Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light unto me.
When i fall
The sinner takes money and does not give it back; but the upright man has mercy, and gives to others.
But you, O Lord, have mercy on me, lifting me up, so that I may give them their punishment.
For an upright man, after falling seven times, will get up again: but trouble is the downfall of the evil.
When i sit
Those who were in the dark, in the black night, in chains of sorrow and iron;
For the upright there is a light shining in the dark; he is full of grace and pity.
The people who went in the dark have seen a great light, and for those who were living in the land of the deepest night, the light is shining.
Saying to those who are in chains, Go free; to those who are in the dark, Come out into the light. They will get food by the way wherever they go, and have grass-lands on all the dry mountain-tops.
Who among you has the fear of the Lord, giving ear to the voice of his servant who has been walking in the dark and has no light? Let him put his faith in the name of the Lord, looking to his God for support.
The people who were in the dark saw a great light, and to those in the land of the shade of death did the dawn come up.
Because of the loving mercies of our God, by which the dawn from heaven has come to us,
I have been hard pushed by you, so that I might have a fall: but the Lord was my helper.