New International Version
When I felt secure, I said, "I will never be shaken."
King James Bible
And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved.
Darby Bible Translation
As for me, I said in my prosperity, I shall never be moved.
World English Bible
As for me, I said in my prosperity, "I shall never be moved."
Young's Literal Translation
And I -- I have said in mine ease, 'I am not moved -- to the age.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved - Peace and prosperity had seduced the heart of David, and led him to suppose that his mountain - his dominion, stood so strong, that adversity could never affect him. He wished to know the physical and political strength of his kingdom; and, forgetting to depend upon God, he desired Joab to make a census of the people; which God punished in the manner related in 2 Samuel 24, and which he in this place appears to acknowledge.
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His anger endureth but a moment; in His favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.'--PSALM xxx. 5. A word or two of exposition is necessary in order to bring out the force of this verse. There is an obvious antithesis in the first part of it, between 'His anger' and 'His favour.' Probably there is a similar antithesis between a 'moment' and 'life.' For, although the word rendered 'life' does not unusually mean a lifetime it may have that signification, and …
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He says to himself, "Nothing will ever shake me." He swears, "No one will ever do me harm."
Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will never be shaken.
Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken.
I, Nebuchadnezzar, was at home in my palace, contented and prosperous.
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