New International Version
They confronted me in the day of my disaster, but the LORD was my support.
King James Bible
They prevented me in the day of my calamity: but the LORD was my stay.
Darby Bible Translation
They encountered me in the day of my calamity, but Jehovah was my stay.
World English Bible
They came on me in the day of my calamity, but Yahweh was my support.
Young's Literal Translation
They go before me in a day of my calamity And Jehovah is for a support to me.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They prevented me in the day of my calamity - They took advantage of the time in which I was least able to make head against them, and their attack was sudden and powerful. I should have been overthrown, but the Lord was my stay. He had been nearly exhausted by the fatigue of the day, when the giant availed himself of this advantage.
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LibraryAugust 2. "Thy Gentleness Hath Made Me Great" (Ps. xviii. 35).
"Thy gentleness hath made me great" (Ps. xviii. 35). The blessed Comforter is gentle, tender, and full of patience and love. How gentle are God's dealings even with sinners! How patient His forbearance! How tender His discipline, with His own erring children! How He led Jacob, Joseph, Israel, David, Elijah, and all His ancient servants, until they could truly say, "Thy gentleness hath made me great." The heart in which the Holy Spirit dwells will always be characterized by gentleness, lowliness, …
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For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A psalm of David. Answer me when I call to you, my righteous God. Give me relief from my distress; have mercy on me and hear my prayer.
I keep my eyes always on the LORD. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.
But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble.
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