Psalm 17:5
Parallel Verses
New International Version
My steps have held to your paths; my feet have not stumbled.

New Living Translation
My steps have stayed on your path; I have not wavered from following you.

English Standard Version
My steps have held fast to your paths; my feet have not slipped.

New American Standard Bible
My steps have held fast to Your paths. My feet have not slipped.

King James Bible
Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
My steps are on Your paths; my feet have not slipped.

International Standard Version
Because my steps have held fast to your paths, my footsteps have not faltered.

NET Bible
I carefully obey your commands; I do not deviate from them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
You have supported my goings in your paths that my steps would not slip.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
my steps have remained firmly in your paths. My feet have not slipped.

JPS Tanakh 1917
My steps have held fast to Thy paths, My feet have not slipped.

New American Standard 1977
My steps have held fast to Thy paths.
            My feet have not slipped.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Sustain my steps in thy ways that my footsteps not slip.

King James 2000 Bible
Hold up my steps in your paths, that my feet slip not.

American King James Version
Hold up my goings in your paths, that my footsteps slip not.

American Standard Version
My steps have held fast to thy paths, My feet have not slipped.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Perfect thou my goings in thy paths: that my footsteps be not moved.

Darby Bible Translation
When thou holdest my goings in thy paths, my footsteps slip not.

English Revised Version
My steps have held fast to thy paths, my feet have not slipped.

Webster's Bible Translation
Uphold my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not.

World English Bible
My steps have held fast to your paths. My feet have not slipped.

Young's Literal Translation
To uphold my goings in Thy paths, My steps have not slidden.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
17:1-7 This psalm is a prayer. Feigned prayers are fruitless; but if our hearts lead our prayers, God will meet them with his favour. The psalmist had been used to pray, so that it was not his distress and danger that now first brought him to his duty. And he was encouraged by his faith to expect God would notice his prayers. Constant resolution and watchfulness against sins of the tongue, will be a good evidence of our integrity. Aware of man's propensity to wicked works, and of his own peculiar temptations, David had made God's word his preservative from the paths of Satan, which lead to destruction. If we carefully avoid the paths of sin, it will be very lead to destruction. If we carefully avoid the paths of sin, it will be very comfortable in the reflection, when we are in trouble. Those that are, through grace, going in God's paths, should pray that their goings may be held up in those paths. David prays, Lord, still hold me up. Those who would proceed and persevere in the ways of God, must, by faith prayer, get daily fresh supplies of grace and strength from him. Show thy marvellous loving-kindness, distinguishing favours, not common mercies, but be gracious to me; do as thou usest to do to those who love thy name.
Study Bible
Hear, O Lord, My Righteous Plee
4As for the deeds of men, by the word of Your lips I have kept from the paths of the violent. 5My steps have held fast to Your paths. My feet have not slipped. 6I have called upon You, for You will answer me, O God; Incline Your ear to me, hear my speech.…
Cross References
Job 23:11
"My foot has held fast to His path; I have kept His way and not turned aside.

Psalm 18:36
You enlarge my steps under me, And my feet have not slipped.

Psalm 37:31
The law of his God is in his heart; His steps do not slip.

Psalm 44:18
Our heart has not turned back, And our steps have not deviated from Your way,

Psalm 119:133
Establish my footsteps in Your word, And do not let any iniquity have dominion over me.
Treasury of Scripture

Hold up my goings in your paths, that my footsteps slip not.

Hold

Psalm 119:116,117,133 Uphold me according to your word, that I may live: and let me not …

Psalm 121:3,7 He will not suffer your foot to be moved: he that keeps you will not slumber…

1 Samuel 2:9 He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent …

Jeremiah 10:23 O LORD, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in …

that

Psalm 18:36 You have enlarged my steps under me, that my feet did not slip.

Psalm 38:16 For I said, Hear me, lest otherwise they should rejoice over me: …

Psalm 94:18 When I said, My foot slips; your mercy, O LORD, held me up.

slip not [Heb.] be not moved

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