Psalm 86

Psalm 86

A Psalm of David

This page has

Scripture Prayer


Difficult Times

Key verse

In the day of my trouble



call upon


Psalm 86:7a NKJV


On this page, we will follow that advice and

we will call upon the Lord.

This page has Scripture that we will pray

during times of distress.

Please join me

as we cry out

to God

for help. 

Verses 1-4 

Heavenly Father...

Incline Your ear, O Lord, and answer me,

For I am distressed and needy

[I long for Your help].

Protect my life (soul), for I am

godly and faithful;

O You my God, save Your servant,

who trusts in You

[believing in You and relying on You,

confidently committing everything to You].

Be gracious and merciful to me, O Lord,

For to You

I cry out all the day long.

Make Your servant rejoice,

For to You,

O Lord,

I lift up my soul

[all that I am—in prayer].


AMP version

Next Verse 5

Verse 5
Praise to God

For You, O Lord, are good,

and ready to forgive

[our sins,

sending them away, completely letting them go
forever and ever];

And abundant in lovingkindness and overflowing in mercy
to all those who call upon You.

Verses 6-7

Heavenly Father...

Hear, O Lord, my prayer;

And listen attentively

to the voice

of my

supplications (specific requests)!

In the day of my trouble

I will call upon


For You will answer me.



we will leave

Psalm 86

and go to other

 Bible verse prayers.

Personalized Scripture Prayer

O Lord, be merciful to me,

for I have waited for you.

Be my strong arm each day


my salvation in times of trouble.


Isaiah 33:2 NLT 

Prayer from Psalm 138:7 TLB

Dear God,

Though I am surrounded by troubles, you will bring me safely through them.

You will clench your fist against my angry enemies!

Your Power will save me.


Psalm 142

How I plead with God,

how I implore his mercy,

pouring out my troubles

before him.

For I am overwhelmed and


and you alone know which way

I ought to turn

to miss the traps my enemies

have set for me.

Psalm 142:1-3 TLB

In my troubles / in my distresses

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