New American Standard Bible
I have restrained my feet from every evil way, That I may keep Your word.
King James Bible
I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep thy word.
Darby Bible Translation
I have refrained my feet from every evil path, that I might keep thy word.
World English Bible
I have kept my feet from every evil way, that I might observe your word.
Young's Literal Translation
From every evil path I restrained my feet, So that I keep Thy word.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
I have refrained my feet from every evil way - I have walked in the path which thy law marks out. I have avoided the way of wickedness, and have not yielded to the seductions of a sinful life.
That I might keep thy word - I have avoided all those allurements which would turn me from obedience, and which would prevent a right observance of thy commands. This indicates a purpose and a desire to keep the law of God, and shows the method which he adopted in order to do this. That method was to guard against everything which would turn him from obedience; it was, to make obedience to the law of God the great aim of the life.
LibraryA Cleansed Way
Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed thereto according to Thy word.'--PSALM cxix. 9. There are many questions about the future with which it is natural for you young people to occupy yourselves; but I am afraid that the most of you ask more anxiously 'How shall I make my way?' than 'How shall I cleanse it?' It is needful carefully to ponder the questions: 'How shall I get on in the world--be happy, fortunate?' and the like, and I suppose that that is the consideration …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
May the Fourth a Healthy Palate
The Christian Described
Excursus on the Choir Offices of the Early Church.
As for the deeds of men, by the word of Your lips I have kept from the paths of the violent.
My son, do not walk in the way with them. Keep your feet from their path,
Thus says the LORD to this people, "Even so they have loved to wander; they have not kept their feet in check. Therefore the LORD does not accept them; now He will remember their iniquity and call their sins to account."
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