New American Standard Bible
Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked; Preserve me from violent men Who have purposed to trip up my feet.
King James Bible
Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from the violent man; who have purposed to overthrow my goings.
Darby Bible Translation
Keep me, O Jehovah, from the hands of the wicked man, preserve me from the violent man, who devise to overthrow my steps.
World English Bible
Yahweh, keep me from the hands of the wicked. Preserve me from the violent men who have determined to trip my feet.
Young's Literal Translation
Preserve me, Jehovah, from the hands of the wicked, From one of violence Thou keepest me, Who have devised to overthrow my steps.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Who have purposed to overthrow my goings - To thrust me down as I go; to defeat my plans; to destroy me. They endeavor to prevent my accomplishing what I had designed to do.
LibraryEpistle xviii. To John, Bishop.
To John, Bishop. Gregory to John, Bishop of Constantinople  . At the time when your Fraternity was advanced to Sacerdotal dignity, you remember what peace and concord of the churches you found. But, with what daring or with what swelling of pride I know not, you have attempted to seize upon a new name, whereby the hearts of all your brethren might have come to take offence. I wonder exceedingly at this, since I remember how thou wouldest fain have fled from the episcopal office rather than …
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great
Covenanting a Privilege of Believers.
2 Samuel 22:49
Who also brings me out from my enemies; You even lift me above those who rise up against me; You rescue me from the violent man.
"On the right hand their brood arises; They thrust aside my feet and build up against me their ways of destruction.
Let not the foot of pride come upon me, And let not the hand of the wicked drive me away.
For strangers have risen against me And violent men have sought my life; They have not set God before them. Selah.
Rescue me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, Out of the grasp of the wrongdoer and ruthless man,
You pushed me violently so that I was falling, But the LORD helped me.
For the choir director. A Psalm of David. Rescue me, O LORD, from evil men; Preserve me from violent men
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