New American Standard Bible
Uphold me that I may be safe, That I may have regard for Your statutes continually.
King James Bible
Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe: and I will have respect unto thy statutes continually.
Darby Bible Translation
Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe; and I will have respect unto thy statutes continually.
World English Bible
Hold me up, and I will be safe, and will have respect for your statutes continually.
Young's Literal Translation
Support Thou me, and I am saved, And I look on Thy statutes continually.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Hold thou me up - Keep me from falling in the trials and temptations of life. The Hebrew word means to prop, uphold, support. The Septuagint is, "Aid me."
And I shall be safe - And I shall be saved; or, that I may be saved. It is an acknowledgment of entire dependence on God for salvation - temporal and eternal.
And I will have respect ... - I will look to thy statutes; I will have them always in my eye. Compare the notes at Psalm 119:6.
LibraryA Cleansed Way
Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed thereto according to Thy word.'--PSALM cxix. 9. There are many questions about the future with which it is natural for you young people to occupy yourselves; but I am afraid that the most of you ask more anxiously 'How shall I make my way?' than 'How shall I cleanse it?' It is needful carefully to ponder the questions: 'How shall I get on in the world--be happy, fortunate?' and the like, and I suppose that that is the consideration …
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"Because of the devastation of the afflicted, because of the groaning of the needy, Now I will arise," says the LORD; "I will set him in the safety for which he longs."
You have also given me the shield of Your salvation, And Your right hand upholds me; And Your gentleness makes me great.
Then I shall not be ashamed When I look upon all Your commandments.
I will meditate on Your precepts And regard Your ways.
The fear of man brings a snare, But he who trusts in the LORD will be exalted.
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