New Living Translation
The LORD will work out his plans for my life--for your faithful love, O LORD, endures forever. Don't abandon me, for you made me.
King James Bible
The LORD will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O LORD, endureth for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah will perfect what concerneth me: thy loving-kindness, O Jehovah, endureth for ever; forsake not the works of thine own hands.
World English Bible
Yahweh will fulfill that which concerns me; your loving kindness, Yahweh, endures forever. Don't forsake the works of your own hands. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.
Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah doth perfect for me, O Jehovah, Thy kindness is to the age, The works of Thy hands let not fall!
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
138:8 Perfect - Will finish the great work of my deliverance. Forsake not - Or, do not give over, the work of my salvation, which is thus far advanced, not by any human help, but by thy power and providence.
LibraryWherefore a Few Witnesses, which the Lord Deigns to Suggest to My Mind...
32. Wherefore a few witnesses, which the Lord deigns to suggest to my mind, I proceed to mention, from out the teaching of Christ concerning humility, such as perhaps may be enough for my purpose. His discourse, the first which He delivered to His disciples at greater length, began from this. "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven."  And these without all controversy we take to be humble. The faith of that Centurion He on this account chiefly praised, and said …
St. Augustine—Of Holy Virginity.
Letter Xliii a Consolatory Letter to the Parents of Geoffrey.
That the Ruler Should be Always Chief in Action.
How those that are at Variance and those that are at Peace are to be Admonished.
And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.
What do you gain by oppressing me? Why do you reject me, the work of your own hands, while smiling on the schemes of the wicked?
"'You formed me with your hands; you made me, yet now you completely destroy me.
You would call and I would answer, and you would yearn for me, your handiwork.
Do not turn your back on me. Do not reject your servant in anger. You have always been my helper. Don't leave me now; don't abandon me, O God of my salvation!
I cry out to God Most High, to God who will fulfill his purpose for me.
And now, in my old age, don't set me aside. Don't abandon me when my strength is failing.
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