New American Standard Bible
Or, 'Deliver me from the hand of the adversary,' Or, 'Redeem me from the hand of the tyrants '?
King James Bible
Or, Deliver me from the enemy's hand? or, Redeem me from the hand of the mighty?
Darby Bible Translation
Or, rescue me from the hand of the oppressor, and redeem me from the hand of the violent?
World English Bible
or, 'Deliver me from the adversary's hand?' or, 'Redeem me from the hand of the oppressors?'
Young's Literal Translation
And, Deliver me from the hand of an adversary? And, From the hand of terrible ones ransom me?
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Or, Deliver me out of the enemy's hand? - At no time have I called on you to rescue me from a foe.
Or, Redeem me? - That is, rescue me from the hand of robbers. The meaning is, that he was in no way beholden to them; he had never called on them for assistance; and there was therefore no claim which they could now have to afflict him further by their reflections. There seems to be something peevish in these remarks; and we need not attempt to justify the spirit which dictated them.
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Rom. xv. 13.--"Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing," &c. It is usual for the Lord in his word to turn his precepts unto promises, which shows us, that the commandments of God do not so much import an ability in us, or suppose strength to fulfil them, as declare that obligation which lies upon us, and his purpose and intention to accomplish in some, what he requires of all: and therefore we should accordingly convert all his precepts unto prayers, seeing he hath made …
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