughts neither are your ways MY ways saith THE LORD
  • Steve morrow
    HEBRWS 10:36 for you have need of patience that --after you have done-- the will of GOD you might receive the promise ***** JEREMIAH 6:19 hear o earth behold I will bring evil upon this people even the fruit of their thoughts because they have not hearkened unto --MY WORDS--nor to MY law but rejected it ***** PROVERBS 16:3 commit thy works unto THE LORD and thy thoughts shall be established
  • Mild Bill
    Self righteousness is iniquity/deceitful,whereas,the truly righteous are so,by the grace of God.Man can never earn forgiveness, some are lead by God to accept what was paid for on the cross."Therefore hath he mercy on whom he will have mercy and whom he will he hardeneth."Titus3:5. God is,Sovereign in salvation,never indebted to our works,done in thankfulness to him.Salvation is never temporary.
  • A disciple
    Bill; This is one of my favorite stories in the Bible. The Pharisee really had a lot to be thankful for, but not for the things that he supposed made him "better than" his neighbor the Publican. Had he rightly understood the meaning of his religion he wouldn't have had the "holier than thou" attitude to judge and despise his brother's trouble. Walking in truth cannot forget its own need of grace.
  • Mild Bill
    The Pharisee stood,prayed thus,God, I thank thee,that I am not as other men are,extortioners,unjust,adulterers,or even as this publican.I fast twice in the week,I give tithes of all that I possess.And the publican,standing afar off,would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven,but smote upon his breast, saying,God be merciful to me a sinner.Saved by mercy and grace of God.Romans5:8 while yet
  • Opus Monica
    God is a God of love, mercy restoration and above all he is jealousy God and wont allow his people soaked in wickedness, he is our creator patient at all times waiting for us to come to repentance. Unto those who persistently dwell in wicked manner, he will destroy them.

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