Psalms 70 :1

Psalms 70 :1 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

MAKE HASTE, O GOD, TO DELIVER ME; MAKE HASTE TO HELP ME, O LORD.

American King James Version (AKJV)

MAKE HASTE, O GOD, TO DELIVER ME; MAKE HASTE TO HELP ME, O LORD.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Make haste , O God, to deliver me; Make haste to help me, O Jehovah.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

<To the chief music-maker. Of David. To keep in memory.> Let your salvation come quickly, O God; come quickly to my help, O Lord.

Webster's Revision

To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David to bring to remembrance. Make haste, O God, to deliver me; make haste to help me, O LORD.

World English Bible

Hurry, God, to deliver me. Come quickly to help me, Yahweh.

English Revised Version (ERV)

For the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David; to bring to remembrance. Make haste, O God, to deliver me; make haste to help me, O LORD.

Definitions for Psalms 70 :1

Haste - To hurry; to urge on quickly.

Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 70 :1

Make haste to help me - I am in extreme distress, and the most imminent danger. Haste to help me, or I am lost.

Barnes's Commentary on Psalms 70 :1

Make haste - These words are supplied by our translators. The first word in Psalm 40:13, rendered "be pleased," is here omitted in the original. The psalm in the Hebrew begins abruptly - "O God, to deliver me," - leaving the impression that this is a fragment - a fragment commencing without even the care necessary to make the grammatical construction complete.

O God - Hebrew, אלהים 'Elohiym. In the corresponding place in Psalm 40:13 the word is "Yahweh." Why the change was made is unknown. The remainder of the verse is the same as in Psalm 40.

Wesley's Commentary on Psalms 70 :1

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