New American Standard Bible
You will pull me out of the net which they have secretly laid for me, For You are my strength.
King James Bible
Pull me out of the net that they have laid privily for me: for thou art my strength.
Darby Bible Translation
Draw me out of the net that they have hidden for me; for thou art my strength.
World English Bible
Pluck me out of the net that they have laid secretly for me, for you are my stronghold.
Young's Literal Translation
Bring me out from the net that they hid for me, For Thou art my strength.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Pull me out of the net - See the notes at Psalm 9:15.
That they have laid privily for me - That my enemies have laid for me. The phrase "laid privily" refers to the custom of "hiding" or "concealing" a net or gin, so that the wild beast that was to be taken could not see it, or would fall into it unawares. Thus, his enemies designed to overcome him, by springing a net upon him at a moment when he was not aware of it, and at a place where he did not suspect it.
For thou art my strength - My stronghold. My hope of defense is in thee, and thee alone.
Library'Into Thy Hands'
'Into Thine hand I commit my spirit: Thou hast redeemed me, O Lord God of truth.'--PSALM xxxi. 5. The first part of this verse is consecrated for ever by our Lord's use of it on the Cross. Is it not wonderful that, at that supreme hour, He deigned to take an unknown singer's words as His words? What an honour to that old saint that Jesus Christ, dying, should find nothing that more fully corresponded to His inmost heart at that moment than the utterance of the Psalmist long ago! How His mind must …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
"My Times are in Thy Hand"
Appendix xiv. The Law in Messianic Times.
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2 Samuel 22:33
"God is my strong fortress; And He sets the blameless in His way.
My eyes are continually toward the LORD, For He will pluck my feet out of the net.
For You are the God of my strength; why have You rejected me? Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?
For the choir director. A Psalm of the sons of Korah, set to Alamoth. A Song. God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.
They have prepared a net for my steps; My soul is bowed down; They dug a pit before me; They themselves have fallen into the midst of it. Selah.
The proud have hidden a trap for me, and cords; They have spread a net by the wayside; They have set snares for me. Selah.
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