Psalms 61:2

“From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

From the end of the earth wil I cry vnto thee, when my heart is ouerwhelmed: leade me to the rocke, that is higher then I.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

From the end of the earth I call to You when my heart is faint; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

From the end of the earth will I call unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
- American Standard Version (1901)

From the end of the earth will I send up my cry to you, when my heart is overcome: take me to the rock which is over-high for me.
- Basic English Bible

From the end of the earth will I call unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: thou wilt lead me on to a rock which is too high for me.
- Darby Bible

From the end of the earth will I cry to thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
- Webster's Bible

From the end of the earth, I will call to you, when my heart is overwhelmed. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
- World English Bible

From the end of the land unto Thee I call, In the feebleness of my heart, Into a rock higher than I Thou dost lead me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(61:3) From the end of the earth will I call unto Thee, when my heart fainteth; lead me to a rock that is too high for me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 61:2


61:2 The end - To which David was driven. Lead me - Convey me into some high and secure fortress.


Discussion for Psalms 61

  • Regina
    only God can, he can grant the peace that passes all understanding to help you go through the storm of life. JESUS CHRIST is the solid rock. Continue to trust God he is the answer to every thing we need.
  • Shana
    Thank You Lord for being my solid rock..Help me to lift my eyes to You even when I am in tears! Just found out my mom has lung and brain cancer...Everything is happening too fast!! Hear my cry Oh God, attend unto my prayer. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I!
  • Librarygal143
    Yes! Praise God, thank you Jesus.
  • James
    God is a helper of weak souls, so call upon him anytime he is there to lift up.
  • Sharon
    On Christ the solid rock I stand, all other ground is sinking sand.
  • Metse
    Whatever happens in this life we must know that there is someone who's there to wipe all our wiping as He cares so much,no matter what we May come across..