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Psalms 66:9

    Psalms 66:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Which holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Which holds our soul in life, and suffers not our feet to be moved.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Who holdeth our soul in life, And suffereth not our feet to be moved.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Because he gives us life, and has not let our feet be moved.

    Webster's Revision

    Who holdeth our soul in life, And suffereth not our feet to be moved.

    World English Bible

    who preserves our life among the living, and doesn't allow our feet to be moved.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Which holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 66:9

    Which holdeth our soul in life - Literally, "he who placeth our soul בחיים bachaiyim, in lives." We are preserved alive, have health of body, and feel the life of God in our hearts.

    And suffereth not her feet to be moved - Keeps us steadfast in his testimonies. We have our life, our liberty, and our religion. O, what hath the Lord wrought for us! "Make, therefore, the voice of his praise to be heard." Let God and man know you are thankful.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 66:9

    Which holdeth our soul in life - Margin, as in Hebrew, putteth. That is, He has put (or placed) us in a state of safety. The word rendered "in life" means literally "among the living." The word soul here is equivalent to us - ourselves; and the idea is, that he keeps us among the living. What is here said of this special deliverance is true of all people at all times, that they owe the fact that they are among the living to the care of God; or, it is because he puts them among the living, or keeps them alive.

    And suffereth not our feet to be moved - That is, from their firm position of safety. The idea is taken from one who is walking, and who is kept from slipping or falling.