To the Chief Musician. With stringed instruments. A Psalm of David.
“4 Hear me when I call,O ‘God’ (‘Elohiym: Oh Magistrates, Oh Mighty, Oh Great – Ones)of my righteousness! You have relieved me in my distress; Have mercy on me, and hear my ‘prayer’ (siyach:uttering, meditation, etc..).”
The way of the persecuted – by King David, YH’shua’s forefather!!!!
Strong’s Hebrew Lexicon:
G-d: 430 ‘elohiymel-o-heem’ plural of 433; gods in the ordinary sense; butspecifically used (in the pluralthus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference tomagistrates;and sometimes as a superlative:–angels, X exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), X (very)great [ones],judges, Xmighty [ones].
Prayer: 7879 siyach see’-akh from 7878; a contemplation; by implication, an utterance:–babbling, communication, complaint,meditation, prayer, talk.