Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Preserve my soul, for I am a godly man;
O You my God, save Your servant who trusts in You.

King James Version

Preserve my soul; for I am holy: O thou my God, save thy servant that trusteth in thee.

Holman Bible

Protect my life, for I am faithful.
You are my God; save Your servant who trusts in You.

International Standard Version

Protect me, for I am faithful; My God, deliver your servant who trusts in you.

A Conservative Version

Preserve my soul, for I am devout. O thou my God, save thy servant who trusts in thee.

American Standard Version

Preserve my soul; for I am godly: O thou my God, save thy servant that trusteth in thee.

Amplified


Protect my life (soul), for I am godly and faithful;
O You my God, save Your servant, who trusts in You [believing in You and relying on You, confidently committing everything to You].

Darby Translation

Keep my soul, for I am godly; O thou my God, save thy servant who confideth in thee.

Julia Smith Translation

Watch my soul, for I am godly: save thy servant, thou my God, trusting in thee.

King James 2000

Preserve my soul; for I am holy: O you my God, save your servant that trusts in you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Watch over my life because I [am] faithful. You [are] my God; save your servant. [I am] the one who trusts you.

Modern King James verseion

Preserve my soul; for I am holy; O You my God, save Your servant who trusts in You.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Preserve thou my soul, for I am holy; my God, help thy servant that putteth his trust in thee.

NET Bible

Protect me, for I am loyal! O my God, deliver your servant, who trusts in you!

New Heart English Bible

Preserve my soul, for I am godly. You, my God, save your servant who trusts in you.

Webster

Preserve my soul; for I am holy: O thou my God, save thy servant that trusteth in thee.

World English Bible

Preserve my soul, for I am godly. You, my God, save your servant who trusts in you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Keep my soul, for I am pious, Save Thy servant -- who is trusting to Thee, O Thou, my God.

References

Easton

Context Readings

Lament And Petition

1 A Prayer of David.
Incline Your ear, O Lord, and answer me;
For I am afflicted and needy.
2 Preserve my soul, for I am a godly man;
O You my God, save Your servant who trusts in You.
3 Be gracious to me, O Lord,
For to You I cry all day long.


Cross References

Psalm 4:3

But know that the Lord has set apart the godly man for Himself;
The Lord hears when I call to Him.

Deuteronomy 7:7-8

The Lord did not set His love on you nor choose you because you were more in number than any of the peoples, for you were the fewest of all peoples,

1 Samuel 2:9

He keeps the feet of His godly ones,
But the wicked ones are silenced in darkness;
For not by might shall a man prevail.

Psalm 13:5

But I have trusted in Your lovingkindness;
My heart shall rejoice in Your salvation.

Psalm 16:1

A Mikhtam of David.
Preserve me, O God, for I take refuge in You.

Psalm 18:19

He brought me forth also into a broad place;
He rescued me, because He delighted in me.

Psalm 25:2

O my God, in You I trust,
Do not let me be ashamed;
Do not let my enemies exult over me.

Psalm 31:1

For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
In You, O Lord, I have taken refuge;
Let me never be ashamed;
In Your righteousness deliver me.

Psalm 31:14

But as for me, I trust in You, O Lord,
I say, “You are my God.”

Psalm 37:28

For the Lord loves justice
And does not forsake His godly ones;
They are preserved forever,
But the descendants of the wicked will be cut off.

Psalm 50:5

“Gather My godly ones to Me,
Those who have made a covenant with Me by sacrifice.”

Psalm 119:94

I am Yours, save me;
For I have sought Your precepts.

Psalm 119:124-125

Deal with Your servant according to Your lovingkindness
And teach me Your statutes.

Psalm 143:12

And in Your lovingkindness, cut off my enemies
And destroy all those who afflict my soul,
For I am Your servant.

Isaiah 26:3-4

“The steadfast of mind You will keep in perfect peace,
Because he trusts in You.

John 10:27-29

My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me;

John 12:26

If anyone serves Me, he must follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be also; if anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him.

John 17:11

I am no longer in the world; and yet they themselves are in the world, and I come to You. Holy Father, keep them in Your name, the name which You have given Me, that they may be one even as We are.

Romans 9:18

So then He has mercy on whom He desires, and He hardens whom He desires.

Romans 9:23-24

And He did so to make known the riches of His glory upon vessels of mercy, which He prepared beforehand for glory,

Romans 15:12-13

Again Isaiah says,
There shall come the root of Jesse,
And He who arises to rule over the Gentiles,
In Him shall the Gentiles hope.”

Ephesians 1:12-13

to the end that we who were the first to hope in Christ would be to the praise of His glory.

1 Peter 5:3-5

nor yet as lording it over those allotted to your charge, but proving to be examples to the flock.

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