New International Version
For you, LORD, have delivered me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling,
King James Bible
For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.
Darby Bible Translation
For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, my feet from falling.
World English Bible
For you have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.
Young's Literal Translation
For Thou hast delivered my soul from death, My eyes from tears, my feet from overthrowing.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou hast delivered my soul from death - Thou hast rescued my life from the destruction to which it was exposed.
Mine eyes from tears - Thou hast turned my sorrow into joy.
My feet from falling - Thou hast taken me out of the land of snares and pitfalls, and brought me into a plain path. How very near does our ancient mother tongue come to this: For thou he nerode sawle mine of deathe, eapan mine of tearum; fet mine of slide. And this language is but a little improved in the old Psalter: -
For he toke my saule fra dede; my eghen fra teres; my fete fra slippyng.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and my feet
'What shall I render unto the Lord for all His benefits toward me? 13. I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the Lord.'--PSALM cxvi. 12, 13. There may possibly be a reference here to a part of the Passover ritual. It seems to have become the custom in later times to lift high the wine cup at that feast and drink it with solemn invocation and glad thanksgiving. So we find our Lord taking the cup--the 'cup of blessing' as Paul calls it--and giving thanks. But as there is no record …
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But God will redeem me from the realm of the dead; he will surely take me to himself.
For you have delivered me from death and my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before God in the light of life.
For great is your love toward me; you have delivered me from the depths, from the realm of the dead.
I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the LORD has done.
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