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Psalms 25:1

    Psalms 25:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Unto thee, O LORD, do I lift up my soul.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    To you, O LORD, do I lift up my soul.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Unto thee, O Jehovah, do I lift up my soul.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    <Of David.> To you, O Lord, my soul is lifted up.

    Webster's Revision

    Unto thee, O Jehovah, do I lift up my soul.

    World English Bible

    To you, Yahweh, do I lift up my soul.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    A Psalm of David. Unto thee, O LORD, do I lift up my soul.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 25:1

    Do I lift up my soul - His soul was cast down, and by prayer and faith he endeavours to lift it up to God.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 25:1

    Unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul - In meditation; in gratitude; in praise. The idea is, that the thoughts are lifted up from earth and earthly subjects to God. This is the beginning of the meditation; this gives character, perhaps, to the psalm. The state of mind is that of one who turns cheerfully away from earthly themes, and opens his mind to more lofty and hallowed influences. The mind begins with God; and, beginning with this, the current of thought is allowed to flow on, gathering up such ideas as would come in under this general purpose. Opening the mind to this influence, thoughts would flow in upon the soul embracing a wide range, and perhaps not very closely connected among themselves, but all of which would be fitted to raise the heart to God in meditation, thankfulness, and praise.