Psalm 142:3
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New International Version
When my spirit grows faint within me, it is you who watch over my way. In the path where I walk people have hidden a snare for me.

King James Bible
When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then thou knewest my path. In the way wherein I walked have they privily laid a snare for me.

Darby Bible Translation
When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, then *thou* knewest my path. In the way wherein I walked have they hidden a snare for me.

World English Bible
When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, you knew my path. In the way in which I walk, they have hidden a snare for me.

Young's Literal Translation
When my spirit hath been feeble in me, Then Thou hast known my path; In the way in which I walk, They have hid a snare for me.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Then thou knewest my path - When Saul and his army were about the cave in which I was hidden, thou knewest my path - that I had then no way of escape but by miracle: but thou didst not permit them to know that I was wholly in their power.

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my spirit

Psalm 22:14 I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint: my heart is like wax; it is melted in the middle of my bowels.

Psalm 61:2 From the end of the earth will I cry to you, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I.

Psalm 102:4 My heart is smitten, and withered like grass; so that I forget to eat my bread.

Psalm 143:4 Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed within me; my heart within me is desolate.

Mark 14:33-36 And he takes with him Peter and James and John, and began to be sore amazed, and to be very heavy...

then thou

Psalm 1:6 For the LORD knows the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.

Psalm 17:3 You have proved my heart; you have visited me in the night; you have tried me, and shall find nothing...

Psalm 139:2-4 You know my sitting down and my rising up, you understand my thought afar off...

Job 23:10 But he knows the way that I take: when he has tried me, I shall come forth as gold.

in the way

Psalm 31:4 Pull me out of the net that they have laid privately for me: for you are my strength.

Psalm 35:7,8 For without cause have they hid for me their net in a pit, which without cause they have dig for my soul...

Psalm 56:6 They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.

Psalm 140:5 The proud have hid a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the wayside; they have set gins for me. Selah.

Psalm 141:9 Keep me from the snares which they have laid for me, and the gins of the workers of iniquity.

Jeremiah 18:22 Let a cry be heard from their houses, when you shall bring a troop suddenly on them: for they have dig a pit to take me...

Matthew 22:15 Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might entangle him in his talk.

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February the First the Soul in Prison
"Bring my soul out of prison!" --PSALM cxlii. I too, have my prison-house, and only the Lord can deliver me. There is the prison-house of sin. It is a dark and suffocating hole, without friendly light or morning air. And it is haunted by such affrighting shapes, as though my iniquities had incarnated themselves in ugly and repulsive forms. None but the Lord can bring me out. And there is the prison-house of sorrow. My griefs sometimes wrap me about like cold confining walls, which have neither
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This Chapter offers no more than a tentative and imperfect outline of the theology of St. Hilary; it is an essay, not a monograph. Little attempt will be made to estimate the value of his opinions from the point of view of modern thought; little will be said about his relation to earlier and contemporary thought, a subject on which he is habitually silent, and nothing about the after fate of his speculations. Yet the task, thus narrowed, is not without its difficulties. Much more attention, it is
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Cross References
Psalm 77:3
I remembered you, God, and I groaned; I meditated, and my spirit grew faint.

Psalm 140:5
The arrogant have hidden a snare for me; they have spread out the cords of their net and have set traps for me along my path.

Psalm 143:4
So my spirit grows faint within me; my heart within me is dismayed.

Jonah 2:7
"When my life was ebbing away, I remembered you, LORD, and my prayer rose to you, to your holy temple.

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