New International Version
Let your face shine on your servant; save me in your unfailing love.
King James Bible
Make thy face to shine upon thy servant: save me for thy mercies' sake.
Darby Bible Translation
Make thy face to shine upon thy servant; save me in thy loving-kindness.
World English Bible
Make your face to shine on your servant. Save me in your loving kindness.
Young's Literal Translation
Cause Thy face to shine on Thy servant, Save me in Thy kindness.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Make thy face to shine upon thy servant - Only let me know that thou art reconciled to and pleased with me, and then, come what will, all must be well.
Save me for thy mercies' sake - Literally, Save me in thy mercy.
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'Oh how great is Thy goodness, which Thou hast laid up for them that fear Thee; which Thou hast wrought for them that trust in Thee before the sons of men!'--PSALM xxxi. 19. The Psalmist has been describing, with the eloquence of misery, his own desperate condition, in all manner of metaphors which he heaps together--'sickness,' 'captivity,' 'like a broken vessel,' 'as a dead man out of mind.' But in the depth of desolation he grasps at God's hand, and that lifts him up out of the pit. 'I trusted …
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My Spirit on Thy Care
the LORD make his face shine on you and be gracious to you;
Many, LORD, are asking, "Who will bring us prosperity?" Let the light of your face shine on us.
Turn, LORD, and deliver me; save me because of your unfailing love.
For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A psalm. A song. May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine on us--
Restore us, O God; make your face shine on us, that we may be saved.
Make your face shine on your servant and teach me your decrees.
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