“Bring your thanks to God as a sacrifice,
and keep your vows to the Most High.
Call on me in times of trouble.
I will rescue you, and you will honor me.”
GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)
Meaning-for-Meaning (Closest Natural Equivalence)
“Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving,
and perform your vows to the Most High,
and call upon me in the day of trouble;
I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.”
English Standard Version (ESV)
Word-for-Word (Formal Equivalence)
Make thankfulness your sacrifice to God,
and keep the vows you made to the Most High.
Then call on me when you are in trouble,
and I will rescue you,
and you will give me glory.”
New Living Translation (NLT)
Thought-for-Thought (Functional Equivalence)
Spread for me a banquet of praise,
serve High God a feast of kept promises,
And call for help when you’re in trouble—
I’ll help you, and you’ll honor me.”
The Message (MSG)
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