New International Version
Surely God is my help; the Lord is the one who sustains me.
King James Bible
Behold, God is mine helper: the Lord is with them that uphold my soul.
Darby Bible Translation
Behold, God is my helper; the Lord is among them that uphold my soul.
World English Bible
Behold, God is my helper. The Lord is the one who sustains my soul.
Young's Literal Translation
Lo, God is a helper to me, The Lord is with those supporting my soul,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Behold, God is mine helper - This would naturally occur to him when he saw that Saul was obliged to leave the pursuit, and go to defend his territories, when he was on the very point of seizing him. God, whose providence is ever watchful, had foreseen this danger and stirred up the Philistines to make this inroad just at the time in which Saul and his army were about to lay hands on David. Well might he then say, "Behold, God is mine helper."
Is with them, that uphold my soul - נפשי naphshi, my life. This may even refer to the Philistines, who had at this time made an inroad on Israel. God was even with his own enemies, by making them instruments to save the life of his servant.
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(Admonition 32.) Differently to be admonished are they who even praise the unlawful things which they do, and those who censure what is wrong, and yet avoid it not. For they who even praise the unlawful things which they do are to be admonished to consider how for the most part they offend more by the mouth than by deeds. For by deeds they perpetrate wrong things in their own persons only; but with the mouth they bring out wickedness in the persons of as many as there are souls of hearers, to …
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great
Epistle ii. To Anastasius, Bishop of Antioch.
Hear, LORD, and be merciful to me; LORD, be my help."
for the power of the wicked will be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous.
though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand.
The LORD helps them and delivers them; he delivers them from the wicked and saves them, because they take refuge in him.
Because of my integrity you uphold me and set me in your presence forever.
Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me.
The LORD is with me; he is my helper. I look in triumph on my enemies.
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