New Living Translation
Send me a sign of your favor. Then those who hate me will be put to shame, for you, O LORD, help and comfort me.
King James Bible
Shew me a token for good; that they which hate me may see it, and be ashamed: because thou, LORD, hast holpen me, and comforted me.
Darby Bible Translation
Shew me a token for good, that they which hate me may see it, and be ashamed; for thou, Jehovah, hast helped me and comforted me.
World English Bible
Show me a sign of your goodness, that those who hate me may see it, and be shamed, because you, Yahweh, have helped me, and comforted me. A Psalm by the sons of Korah; a Song.
Young's Literal Translation
Do with me a sign for good, And those hating me see and are ashamed, For Thou, O Jehovah, hast helped me, Yea, Thou hast comforted me!
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LibraryThe Mercy of God
The next attribute is God's goodness or mercy. Mercy is the result and effect of God's goodness. Psa 33:5. So then this is the next attribute, God's goodness or mercy. The most learned of the heathens thought they gave their god Jupiter two golden characters when they styled him good and great. Both these meet in God, goodness and greatness, majesty and mercy. God is essentially good in himself and relatively good to us. They are both put together in Psa 119:98. Thou art good, and doest good.' This …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
The Third Commandment
Gideon replied, "If you are truly going to help me, show me a sign to prove that it is really the LORD speaking to me.
You will restore me to even greater honor and comfort me once again.
The wicked will see this and be infuriated. They will grind their teeth in anger; they will slink away, their hopes thwarted.
My enemies did their best to kill me, but the LORD rescued me.
Please guarantee a blessing for me. Don't let the arrogant oppress me!
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