Psalm 31:17
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New International Version
Let me not be put to shame, LORD, for I have cried out to you; but let the wicked be put to shame and be silent in the realm of the dead.

King James Bible
Let me not be ashamed, O LORD; for I have called upon thee: let the wicked be ashamed, and let them be silent in the grave.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah, let me not be ashamed; for I have called upon thee: let the wicked be ashamed, let them be silent in Sheol.

World English Bible
Let me not be disappointed, Yahweh, for I have called on you. Let the wicked be disappointed. Let them be silent in Sheol.

Young's Literal Translation
O Jehovah, let me not be ashamed, For I have called Thee, let the wicked be ashamed, Let them become silent to Sheol.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Let the wicked be ashamed - Those who traduce my character and lay snares for my life; let them be confounded.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Let me

Psalm 31:1 In you, O LORD, do I put my trust; let me never be ashamed: deliver me in your righteousness.

Psalm 25:2,3 O my God, I trust in you: let me not be ashamed, let not my enemies triumph over me...

Psalm 34:5 They looked to him, and were lightened: and their faces were not ashamed.

Psalm 69:6,7 Let not them that wait on you, O Lord GOD of hosts, be ashamed for my sake: let not those that seek you be confounded for my sake...

Isaiah 50:6,7 I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair: I hid not my face from shame and spitting...

Joel 2:26,27 And you shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of the LORD your God, that has dealt wondrously with you...

wicked

Psalm 6:10 Let all my enemies be ashamed and sore vexed: let them return and be ashamed suddenly.

Psalm 35:4,26 Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul: let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise my hurt...

Psalm 40:14,15 Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it...

Psalm 70:2,3 Let them be ashamed and confounded that seek after my soul: let them be turned backward, and put to confusion, that desire my hurt...

Psalm 71:24 My tongue also shall talk of your righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought to shame...

Psalm 83:16,17 Fill their faces with shame; that they may seek your name, O LORD...

Isaiah 41:11,12 Behold, all they that were incensed against you shall be ashamed and confounded: they shall be as nothing...

Isaiah 45:16,17 They shall be ashamed, and also confounded, all of them: they shall go to confusion together that are makers of idols...

Isaiah 65:13,14 Therefore thus said the Lord GOD, Behold, my servants shall eat, but you shall be hungry: behold, my servants shall drink...

Jeremiah 20:11 But the LORD is with me as a mighty terrible one: therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail...

Daniel 12:2 And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.

them

Psalm 115:17 The dead praise not the LORD, neither any that go down into silence.

1 Samuel 2:9 He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Matthew 22:12 And he said to him, Friend, how came you in here not having a wedding garment? And he was speechless.

them

Psalm 115:17 The dead praise not the LORD, neither any that go down into silence.

1 Samuel 2:9 He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Matthew 22:12,13 And he said to him, Friend, how came you in here not having a wedding garment? And he was speechless...

silent in the grave. or, cut off for the grave

Library
Goodness Wrought and Goodness Laid Up
'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
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

'Lying Vanities'
'They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy.'--JONAH 11. 8. Jonah's refusal to obey the divine command to go to Nineveh and cry against it is best taken, not as prosaic history, but as a poetical representation of Israel's failure to obey the divine call of witnessing for God. In like manner, his being cast into the sea and swallowed by the great fish, is a poetic reproduction, for homiletical purposes, of Israel's sufferings at the hands of the heathen whom it had failed to warn. The
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Other Fragments on the Psalms. Ii.
On Psalm xxxi. 22. Of the Triumph of the Christian Faith. The mercy of God is not so "marvellous" when it is shown in humbler cities as when it is shown in "a strong city," [1389] and for this reason "God is to be blessed."
Hippolytus—The Extant Works and Fragments of Hippolytus

My Spirit on Thy Care
[861]Emmaus: [862]St. Michael: Louis Bourgeois, 1551; Arr. William Crotch, 1836 Psalm 31 Henry F. Lyte, 1834 My spirit on Thy care, Blest Savior, I recline; Thou wilt not leave me to despair, For Thou art love divine. In Thee I place my trust, On Thee I calmly rest; I know Thee good, I know Thee just, And count thy choice the best. Whate'er events betide, Thy will they all perform: Safe in Thy breast my head I hide, Nor fear the coming storm. Let good or ill befall, It must be good for me; Secure
Various—The Hymnal of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the USA

Cross References
1 Samuel 2:9
He will guard the feet of his faithful servants, but the wicked will be silenced in the place of darkness. "It is not by strength that one prevails;

2 Kings 2:23
From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking along the road, some boys came out of the town and jeered at him. "Get out of here, baldy!" they said. "Get out of here, baldy!"

Psalm 25:2
I trust in you; do not let me be put to shame, nor let my enemies triumph over me.

Psalm 25:3
No one who hopes in you will ever be put to shame, but shame will come on those who are treacherous without cause.

Psalm 25:20
Guard my life and rescue me; do not let me be put to shame, for I take refuge in you.

Psalm 94:17
Unless the LORD had given me help, I would soon have dwelt in the silence of death.

Psalm 115:17
It is not the dead who praise the LORD, those who go down to the place of silence;

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