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Psalms 118:7

    Psalms 118:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The LORD taketh my part with them that help me: therefore shall I see my desire upon them that hate me.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The LORD takes my part with them that help me: therefore shall I see my desire on them that hate me.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Jehovah is on my side among them that help me: Therefore shall I see my desire upon them that hate me.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The Lord is my great helper: I will see my desire against my haters.

    Webster's Revision

    Jehovah is on my side among them that help me: Therefore shall I see my desire upon them that hate me.

    World English Bible

    Yahweh is on my side among those who help me. Therefore I will look in triumph at those who hate me.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The LORD is on my side among them that help me: therefore shall I see my desire upon them that hate me.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 118:7

    The Lord taketh my part with them that help me - Literally, The Lord is to me among my helpers. Therefore shall I see my desire upon them that hate me. Literally, And I shall look among them that hate me. As God is on my side, I fear not to look the whole of them in the face. I shall see them defeated.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 118:7

    The Lord taketh my part with them that help me - The psalmist had friends. There were those who stood by him. He relied, indeed, on their aid, but not on their aid without God. He felt that even their help was valuable to him only as God was with them. There was direct dependence on God in reference to himself; and there was the same sense of dependence in respect to all who were engaged in his defense. This might be rendered, however, simply "for my help," and is so rendered by DeWette. The Septuagint and Latin Vulgate render it, "The Lord is my helper."

    Therefore shall I see my desire upon them that hate me - literally, "I shall see upon those that hate me;" that is, I shall look upon them according to my wish; I shall see them overthrown and subdued. See the notes at Psalm 54:7. Compare Psalm 92:11; Psalm 112:8.