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Psalms 86:3

    Psalms 86:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Be merciful unto me, O Lord: for I cry unto thee daily.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Be merciful to me, O Lord: for I cry to you daily.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Be merciful unto me, O Lord; For unto thee do I cry all the day long.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Have mercy on me, O Lord; for my cry goes up to you all the day.

    Webster's Revision

    Be merciful unto me, O Lord; For unto thee do I cry all the day long.

    World English Bible

    Be merciful to me, Lord, for I call to you all day long.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Be merciful unto me, O Lord; for unto thee do I cry all the day long.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 86:3

    Be merciful unto me - I have no merit; I plead none, but trust in thee alone.

    I cry unto thee daily - My state deeply affects me; and I incessantly cry for thy salvation.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 86:3

    Be merciful unto me, O Lord - It was mercy after all that he relied on, and not justice. It was not because he had any claim on the ground that he was "holy," but all that he had and hoped for was to be traced to the mercy of God.

    For I cry unto thee daily - Margin, as in Hebrew, "All the day." The meaning is, that he did this constantly, or without intermission.