Psalms 55:19

“God shall hear, and afflict them, even he that abideth of old. Selah. Because they have no changes, therefore they fear not God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

God shall heare and afflict them, euen he that abideth of old, Selah: because they haue no changes, therefore they feare not God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

God will hear and answer them-- Even the one who sits enthroned from of old-- Selah. With whom there is no change, And who do not fear God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

God will hear, and answer them, Even he that abideth of old, Selah `The men' who have no changes, And who fear not God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

God will give thought to me; he who from early times is strong will send pain and trouble on them. (Selah.) Because they are unchanged, they have no fear of God.
- Basic English Bible

God will hear, and afflict them: he that is seated of old, (Selah) ... because there is no change in them, and they fear not God.
- Darby Bible

God will hear and afflict them, even he that abideth of old. Selah. Because they have no changes, therefore they fear not God.
- Webster's Bible

God, who is enthroned forever, will hear, and answer them. Selah. They never change, who don't fear God.
- World English Bible

God doth hear and afflict them, And He sitteth of old. Selah. Because they have no changes, and fear not God,
- Youngs Literal Bible

(55:20) God shall hear, and humble them, even He that is enthroned of old, Selah, such as have no changes, and fear not God.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 55:19


55:19 Hear - My prayers. Eternity - Who is eternal, and therefore unchangeable, and almighty. Because - They meet with no crosses nor disappointments. Therefore - Their success makes them go on securely, without any regard to God, or dread of his judgments.


Discussion for Psalms 55

  • Andrea
    Thank God for his comforting words.
  • Jewels
    Thank You so very much for your words of wisdom!!!!
  • Librarygal143
    Dear God, please hear my prayer and heal my family. We have a lot of work to do this, but we can't do it without you. Thank you for listening, Father, in Jesus' Mighty Name, Amen.
  • David Davies
    V17. I am hugely encouraged by today's 6 07 17 verse of the day. Psalm 55 v17, we don't have to get depressed or worried, we can just take it to the in pray. Anytime and anyplace and he Will hear us. God promises that He will never turn away our prays. What a wonderful promise.
  • BSP
    We can pray to Jehovah God all day and no matter what time of day.
  • LadyA
    Lord God Thank you for your Grace

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