New International Reader's Version

Psalm 61

Psalm 61

For the director of music. A psalm of David to be played on stringed instruments.

God, hear my cry for help.
    Listen to my prayer.

From a place far away I call out to you.
    I call out as my heart gets weaker.
    Lead me to the safety of a rock that is high above me.
You have always kept me safe from my enemies.
    You are like a strong tower to me.

I long to live in your holy tent forever.
    There I find safety in the shadow of your wings.
God, you have heard my promises.
    You have given me what belongs to those who worship you.

Add many days to the king’s life.
    Let him live on and on for many years.
May he always enjoy your blessing as he rules.
    Let your love and truth keep him safe.

Then I will always sing praise to you.
    I will keep my promises day after day.

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Zabbuli 61

Ya Mukulu wa Bayimbi. Ebivuga eby’enkoba. Zabbuli ya Dawudi.

1Wulira okukaaba kwange, Ayi Katonda;
    wulira okusaba kwange.

Nkukoowoola okuva ku nkomerero y’ensi,
    omutima gwange nga gugenda gunafuwa.
    Onkulembere ontuuse ku lwazi olunsinga obuwanvu mwe nnyinza okwekweka.
Kubanga gw’oli kiddukiro kyange.
    Oli kigo eky’amaanyi mwe neekweka omulabe.

Nnaabeeranga mu weema yo ennaku zonna;
    ndyoke nkuumirwenga mu biwaawaatiro byo.
Kubanga ggwe, Ayi Katonda, owulidde obweyamo bwange:
    ompadde omugabo awamu n’abo abatya erinnya lyo.

Oyongere ku nnaku z’obulamu bwa kabaka;
    emyaka gye gimutuuse mu mirembe mingi,
alyoke abeerenga mu maaso ga Katonda ennaku zonna.
    Okwagala kwo n’obwesigwa bwo bimukuumenga.

Ndyoke nnyimbenga nga ntendereza erinnya lyo ennaku zonna,
    nga ntuukiriza obweyamo bwange buli lunaku.