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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CommentaryClarke'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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I remembered you, God, and I groaned; I meditated, and my spirit grew faint.
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.
So my spirit grows faint within me; my heart within me is dismayed.
"When my life was ebbing away, I remembered you, LORD, and my prayer rose to you, to your holy temple.
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