New American Standard Bible
Depart from me, evildoers, That I may observe the commandments of my God.
King James Bible
Depart from me, ye evildoers: for I will keep the commandments of my God.
Darby Bible Translation
Depart from me, ye evil-doers; and I will observe the commandments of my God.
World English Bible
Depart from me, you evildoers, that I may keep the commandments of my God.
Young's Literal Translation
Turn aside from me, ye evil-doers, And I keep the commands of my God.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Depart from me, ye evil-doers - Workers of iniquity; bad men. See the notes at Psalm 6:8. This indicates a determined purpose that nothing should deter or allure him from the service of God. A man who wishes to serve God, and lead a religious life, must separate himself from the society, as such, of unprincipled people.
For I will keep the commandments of my God - This is my fixed resolution. It may be remarked here
(1) that bad people will turn away from the society of one who has formed such a resolution, and who carries it out;
(2) the resolution is a necessary one to be formed and executed, if a man will serve God;
(3) the formation and execution of such a purpose, is the best way to get rid of the society of bad people.
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 …
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"And then I will declare to them, 'I never knew you; DEPART FROM ME, YOU WHO PRACTICE LAWLESSNESS.'
Depart from me, all you who do iniquity, For the LORD has heard the voice of my weeping.
Take away reproach and contempt from me, For I observe Your testimonies.
O that You would slay the wicked, O God; Depart from me, therefore, men of bloodshed.
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