Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

For thou hast delivered my soul from death; wilt thou not keep my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?

New American Standard Bible

For You have delivered my soul from death, Indeed my feet from stumbling, So that I may walk before God In the light of the living.

King James Version

For thou hast delivered my soul from death: wilt not thou deliver my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?

Holman Bible

For You delivered me from death,
even my feet from stumbling,
to walk before God in the light of life.

International Standard Version

For you have delivered me from death and my feet from stumbling, so that I may walk before God in the light of the living! To the Director: A special Davidic psalm to the tune of "Do Not Destroy," when he fled from Saul into a cave.

A Conservative Version

For thou have delivered my soul from death, and my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living.

American Standard Version

For thou hast delivered my soul from death: Hast thou not delivered my feet from falling, That I may walk before God In the light of the living?

Amplified

For You have delivered my life from death, yes, and my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of life and of the living.

Bible in Basic English

Because you have taken my soul from the power of death; and kept my feet from falling, so that I may be walking before God in the light of life.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For thou hast delivered my life from death; thou hast kept my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living.

Julia Smith Translation

For thou deliveredst my soul from death: are not my feet from falling, to go about before God in the light of the living?

King James 2000

For you have delivered my soul from death: will not you deliver my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?

Lexham Expanded Bible

because you have delivered my soul from death. [Have you] not [kept] my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?

Modern King James verseion

For You have delivered my soul from death; have You not kept my feet from falling, so that I may walk before God in the light of the living?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For thou hast delivered my soul from death, and my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living.

NET Bible

when you deliver my life from death. You keep my feet from stumbling, so that I might serve God as I enjoy life.

New Heart English Bible

For you have delivered my soul from death, and prevented my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living.

The Emphasized Bible

For thou hast rescued my soul from death, Wilt thou not rescue my feet from stumbling? That I may walk to and fro, before God, In the light of life.

Webster

For thou hast delivered my soul from death: wilt thou not deliver my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?

World English Bible

For you have delivered my soul from death, and prevented my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "Do Not Destroy." A poem by David, when he fled from Saul, in the cave.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Thou hast delivered my soul from death, Dost Thou not my feet from falling? To walk habitually before God in the light of the living!

References

Fausets

Context Readings

A Call For God's Protection

12 Thy vows are upon me, O God: I will render thanks unto thee. 13 For thou hast delivered my soul from death; wilt thou not keep my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?


Cross References

Job 33:30

To bring back his soul from the pit, that he may be enlightened with the light of the living.

Psalm 116:8-9

For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, my feet from falling.

Genesis 17:1

And Abram was ninety-nine years old, when Jehovah appeared to Abram, and said to him, I am the Almighty God: walk before my face, and be perfect.

1 Samuel 2:9

He keepeth the feet of his saints, but the wicked are silenced in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

Psalm 17:5

When thou holdest my goings in thy paths, my footsteps slip not.

Psalm 49:15

But God will redeem my soul from the power of Sheol: for he will receive me. Selah.

Psalm 86:12-13

I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with my whole heart; and I will glorify thy name for evermore.

Psalm 94:18

When I said, My foot slippeth, thy loving-kindness, O Jehovah, held me up.

Psalm 145:14

Jehovah upholdeth all that fall, and raiseth up all that are bowed down.

Isaiah 2:5

House of Jacob, come ye, and let us walk in the light of Jehovah.

Isaiah 38:3

and said, Ah, Jehovah, remember, I beseech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept much.

John 8:12

Again therefore Jesus spoke to them, saying, I am the light of the world; he that follows me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

John 12:35-36

Jesus therefore said to them, Yet a little while is the light amongst you. Walk while ye have the light, that darkness may not overtake you. And he who walks in the darkness does not know where he goes.

2 Corinthians 1:10

who has delivered us from so great a death, and does deliver; in whom we confide that he will also yet deliver;

Ephesians 5:8-14

for ye were once darkness, but now light in the Lord; walk as children of light,

1 Thessalonians 1:10

and to await his Son from the heavens, whom he raised from among the dead, Jesus, our deliverer from the coming wrath.

Hebrews 2:15

and might set free all those who through fear of death through the whole of their life were subject to bondage.

James 5:20

let him know that he that brings back a sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death and shall cover a multitude of sins.

Revelation 21:23-24

And the city has no need of the sun nor of the moon, that they should shine for it; for the glory of God has enlightened it, and the lamp thereof is the Lamb.

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