New American Standard Bible
In God, whose word I praise, In God I have put my trust; I shall not be afraid. What can mere man do to me?
King James Bible
In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me.
Darby Bible Translation
In God will I praise his word, in God I put my confidence: I will not fear; what can flesh do unto me?
World English Bible
In God, I praise his word. In God, I put my trust. I will not be afraid. What can flesh do to me?
Young's Literal Translation
In God I praise His word, in God I have trusted, I fear not what flesh doth to me.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
In God I will praise his word - The meaning of this seems to be, "In reference to God - or, in my trust on God - I will especially have respect to his "word" - his gracious promise; I will make that the special object of my praise. In dwelling in my own mind on the divine perfections; in finding there materials for praise, I will have special respect to his revealed truth - to what he has "spoken" as an encouragement to me. I will be thankful that he "has" spoken, and that he has given me assurances on which I may rely in the times of danger." The idea is, that he would "always" find in God that which was the ground or foundation for praise; and that that which called for special praise in meditating on the divine character, was the word or promise which God had made to his people.
LibraryFear and Faith
What time I am afraid, I will trust in Thee. 4. ... In God I have put my trust: I will not fear.'--PSALM lvi. 3, 4. It is not given to many men to add new words to the vocabulary of religious emotion. But so far as an examination of the Old Testament avails, I find that David was the first that ever employed the word that is here translated, I will trust, with a religious meaning. It is found occasionally in earlier books of the Bible in different connections, never in regard to man's relations …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
so that we confidently say, "THE LORD IS MY HELPER, I WILL NOT BE AFRAID. WHAT WILL MAN DO TO ME?"
In God, whose word I praise, In the LORD, whose word I praise,
In God I have put my trust, I shall not be afraid. What can man do to me?
Preserve my soul, for I am a godly man; O You my God, save Your servant who trusts in You.
I will say to the LORD, "My refuge and my fortress, My God, in whom I trust!"
He will not fear evil tidings; His heart is steadfast, trusting in the LORD.
The LORD is for me; I will not fear; What can man do to me?
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