New International Version
that I may walk before the LORD in the land of the living.
King James Bible
I will walk before the LORD in the land of the living.
Darby Bible Translation
I will walk before Jehovah in the land of the living.
World English Bible
I will walk before Yahweh in the land of the living.
Young's Literal Translation
I walk habitually before Jehovah In the lands of the living.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I will walk before the Lord - אתהלך ethhallech, I will set myself to walk. I am determined to walk; my eyes are now bright ened, so that I can see; my feet are strengthened, so that I can walk; and my soul is alive, so that I can walk with the living.
The Vulgate, the Septuagint, the Ethiopic, the Arabic, and the Anglo-Saxon end this Psalm here, which is numbered the cxivth; and begin with the tenth verse another Psalm, which they number cxvth; but this division is not acknowledged by the Hebrew, Chaldee, and Syriac.
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'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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I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.
For you have delivered me from death and my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before God in the light of life.
I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the LORD has done.
I said, "I will not again see the LORD himself in the land of the living; no longer will I look on my fellow man, or be with those who now dwell in this world.
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