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Psalms 60:11

    Psalms 60:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Give us help against the adversary; For vain is the help of man.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Give us help in our trouble; for there is no help in man.

    Webster's Revision

    Give us help against the adversary; For vain is the help of man.

    World English Bible

    Give us help against the adversary, for the help of man is vain.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Give us help against the adversary: for vain is the help of man.

    Definitions for Psalms 60:11

    Vain - Empty; foolish; useless.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 60:11

    Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man - We have done all we can do, and have trusted too much in ourselves; now, Lord, undertake for us.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 60:11

    Give us help from trouble - From the troubles which have now come upon us and overwhelmed us.

    For vain is the help of man - Margin, salvation. The idea is, that they would look in vain to man to assist them in their present difficulties. They must depend on God alone. What is here said of temporal troubles is true as absolutely in the matter of salvation. When we are burdened with the consciousness of guilt, and trembling under the apprehension of the wrath to come, it is not man that can aid us. Our help is in God alone. Man can neither guide, comfort, pardon, nor save; and in vain should we look to any man, or to all people, for aid. We must look to God alone: to God as the only one who can remove guilt from the soul; who can give peace to the troubled heart; who can deliver us - from condemnation and ruin.