Verse 6

Psalm 18:6

First … in the original language – Hebrew:
בצר־לי אקרא יהוה ואל־אלהי אשׁוע ישׁמע מהיכלו קולי ושׁועתי לפניו תבוא באזניו׃

Next, the English translation that I chose making the Psalm “mine”:

In my distress [when seemingly closed in] I called upon the Lord and cried to my God; (amp)

From His heavenly temple He heard my voice;

He listened to my cry for help. (net)

Now, the English translations that I reviewed (words in white are ones that I chose for My Psalm 18 :)

(AMP) In my distress [when seemingly closed in] I called upon the Lord and cried to my God; He heard my voice out of His temple (heavenly dwelling place), and my cry came before Him, into His [very] ears.

(ASV) In my distress I called upon Jehovah, And cried unto my God: He heard my voice out of his temple, And my cry before him came into his ears.

(BBE) In my trouble my voice went up to the Lord, and my cry to my God: my voice came to his hearing in his holy Temple, and my prayer came before him, even into his ears.

(Bishops) (18:5) But in this my distresse I dyd call vppon God, and I made my complaynt vnto my Lorde: he hearde my voyce out of his temple, and my crye came before his face, euen vnto his eares.

(CEV) I was in terrible trouble when I called out to you, but from your temple you heard me and answered my prayer.

(CJB) (18:7) In my distress I called to Adonai; I cried out to my God. Out of his temple he heard my voice; my cry reached his ears.

(Darby) In my distress I called upon Jehovah, and I cried out to my God; he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, into his ears.

(DRB) (18:7) In my affliction I called upon the Lord, and I cried to my God: And he heard my voice from his holy temple: and my cry before him came into his ears.

(ESV) In my distress I called upon the LORD; to my God I cried for help. From his temple he heard my voice, and my cry to him reached his ears.

(Geneva) But in my trouble did I call vpon the Lord, and cryed vnto my God: he heard my voyce out of his Temple, and my crye did come before him, euen into his eares.

(GNB) In my trouble I called to the LORD; I called to my God for help. In his temple he heard my voice; he listened to my cry for help.

(GW) I called on the LORD in my distress. I cried to my God for help. He heard my voice from his temple, and my cry for help reached his ears.

(HCSB) I called to the LORD in my distress, and I cried to my God for help. From His temple He heard my voice, and my cry to Him reached His ears.

(JPS) (18:7) In my distress I called upon the LORD, and cried unto my God; out of His temple He heard my voice, and my cry came before Him unto His ears.

(KJV) 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.

(LITV) In my distress I called on Jehovah and I cried to my God; He heard my voice out of His temple, and my cry went before Him, into His ears.

(MKJV) In my distress I called on Jehovah, and I cried to my God; He heard my voice out of His temple, and my cry came before Him, into His ears.

(MSG) A hostile world! I call to GOD, I cry to God to help me. From his palace he hears my call; my cry brings me right into his presence– a private audience!

(NAS77) In my distress I called upon the LORD, And cried to my God for help; He heard my voice out of His temple, And my cry for help before Him came into His ears.

(NASB) In my distress I called upon the LORD, And cried to my God for help; He heard my voice out of His temple, And my cry for help before Him came into His ears.

(NCV) In my trouble I called to the Lord.
I cried out to my God for help.

From his temple he heard my voice;
my call for help reached his ears.

(NET) In my distress I called to the LORD;

I cried out to my God.

From his heavenly temple he heard my voice;

He listened to my cry for help.

(NIrV) When I was in trouble, I called out to the LORD. I cried to my God for help. From his temple he heard my voice. My cry for help reached his ears.

(NIV) In my distress I called to the LORD; I cried to my God for help. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came before him, into his ears.

(NKJV) In my distress I called upon the LORD, And cried out to my God; He heard my voice from His temple, And my cry came before Him, even to His ears.

(NLT) But in my distress I cried out to the LORD; yes, I prayed to my God for help. He heard me from His sanctuary; my cry to Him reached His ears.

(NRSV) In my distress I called upon the LORD; to my God I cried for help. From his temple he heard my voice, and my cry to him reached his ears.

(RSV) In my distress I called upon the LORD; to my God I cried for help. From his temple he heard my voice, and my cry to him reached his ears.

(RV) In my distress I called upon the LORD, and cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry before him came into his ears.

(TNIV) In my distress I called to the LORD; I cried to my God for help. From his temple he heard my voice; my cry came before him, into his ears.

(Webster) In my distress I called upon the LORD, and cried to my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears.

(YLT) In mine adversity I call Jehovah, And unto my God I cry. He heareth from His temple my voice, And My cry before Him cometh into His ears.