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Psalms 69:18

    Psalms 69:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Draw nigh unto my soul, and redeem it: deliver me because of mine enemies.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Draw near to my soul, and redeem it: deliver me because of my enemies.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Draw nigh unto my soul, and redeem it: Ransom me because of mine enemies.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Come near to my soul, for its salvation: be my saviour, because of those who are against me.

    Webster's Revision

    Draw nigh unto my soul, and redeem it: Ransom me because of mine enemies.

    World English Bible

    Draw near to my soul, and redeem it. Ransom me because of my enemies.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Draw nigh unto my soul, and redeem it: ransom me because of mine enemies.

    Definitions for Psalms 69:18

    Nigh - Near.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 69:18

    Deliver me because of mine enemies - Probably they now began to think that the redemption of these captives was not an impossible thing; that it was not far off; and therefore they had great rage, because they found their time was but short.

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 69:18

    Draw nigh unto my soul - To me - for my life is in danger.

    And redeem it - Ransom it; save it from ruin. See the notes at Isaiah 43:3; notes at Isaiah 44:22.

    Deliver me, because of mine enemies - Because they are so numerous, so powerful, and so determined on my destruction. Compare Psalm 13:4.