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

  • 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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