New American Standard Bible
I call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised, And I am saved from my enemies.
King James Bible
I will call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised: so shall I be saved from mine enemies.
Darby Bible Translation
I will call upon Jehovah, who is to be praised: so shall I be saved from mine enemies.
World English Bible
I call on Yahweh, who is worthy to be praised; and I am saved from my enemies.
Young's Literal Translation
The 'Praised One' I call Jehovah, And from my enemies I am saved.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
I will call upon the Lord - The idea here is, that he would constantly call upon the Lord. In all times of trouble and danger he would go to him, and invoke his aid. The experience of the past had been such as to lead him to put confidence in him in all time to come. He had learned to flee to him in danger, and he had never put his trust in him in vain. The idea is, that a proper view of God's dealings with us in the past should lead us to feel that we may put confidence in him in the future.
Who is worthy to be praised - More literally, "Him who is to be praised I will call upon, Jehovah." The prominent - the leading thought is, that God is a being every way worthy of praise.
So shall I be saved from my enemies - Ever onward, and at all times. He had had such ample experience of his protection that he could confide in him as one who would deliver him from all his foes.
LibraryConviction of Weakness.
The soul in the state of abandonment can abstain from justifying itself by word or deed. The divine action justifies it. This order of the divine will is the solid and firm rock on which the submissive soul reposes, sheltered from change and tempest. It is continually present under the veil of crosses, and of the most ordinary actions. Behind this veil the hand of God is hidden to sustain and to support those who abandon themselves entirely to Him. From the time that a soul becomes firmly established …
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This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him And saved him out of all his troubles.
A Song; a Psalm of the sons of Korah. Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised, In the city of our God, His holy mountain.
For great is the LORD and greatly to be praised; He is to be feared above all gods.
From the rising of the sun to its setting The name of the LORD is to be praised.
Great is the LORD, and highly to be praised, And His greatness is unsearchable.
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