Hear my prayer, O Lord! Listen to my cry for help! Do not ignore my sobbing! 1 For I am dependent on you, like one residing outside his native land; I am at your mercy, just as all my ancestors were. 2
"Hear my prayer, O LORD, listen to my cry for help; be not deaf to my weeping. For I dwell with you as an alien, a stranger, as all my fathers were.
"Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear to my cry; Do not be silent at my tears; For I am a stranger with You, A sojourner like all my fathers.
Hear my prayer, O LORD! Listen to my cries for help! Don’t ignore my tears. For I am your guest––a traveler passing through, as my ancestors were before me.
"Ah, GOD, listen to my prayer, my cry--open your ears. Don't be callous; just look at these tears of mine. I'm a stranger here. I don't know my way--a migrant like my whole family.
Let my prayer come to your ears, O Lord, and give attention to my cry, make an answer to my weeping: for my time here is short before you, and in a little time I will be gone, like all my fathers.
"Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear to my cry; do not hold your peace at my tears. For I am your passing guest, an alien, like all my forebears.
"Hear my prayer, O LORD, And give ear to my cry; Do not be silent at my tears; For I am a stranger with You, A sojourner, as all my fathers were .
and give ear
unto my cry
hold not thy peace
at my tears
for I [am] a stranger
with thee, [and] a sojourner
as all my fathers
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, O Lord
my cry for help
! Do not
dependent on you, like one residing outside his native land
; I am at your mercy, just as all
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1 tn Heb “do not be deaf to my tears.”
2 tn Heb “For a resident alien [am] I with you, a sojourner like all my fathers.”