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Psalms 18:36

    Psalms 18:36 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Thou hast enlarged my steps under me, that my feet did not slip.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    You have enlarged my steps under me, that my feet did not slip.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Thou hast enlarged my steps under me, And my feet have not slipped.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    You have made my steps wide under me, so that my feet are kept from slipping.

    Webster's Revision

    Thou hast enlarged my steps under me, And my feet have not slipped.

    World English Bible

    You have enlarged my steps under me, My feet have not slipped.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Thou hast enlarged my steps under me, and my feet have not slipped.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 18:36

    Enlarged my steps - See on Psalm 18:19 (note). From the hand of God he had continual prosperity; and while he walked with God no enemy was able to prevail against him. He details his successes in the following verses.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 18:36

    Thou hast enlarged my steps under me - The idea here is, "Thou hast made room for my feet, so that I have been enabled to walk without hindrance or obstruction. So in Psalm 31:8, "Thou hast set my feet in a large room." The idea is, that he was before straitened, compressed, hindered in his goings, but that now all obstacles had been taken out of the way, and he could walk freely.

    That my feet did not slip - Margin, mine ancles. The Hebrew word here rendered in the text feet, and in the margin ancles, means properly a joint; small joint; especially the ancle. The reference here is to the ancle, the joint that is so useful in walking, and that is so liable to be sprained or dislocated. The meaning is that he had been enabled to walk firmly; that he did not limp. Before, he had been like one whose ancles are weak or sprained; now he was able to tread firmly. The divine favor given to him was as if God had given strength to a lame man to walk firmly.

    Wesley's Notes on Psalms 18:36

    18:36 Slipt - As they are apt to do in narrow and uneven ways.