New International Version
for the power of the wicked will be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous.
King James Bible
For the arms of the wicked shall be broken: but the LORD upholdeth the righteous.
Darby Bible Translation
for the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but Jehovah upholdeth the righteous.
World English Bible
For the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but Yahweh upholds the righteous.
Young's Literal Translation
For the arms of the wicked are shivered, And Jehovah is sustaining the righteous.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The arms of the wicked - Their power to do evil. Of this they are often deprived. Talents lent and abused shall be resumed, and the misuser called to a severe account by the Lord of the talents.
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LibraryNovember 13. "Delight Thyself in the Lord" (Ps. xxxvii. 4).
"Delight thyself in the Lord" (Ps. xxxvii. 4). Daniel's heart was filled with God's love for His work and kingdom and his prayers were the mightiest forces of his time, through which God gave to him the restoration of Israel to their own land, and the acknowledgment by the rulers of the world of the God of whom he testified and for whom he lived. There is a beautiful promise in the thirty-seventh Psalm, "Delight thyself in the Lord, and He will give thee the desires of thine heart," which it is, …
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April 24. "Fret not Thyself in any Wise" (Ps. xxxvii. 8).
Christian Devotion to God's Will.
The wicked are denied their light, and their upraised arm is broken.
Break the arm of the wicked man; call the evildoer to account for his wickedness that would not otherwise be found out.
Because of my integrity you uphold me and set me in your presence forever.
Surely God is my help; the Lord is the one who sustains me.
From birth I have relied on you; you brought me forth from my mother's womb. I will ever praise you.
Sustain me, my God, according to your promise, and I will live; do not let my hopes be dashed.
The LORD upholds all who fall and lifts up all who are bowed down.
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