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Psalms 118:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Out of my distress I called upon Jehovah: Jehovah answered me [and set me] in a large place.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— I called upon the LORD in distress: the LORD answered me, [and set me] in a large place.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— From [my] distress I called upon the LORD; The LORD answered me [and] [set me] in a large place.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— I called upon the LORD in distress: the LORD answered me, [and set me] in a large place.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— I called upon Jah in distress; Jah answered me [and set me] in a large place.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Out of a strait, called I on Yah, He answered me with enlargement.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— From the straitness I called Jah, Jah answered me in a broad place.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— In my trouble I called upon the Lord: and the Lord heard me, and enlarged me.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— I called vpon the Lord in distresse: the Lord answered me, [and set me] in a large place.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— I called on the Lord out of affliction: and he hearkened to me, [so as to bring me] into a wide place.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— I called upon Yah in distress: Yah answered me, [and set me] in a large place.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
I called y7121
[7121] Standard
קָרָא
qara'
{kaw-raw'}
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
upon x7121
(7121) Complement
קָרָא
qara'
{kaw-raw'}
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
Yäh יָה 3050
{3050} Prime
יָהּ
Yahh
{yaw}
Contracted for H3068, and meaning the same; Jah, the sacred name.
in x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
distress: 4712
{4712} Prime
מֵצַר
metsar
{may-tsar'}
From H6896; something tight, that is, (figuratively) trouble.
Yäh יָה 3050
{3050} Prime
יָהּ
Yahh
{yaw}
Contracted for H3068, and meaning the same; Jah, the sacred name.
answered 6030
{6030} Prime
עָנָה
`anah
{aw-naw'}
A primitive root; properly to eye or (generally) to heed, that is, pay attention; by implication to respond; by extension to begin to speak; specifically to sing, shout, testify, announce.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
me, [and set me] in a large place. 4800
{4800} Prime
מֶרְחָב
merchab
{mer-khawb'}
From H7337; enlargement, either literally (an open space, usually in a good sense), or figuratively (liberty).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 118:5

_ _ distress — literally, “straits,” to which “large place” corresponds, as in Psalms 4:1; Psalms 31:8.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 118:1-18.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 118:5

I called upon the LORD in (b) distress: the LORD answered me, [and set me] in a large place.

(b) We are here taught that the more that troubles oppress us, the more ought we to be instant in prayer.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
called:

Psalms 18:6 In my distress I called upon the LORD, and cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, [even] into his ears.
Psalms 40:1-3 [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. ... And he hath put a new song in my mouth, [even] praise unto our God: many shall see [it], and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.
Psalms 77:2 In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, and ceased not: my soul refused to be comforted.
Psalms 107:13 Then they cried unto the LORD in their trouble, [and] he saved them out of their distresses.
Psalms 107:19 Then they cry unto the LORD in their trouble, [and] he saveth them out of their distresses.
Psalms 116:3-4 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow. ... Then called I upon the name of the LORD; O LORD, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.
Psalms 120:1 [[A Song of degrees.]] In my distress I cried unto the LORD, and he heard me.
Psalms 130:1-2 [[A Song of degrees.]] Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O LORD. ... Lord, hear my voice: let thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications.
Genesis 32:7 Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed: and he divided the people that [was] with him, and the flocks, and herds, and the camels, into two bands;
Genesis 32:9-11 And Jacob said, O God of my father Abraham, and God of my father Isaac, the LORD which saidst unto me, Return unto thy country, and to thy kindred, and I will deal well with thee: ... Deliver me, I pray thee, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau: for I fear him, lest he will come and smite me, [and] the mother with the children.
1 Samuel 30:6-8 And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God. ... And David enquired at the LORD, saying, Shall I pursue after this troop? shall I overtake them? And he answered him, Pursue: for thou shalt surely overtake [them], and without fail recover [all].
Mark 14:31-36 But he spake the more vehemently, If I should die with thee, I will not deny thee in any wise. Likewise also said they all. ... And he said, Abba, Father, all things [are] possible unto thee; take away this cup from me: nevertheless not what I will, but what thou wilt.

in distress:
Heb. out of distress,
Psalms 130:1 [[A Song of degrees.]] Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O LORD.

set me:

Psalms 18:19 He brought me forth also into a large place; he delivered me, because he delighted in me.
Psalms 31:8 And hast not shut me up into the hand of the enemy: thou hast set my feet in a large room.
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Gn 32:7, 9. 1S 30:6. Ps 18:6, 19; 31:8; 40:1; 77:2; 107:13, 19; 116:3; 120:1; 130:1. Mk 14:31.

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