KJV PSA55 with Strong's Hebrew/GreekPSA54.htm PSA56.htm
55:1 To the chief Musician [H5329] on Neginoth [H5058] , Maschil [H4905] , [A Psalm] of David [H1732] . Give ear [H238] to my prayer [H8605] , O God [H430] ; and hide [H5956] not thyself from my supplication [H8467] .
55:2 Attend [H7181] unto me, and hear [H6030] me: I mourn [H7300] in my complaint [H7879] , and make a noise [H1949] ;
55:3 Because of the voice [H6963] of the enemy [H341] , because [H6440] of the oppression [H6125] of the wicked [H7563] : for they cast [H4131] iniquity [H205] upon me, and in wrath [H639] they hate [H7852] me.
55:4 My heart [H3820] is sore pained [H2342] within [H7130] me: and the terrors [H367] of death [H4194] are fallen [H5307] upon me.
55:5 Fearfulness [H3374] and trembling [H7461] are come [H935] upon me, and horror [H6427] hath overwhelmed [H3680] me.(overwhelmed: Heb. covered)
55:6 And I said [H559] , Oh that [H5414] I had wings [H83] like a dove [H3123] ! [for then] would I fly away [H5774] , and be at rest [H7931] .
55:7 Lo, [then] would I wander [H5074] far off [H7368] , [and] remain [H3885] in the wilderness [H4057] . Selah [H5542] .
55:8 I would hasten [H2363] my escape [H4655] from the windy [H7307] storm [H5584] [and] tempest [H5591] .
55:9 Destroy [H1104] , O Lord [H136] , [and] divide [H6385] their tongues [H3956] : for I have seen [H7200] violence [H2555] and strife [H7379] in the city [H5892] .
55:10 Day [H3119] and night [H3915] they go about [H5437] it upon the walls [H2346] thereof: mischief [H205] also and sorrow [H5999] [are] in the midst [H7130] of it.
55:11 Wickedness [H1942] [is] in the midst [H7130] thereof: deceit [H8496] and guile [H4820] depart [H4185] not from her streets [H7339] .
55:12 For [it was] not an enemy [H341] [that] reproached [H2778] me; then I could have borne [H5375] [it]: neither [was it] he that hated [H8130] me [that] did magnify [H1431] [himself] against me; then I would have hid [H5641] myself from him:
55:13 But [it was] thou, a man [H582] mine equal [H6187] , my guide [H441] , and mine acquaintance [H3045] .(mine equal: Heb. according to my rank)
55:14 We took sweet [H4985] counsel [H5475] together [H3162] , [and] walked [H1980] unto the house [H1004] of God [H430] in company [H7285] .(We: Heb. Who sweetened counsel)
55:15 Let death [H4194] seize [H5377] [H3451] upon them, [and] let them go down [H3381] quick [H2416] into hell [H7585] : for wickedness [H7451] [is] in their dwellings [H4033] , [and] among [H7130] them.(hell: or, the grave)
55:16 As for me, I will call [H7121] upon God [H430] ; and the LORD [H3068] shall save [H3467] me.
55:17 Evening [H6153] , and morning [H1242] , and at noon [H6672] , will I pray [H7878] , and cry aloud [H1993] : and he shall hear [H8085] my voice [H6963] .
55:18 He hath delivered [H6299] my soul [H5315] in peace [H7965] from the battle [H7128] [that was] against me: for there were many [H7227] with me.
55:19 God [H410] shall hear [H8085] , and afflict [H6030] them, even he that abideth [H3427] of old [H6924] . Selah [H5542] . Because they have no changes [H2487] , therefore they fear [H3372] not God [H430] .(Because: or, With whom also there be no changes, yet they)
55:20 He hath put forth [H7971] his hands [H3027] against such as be at peace [H7965] with him: he hath broken [H2490] his covenant [H1285] .(broken: Heb. profaned)
55:21 [The words] of his mouth [H6310] were smoother [H2505] than butter [H4260] , but war [H7128] [was] in his heart [H3820] : his words [H1697] were softer [H7401] than oil [H8081] , yet [were] they drawn swords [H6609] .
55:22 Cast [H7993] thy burden [H3053] upon the LORD [H3068] , and he shall sustain [H3557] thee: he shall never [H5769] suffer [H5414] the righteous [H6662] to be moved [H4131] .(burden: or, gift)
55:23 But thou, O God [H430] , shalt bring them down [H3381] into the pit [H875] of destruction [H7845] : bloody [H1818] and deceitful [H4820] men [H582] shall not live out half [H2673] their days [H3117] ; but I will trust [H982] in thee.(bloody: Heb. men of bloods and deceit)(shall: Heb. shall not half their days)