Psalms 55:1

“(To the chief Musician on Neginoth, Maschil, A Psalm of David.) Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not thyself from my supplication.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

[To the chiefe musician on Neginoth, Maschil. A Psalme of Dauid.] Giue eare to my prayer, O God: and hide not thy selfe from my supplication.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Give ear to my prayer, O God; And do not hide Yourself from my supplication.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Give ear to my prayer, O God; And hide not thyself from my supplication.
- American Standard Version (1901)

<To the chief music-maker, on Neginoth. Maschil. Of David.> Give hearing to my prayer, O God; and let not your ear be shut against my request.
- Basic English Bible

{To the chief Musician. On stringed instruments: an instruction. Of David.} Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not thyself from my supplication.
- Darby Bible

To the chief Musician on Neginoth, Maschil, A Psalm of David. Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not thyself from my supplication.
- Webster's Bible

Listen to my prayer, God. Don't hide yourself from my supplication.
- World English Bible

To the Overseer with stringed instruments. -- An instruction, by David. Give ear, O God, [to] my prayer, And hide not from my supplication.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(55:1) For the Leader; with string-music. Maschil of David. (55:2) Give ear, O God, to my prayer; and hide not Thyself from my supplication.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Psalms 55

  • Brianna vs. 22
    Since we are living in Satan's system ( 1 john 5:19) we HAVE TO rely on Jehovah. We will have burdens in this life, and if we don't share that burden with God, we will be crushed by them. Growing a relationship with God is not an option. We have to do so to truly enjoy life.
  • Sylvia Linton
    Lord, you are awesome
  • Claudina
    We should place every worry and challenge upon our lord, and he will take care of it all. However we do not have to question the results because what he does is holistic
  • Lilian
    Cast your burden upon the Lord and He shall sustain thee He shall never suffer the Righteousness to be moved. Thank you Jesus i will handover everything in to your hands Jesus for thy yoke is easy and my burden is light what a loving Father and powerful God we serve Amen hallelujah
  • Benny Steyn
    Our Father God is always there 24/ 7 waiting for our prayers.
  • Lens
    What a mighty God we serve. He loves, He forgives and He delivers. Oh! What a MIGHTY God we serve.

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