Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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.

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 ploweth and cleaveth the earth, Our bones are scattered at the mouth of Sheol. 8 For mine eyes are unto thee, O Jehovah the Lord: In thee do I take refuge; leave not my soul destitute. 9 Keep me from the snare which they have laid for me, And from the gins of the workers of iniquity.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 20:12

O our God, wilt thou not judge them? for we have no might against this great company that cometh against us; neither know we what to do: but out eyes are upon thee.

Psalm 2:12

Kiss the son, lest he be angry, and ye perish in the way, For his wrath will soon be kindled. Blessed are all they that take refuge in him.

Psalm 11:1

In Jehovah do I take refuge: How say ye to my soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain;

Psalm 25:15-17

Mine eyes are ever toward Jehovah; For he will pluck my feet out of the net.

Psalm 102:17

He hath regarded the prayer of the destitute, And hath not despised their prayer.

Psalm 123:1-2

Unto thee do I lift up mine eyes, O thou that sittest in the heavens.

Psalm 143:3-4

For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; He hath smitten my life down to the ground: He hath made me to dwell in dark places, as those that have been long dead.

Isaiah 41:17

The poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue faileth for thirst; I, Jehovah, will answer them, I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.

John 14:18

I will not leave you desolate: I come unto you.

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