New American Standard Bible
Guarding the paths of justice, And He preserves the way of His godly ones.
King James Bible
He keepeth the paths of judgment, and preserveth the way of his saints.
Darby Bible Translation
guarding the paths of just judgment and keeping the way of his godly ones.
World English Bible
that he may guard the paths of justice, and preserve the way of his saints.
Young's Literal Translation
To keep the paths of judgment, And the way of His saints He preserveth.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
saints - The devout and God-fearing. Compare Psalm 85:8 etc. The occurrence of the word here, in a book that became more and more prominent as prophetic utterances ceased, probably helped to determine its application in the period of the Maccabean struggles to those who especially claimed for themselves the title of "devout" (Chasidim, the ̓Ασιδαῖοι Asidaioi of 1 Macc. 7:13).
LibraryNotes on the Fourth Century
Page 238. Med. 1. In the wording of this meditation, and of several other passages in the Fourth Century, it seems as though Traherne is speaking not of himself, but of, a friend and teacher of his. He did this, no doubt, in order that he might not lay himself open to the charge of over-egotism. Yet that he is throughout relating his own experiences is proved by the fact that this Meditation, as first written, contains passages which the author afterwards marked for omission. In its original form …
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations
Sundry Sharp Reproofs
1 Samuel 2:9
"He keeps the feet of His godly ones, But the wicked ones are silenced in darkness; For not by might shall a man prevail.
Who keeps us in life And does not allow our feet to slip.
Hate evil, you who love the LORD, Who preserves the souls of His godly ones; He delivers them from the hand of the wicked.
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