New American Standard Bible
Yet God is my king from of old, Who works deeds of deliverance in the midst of the earth.
King James Bible
For God is my King of old, working salvation in the midst of the earth.
Darby Bible Translation
But God is my king of old, accomplishing deliverances in the midst of the earth.
World English Bible
Yet God is my King of old, working salvation in the midst of the earth.
Young's Literal Translation
And God is my king of old, Working salvation in the midst of the earth.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For God is my King of old - That is, the king, or ruler of his people. The people had acknowledged him as their king and ruler, and he had showed himself to be such. This is given as a reason why he should now interpose in their behalf. It is an argument, proper always to be urged, drawn from the faithfulness and unchangeableness of God.
Working salvation in the midst of the earth - Salvation for his people. The reference here particularly is to what he had done for his people in delivering them from bondage in Egypt, and conducting them to the promised land, as is stated in the following verses.
LibraryHow those are to be Admonished who Abstain not from the Sins which they Bewail, and those Who, Abstaining from Them, Bewail them Not.
(Admonition 31.) Differently to be admonished are those who lament their transgressions, and yet forsake them not, and those who forsake them, and yet lament them not. For those who lament their transgressions and yet forsake them not are to be admonished to learn to consider anxiously that they cleanse themselves in vain by their weeping, if they wickedly defile themselves in their living, seeing that the end for which they wash themselves in tears is that, when clean, they may return to filth. …
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great
Synagogues: their Origin, Structure and Outward Arrangements
You are my King, O God; Command victories for Jacob.
You divided the sea by Your strength; You broke the heads of the sea monsters in the waters.
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