English Standard Version
Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him, and he will act.
King James Bible
Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.
Darby Bible Translation
Commit thy way unto Jehovah, and rely upon him: he will bring it to pass;
World English Bible
Commit your way to Yahweh. Trust also in him, and he will do this:
Young's Literal Translation
Roll on Jehovah thy way, And trust upon Him, and He worketh,
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CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
The lxx erroneously renders גּול ( equals גּל, Psalm 22:9) by ἀποκάλυψον instead of ἐπίῤῥιψον, 1 Peter 5:7 : roll the burden of cares of thy life's way upon Jahve, leave the guidance of thy life entirely to Him, and to Him alone, without doing anything in it thyself: He will gloriously accomplish (all that concerns thee): עשׂה, as in Psalm 22:32; Psalm 52:11; cf. Proverbs 16:3, and Paul Gerhardt's Befiehl du deine Wege, "Commit thou all thy ways," etc. The perfect in Psalm 37:6 is a continuation of the promissory יעשׂה. הוציא, as in Jeremiah 51:10, signifies to set forth: He will bring to light thy misjudged righteousness like the light (the sun, Job 31:26; Job 37:21, and more especially the morning sun, Proverbs 4:18), which breaks through the darkness; and thy down-trodden right (משׁפּטך is the pausal form of the singular beside Mugrash) like the bright light of the noon-day: cf. Isaiah 58:10, as on Psalm 37:4, Isaiah 58:14.
LibraryApril 11. "Commit Thy Way unto the Lord" (Ps. xxxvii. 5).
"Commit thy way unto the Lord" (Ps. xxxvii. 5). Seldom have we heard a better definition of faith than was given once in one of our meetings by a dear old colored woman, as she answered the question of a young man how to take the Lord for needed help. In her characteristic way, pointing her finger toward him, she said with great emphasis: "You've just got to believe that He's done it, and it's done." The great danger with most of us is, that after we ask Him to do it, we do not believe that it's …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
February 5. "Rest in the Lord" (Ps. xxxvii. ).
A Condensed Guide for Life
1 Peter 5:7
casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
Offer right sacrifices, and put your trust in the LORD.
Cast your burden on the LORD, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.
Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us. Selah
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.
Commit your work to the LORD, and your plans will be established.
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