Unto thee will I cry, O Lord my rock; be not silent to me: lest, if thou be silent to me, I become like them that go down into the pit.
2 Hear the voice of my supplications, when I cry unto thee, when I lift up my hands toward thy holy oracle.
3 Draw me not away with the wicked, and with the workers of iniquity, which speak peace to their neighbours, but mischief is in their hearts.
4 Give them according to their deeds, and according to the wickedness of their endeavours: give them after the work of their hands; render to them their desert.
5 Because they regard not the works of the Lord, nor the operation of his hands, he shall destroy them, and not build them up.
6 Blessed be the Lord, because he hath heard the voice of my supplications.
7 The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him.
8 The Lord is their strength, and he is the saving strength of his anointed.
9 Save thy people, and bless thine inheritance: feed them also, and lift them up for ever.
Public Domain KJV text from Wordproject.org
Psalm 28 opens with a plea in verse 1 for God to "be not deaf to me." A person who is deaf or even partially deaf cannot hear either any sound, or some sounds. I have some personal experience, as I have moderate hearing loss in both ears. My family has learned that I am not purposefully ignoring them, but if there is background noise I truly do not hear them. There are things that can help--hearing aides, hearing dogs, and even closed captions on videos can assist people with hearing loss to know what is going on around them.
This psalm reminds that our God has no hearing loss. There is never a time that He is unaware of what we are going through or what our needs are. There is never a time that our pleas for help go unheard and unanswered! His mercy is never ending, He is always ready to help! He is our strength and our hearts can trust in Him as He never betrays or lets us down.
"I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears." Psalm 34:4
He is the God who hears!
Homemaker/Homeschooling mother, McDonald Seventh-day Adventist Church, Tennessee USA