Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For my eyes are toward You, O God, the Lord;
In You I take refuge; do not leave me defenseless.

King James Version

But mine eyes are unto thee, O GOD the Lord: in thee is my trust; leave not my soul destitute.

Holman Bible

But my eyes look to You, Lord God.
I seek refuge in You; do not let me die.

International Standard Version

Nevertheless, my eyes are on you, Lord GOD, as I seek protection in you. Don't leave me defenseless!

A Conservative Version

For my eyes are to thee, O lord LORD. In thee do I take refuge. Leave not my soul destitute.

American Standard Version

For mine eyes are unto thee, O Jehovah the Lord: In thee do I take refuge; leave not my soul destitute.

Amplified


For my eyes are toward You, O God, the Lord;
In You I take refuge; do not pour out my life nor leave me defenseless.

Darby Translation

For unto thee, Jehovah, Lord, are mine eyes; in thee do I trust: leave not my soul destitute.

Julia Smith Translation

For to thee, O Jehovah my Lord, are mine eyes: in thee I put my trust; thou wilt not make my soul naked.

King James 2000

But my eyes are unto you, O GOD the Lord: in you is my trust; leave not my soul destitute.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But my eyes [are] toward you, O Yahweh, my Lord; I have taken refuge in you. Do not lay bare my soul.

Modern King James verseion

But my eyes are on You, O Lord Jehovah; in You I take refuge, do not leave my soul naked.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But mine eyes look unto thee, O LORD God; in thee is my trust. O cast not out my soul.

NET Bible

Surely I am looking to you, O sovereign Lord. In you I take shelter. Do not expose me to danger!

New Heart English Bible

For my eyes are on you, LORD, the Lord. In you, I take refuge. Do not leave my soul destitute.

The Emphasized Bible

Surely, unto thee, O Yahweh, My Lord, are mine eyes, In thee, have I sought refuge, Do not pour out my life.

Webster

But my eyes are to thee, O GOD the Lord: in thee is my trust; leave not my soul destitute.

World English Bible

For my eyes are on you, Yahweh, the Lord. In you, I take refuge. Don't leave my soul destitute.

Youngs Literal Translation

But to Thee, O Jehovah, my Lord, are mine eyes, In Thee I have trusted, Make not bare my soul.

Context Readings

Protection From Sin And Sinners

7 As when one plows and breaks open the earth,
Our bones have been scattered at the mouth of Sheol.
8 For my eyes are toward You, O God, the Lord;
In You I take refuge; do not leave me defenseless.
9 Keep me from the jaws of the trap which they have set for me,
And from the snares of those who do iniquity.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 20:12

O our God, will You not judge them? For we are powerless before this great multitude who are coming against us; nor do we know what to do, but our eyes are on You.”

Psalm 2:12

Do homage to the Son, that He not become angry, and you perish in the way,
For His wrath may soon be kindled.
How blessed are all who take refuge in Him!

Psalm 11:1

For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
In the Lord I take refuge;
How can you say to my soul, “Flee as a bird to your mountain;

Psalm 25:15-17

My eyes are continually toward the Lord,
For He will pluck my feet out of the net.

Psalm 102:17

He has regarded the prayer of the destitute
And has not despised their prayer.

Psalm 123:1-2

A Song of Ascents.
To You I lift up my eyes,
O You who are enthroned in the heavens!

Psalm 143:3-4

For the enemy has persecuted my soul;
He has crushed my life to the ground;
He has made me dwell in dark places, like those who have long been dead.

Isaiah 41:17

“The afflicted and needy are seeking water, but there is none,
And their tongue is parched with thirst;
I, the Lord, will answer them Myself,
As the God of Israel I will not forsake them.

John 14:18

“I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.

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