3 In the day when I cried thou answeredst me, and strengthenedst me with strength in my soul.

Other Translations of Psalm 138:3

New International Version

3 When I called, you answered me; you greatly emboldened me.

English Standard Version

3 On the day I called, you answered me; my strength of soul you increased.Hebrew you made me bold in my soul with strength

The Message

3 The moment I called out, you stepped in; you made my life large with strength.

New King James Version

3 In the day when I cried out, You answered me, And made me bold with strength in my soul.

New Living Translation

3 As soon as I pray, you answer me; you encourage me by giving me strength.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Psalm 138:3

Commentary on Psalm 138:1-5

(Read Psalm 138:1-5)

When we can praise God with our whole heart, we need not be unwilling for the whole world to witness our gratitude and joy in him. Those who rely on his loving-kindness and truth through Jesus Christ, will ever find him faithful to his word. If he spared not his own Son, how shall he not with him freely give us all things? If God gives us strength in our souls, to bear the burdens, resist the temptations, and to do the duties of an afflicted state, if he strengthens us to keep hold of himself by faith, and to wait with patience for the event, we are bound to be thankful.