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Psalms 69:29

    Psalms 69:29 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But I am poor and sorrowful: let thy salvation, O God, set me up on high.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But I am poor and sorrowful: let your salvation, O God, set me up on high.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But I am poor and sorrowful: Let thy salvation, O God, set me up on high.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But I am poor and full of sorrow; let me be lifted up by your salvation, O Lord.

    Webster's Revision

    But I am poor and sorrowful: Let thy salvation, O God, set me up on high.

    World English Bible

    But I am in pain and distress. Let your salvation, God, protect me.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But I am poor and sorrowful: let thy salvation, O God, set me up on high.

    Definitions for Psalms 69:29

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 69:29

    I am poor and sorrowful - Literally, I an laid low, and full of pain or grief. Hence the prayer, "Let thy salvation, O God set me on high!" My oppression has laid me low; thy salvation shall make me high!

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 69:29

    But I am poor and sorrowful - I am afflicted and suffering. The word here rendered "poor" often means "afflicted."

    Let thy salvation, O God, set me up on high - Let thy help raise me up from my low condition, and exalt me to a place of safety.

    Wesley's Notes on Psalms 69:29

    69:29 On high - Out of the reach of mine enemies.