New American Standard Bible
Commit your works to the LORD And your plans will be established.
King James Bible
Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.
Darby Bible Translation
Commit thy works unto Jehovah, and thy thoughts shall be established.
World English Bible
Commit your deeds to Yahweh, and your plans shall succeed.
Young's Literal Translation
Roll unto Jehovah thy works, And established are thy purposes,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Commit - literally, as in the margin, as a man transfers a burden from his own back to one stronger and better able to bear it. Compare the margin reference.
Thy thoughts - i. e., The plans or counsels out of which the works spring.
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1 Peter 5:7
casting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you.
Commit your way to the LORD, Trust also in Him, and He will do it.
Cast your burden upon the LORD and He will sustain you; He will never allow the righteous to be shaken.
In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight.
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