New International Version
Our God is a God who saves; from the Sovereign LORD comes escape from death.
King James Bible
He that is our God is the God of salvation; and unto GOD the Lord belong the issues from death.
Darby Bible Translation
Our God is the God of salvation; and with Jehovah, the Lord, are the goings forth [even] from death.
World English Bible
God is to us a God of deliverance. To Yahweh, the Lord, belongs escape from death.
Young's Literal Translation
God Himself is to us a God for deliverances, And Jehovah Lord hath the outgoings of death.
Psalm 68:20 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The issues from death - The going out or exodus from death - from the land of Egypt and house of bondage. Or the expression may mean, Life and death are in the hand of God. "He can create, and he destroy."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Burden-Bearing God
'Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits.'--(A.V.). 'Blessed be the Lord, who daily beareth our burden.' --PSALM lxviii. 19 (R.V.). The difference between these two renderings seems to be remarkable, and a person ignorant of any language but our own might find it hard to understand how any one sentence was susceptible of both. But the explanation is extremely simple. The important words in the Authorised Version, 'with benefits,' are a supplement, having nothing to represent them …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Rejoicing Before God.
Of the Three Woe Trumpets.
Letter Xlii to the Illustrious Youth, Geoffrey De Perrone, and his Comrades.
He said, "Praise be to the LORD, who rescued you from the hand of the Egyptians and of Pharaoh, and who rescued the people from the hand of the Egyptians.
"See now that I myself am he! There is no god besides me. I put to death and I bring to life, I have wounded and I will heal, and no one can deliver out of my hand.
But God will redeem me from the realm of the dead; he will surely take me to himself.
For you have delivered me from death and my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before God in the light of life.
Many times he delivered them, but they were bent on rebellion and they wasted away in their sin.
You came out to deliver your people, to save your anointed one. You crushed the leader of the land of wickedness, you stripped him from head to foot.
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