New American Standard Bible
Therefore the LORD has recompensed me according to my righteousness, According to the cleanness of my hands in His eyes.
King James Bible
Therefore hath the LORD recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah hath recompensed me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his sight.
World English Bible
Therefore Yahweh has rewarded me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his eyesight.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah doth return to me, According to my righteousness, According to the cleanness of my hands, Over-against his eyes.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Therefore hath the Lord recompensed me - By delivering me from my enemies. The divine interpositions in his behalf had been of the nature of a reward or recompense.
According to my righteousness - As if I were righteous; or, his acts of intervention have been such as are appropriate to a righteous life. The psalmist does not say that it was on account of his righteousness as if he had merited the favor of God, but that the interpositions in his behalf had been such as to show that God regarded him as righteous.
According to the cleanness of my hands - See the note at Psalm 18:20.
In his eyesight - Margin, as in Hebrew, before his eyes. The idea is that God saw that he was upright.
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The soul in the state of abandonment can abstain from justifying itself by word or deed. The divine action justifies it. This order of the divine will is the solid and firm rock on which the submissive soul reposes, sheltered from change and tempest. It is continually present under the veil of crosses, and of the most ordinary actions. Behind this veil the hand of God is hidden to sustain and to support those who abandon themselves entirely to Him. From the time that a soul becomes firmly established …
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"The LORD will repay each man for his righteousness and his faithfulness; for the LORD delivered you into my hand today, but I refused to stretch out my hand against the LORD'S anointed.
The LORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness; According to the cleanness of my hands He has recompensed me.
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