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 61:2

  • Rev.Mandla for verse 2
    Thre are times in our lives when we feel at the end of the world,when we are just overwhelmed by pain and heavy emotions like I am now.I will also cry out to my God to lift me higher.I believe only Him can enable me do that.He's lifted me from muddy clay many a times.I will overcome.
  • In my church,we made it a song and when ever use this to sing,I fill there 's help some where.thanks to this verse
  • I came to work today and my heart felt overwhelmed , But contrary to that, my mind and Spirit came to this scripture. What a timely word, because I believe that God is working on my behalf right now, and no weapon that is formed against me shall prosper.
  • AMEN JAY for verse 2
    the Rock that 's higher than us OUR LORD is where we find peace,joy,favor,Freedom, in time of Needs.no one can be against us while we under the highest Rock....AMEN
  • Coincidence is GODs way of staying anonymous and coincidently I needed this verse today. Thank you LORD for being wonderful. Please bless Ashley and baby Cole today with your presence and protection. In Jesus 's name. Amen
  • Nicholus Ariedi for verse 2
    In this walk of faith, many are the afflictions,many are the obstacles and many are the trials,in that it can reach a point where and when a child of God is pushed in aconner, almost givingup, puplexed and the heart is waxed up,like here in the psalmist case,but glory be to God because of his power and grace in christ Jesus, 'the rock which is higher than us ',tested and aprroved,the only one who overcame all the trials and temptations, I believe He is ready to help us to be overcomers in His promise,if we only ask,seek and knock.