Psalms 54:1

“(To the chief Musician on Neginoth, Maschil, A Psalm of David, when the Ziphims came and said to Saul, Doth not David hide himself with us?) Save me, O God, by thy name, and judge me by thy strength.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

[To the chiefe musician on Neginoth, Maschil, A Psalme of Dauid. When the Ziphims came and sayde to Saul: doeth not Dauid hide himselfe with vs?] Saue me, O God, by thy name, and iudge me by thy strength.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Save me, O God, by Your name, And vindicate me by Your power.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Save me, O God, by thy name, And judge me in thy might.
- American Standard Version (1901)

<To the chief music-maker; on Neginoth. Maschil. Of David. When the Ziphites came and said to Saul, Is not David keeping himself secret among us?> Let your name be my salvation, O God; let my cause be judged by your strength.
- Basic English Bible

{To the chief Musician. On stringed instruments: an instruction. Of David; when the Ziphites came, and said to Saul, Is not David hiding himself with us?} O God, by thy name save me, and by thy strength do me justice.
- Darby Bible

To the chief Musician on Neginoth, Maschil, A Psalm of David, when the Ziphims came and said to Saul, Doth not David hide himself with us? Save me, O God, by thy name, and judge me by thy strength.
- Webster's Bible

Save me, God, by your name. Vindicate me in your might.
- World English Bible

To the Overseer with stringed instruments. -- An instruction, by David, in the coming in of the Ziphim, and they say to Saul, `Is not David hiding himself with us?' O God, by Thy name save me, and by Thy might judge me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(54:1) For the Leader; with string-music. Maschil of David: (54:2) when the Ziphites came and said to Saul: 'Doth not David hide himself with us?' (54:3) O God, save me by Thy name, and right me by Thy might.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 54:1


54:1 Name - By thy own strength. Judge - Plead my cause.


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