King James Version
Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth: yet they have not prevailed against me.
Darby Bible Translation
Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth; yet they have not prevailed against me.
World English Bible
many times they have afflicted me from my youth up, yet they have not prevailed against me.
Young's Literal Translation
Often they distressed me from my youth, Yet they have not prevailed over me.
Psalm 129:2 Parallel
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Many a time have they afflicted me from my youth: yet they have not prevailed against me.Psalm 129:2 Parallel Commentaries
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
2 Corinthians 4:8
We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair;
2 Corinthians 4:9
Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;
The plowers plowed upon my back: they made long their furrows.
And they shall fight against thee; but they shall not prevail against thee; for I am with thee, saith the LORD, to deliver thee.
And I will make thee unto this people a fenced brasen wall: and they shall fight against thee, but they shall not prevail against thee: for I am with thee to save thee and to deliver thee, saith the LORD.
But the LORD is with me as a mighty terrible one: therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail: they shall be greatly ashamed; for they shall not prosper: their everlasting confusion shall never be forgotten.
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