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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

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

    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' Notes 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.