New International Version
Deliver me, my God, from the hand of the wicked, from the grasp of those who are evil and cruel.
King James Bible
Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.
Darby Bible Translation
My God, rescue me out of the hand of the wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.
World English Bible
Rescue me, my God, from the hand of the wicked, from the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.
Young's Literal Translation
O my God, cause me to escape From the hand of the wicked, From the hand of the perverse and violent.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Out of the hand of the wicked - Probably his unnatural son Absalom, called here רשע rasha, the Wicked, because he had violated all laws, human and Divine.
The unrighteous and cruel man - Probably Ahithophel who was the iniquitous counsellor of a wicked and rebellious son.
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LibraryDecember 22. "My Tongue Also Shall Talk of Thy Righteousness all the Day Long" (Ps. Lxxi. 24).
"My tongue also shall talk of Thy righteousness all the day long" (Ps. lxxi. 24). It is a simple law of nature, that air always comes in to fill a vacuum. You can produce a draught at any time, by heating the air until it ascends, and then the cold air rushes in to supply its place. And so we can always be filled with the Holy Spirit by providing a vacuum. This breath is dependent upon exhausting the previous breath before you can inhale a fresh one. And so we must empty our hearts of the last breath …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Of the Day of Eternity and of the Straitnesses of this Life
1 Samuel 30:6
David was greatly distressed because the men were talking of stoning him; each one was bitter in spirit because of his sons and daughters. But David found strength in the LORD his God.
For the director of music. A psalm of David. Rescue me, LORD, from evildoers; protect me from the violent,
Keep me safe, LORD, from the hands of the wicked; protect me from the violent, who devise ways to trip my feet.
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