New International Version
"Give me, O God, the pledge you demand. Who else will put up security for me?
King James Bible
Lay down now, put me in a surety with thee; who is he that will strike hands with me?
Darby Bible Translation
Lay down now [a pledge], be thou surety for me with thyself: who is he that striketh hands with me?
World English Bible
"Now give a pledge, be collateral for me with yourself. Who is there who will strike hands with me?
Young's Literal Translation
Place, I pray Thee, my pledge with Thee; Who is he that striketh hand with me?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Lay down now - Deposit a pledge; stake your conduct against mine, and your life and soul on the issue; let the cause come before God, let him try it; and see whether any of you shall be justified by him, while I am condemned.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Library9Th Day. Persevering Grace.
"He is Faithful that Promised." "The righteous shall hold on his way."--JOB xvii. 9. Persevering Grace. Reader! how comforting to thee amid the ebbings and flowings of thy changing history, to know that the change is all with thee, and not with thy God! Thy spiritual bark may be tossed on waves of temptation, in many a dark midnight. Thou mayest think thy pilot hath left thee, and be ready continually to say, "Where is my God?" But fear not! The bark which bears thy spiritual destinies is in better …
John Ross Macduff—The Faithful Promiser
Another Shorter Evening Prayer.
Ensure your servant's well-being; do not let the arrogant oppress me.
I cried like a swift or thrush, I moaned like a mourning dove. My eyes grew weak as I looked to the heavens. I am being threatened; Lord, come to my aid!"
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