Psalm 59:10
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New American Standard Bible
My God in His lovingkindness will meet me; God will let me look triumphantly upon my foes.

King James Bible
The God of my mercy shall prevent me: God shall let me see my desire upon mine enemies.

Darby Bible Translation
God, whose loving-kindness will come to meet me, God shall let me see my desire upon mine enemies.

World English Bible
My God will go before me with his loving kindness. God will let me look at my enemies in triumph.

Young's Literal Translation
God doth go before me, He causeth me to look on mine enemies.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The God of my mercy shall prevent me - Or rather, "My God - his mercy shall prevent me." This is in accordance with the present reading of the Hebrew text, and is probably correct. The psalmist looks to God as his God, and then the feeling at once springs up that his mercy - favor - his loving-kindness - "would" "prevent" him. On the word "prevent" see the notes at Psalm 21:3; compare Psalm 17:13; Psalm 18:5. The meaning here is, that God would "go before him," or would "anticipate" his necessities.

God shall let me see my desire upon mine enemies - That is, He will let me see them discomfited, and disappointed in their plans. This is equivalent to saying that God would give him the victory, or would not suffer them to triumph over him. See the notes at Psalm 54:7.

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Wherefore this do Ye, virgins of God, this do Ye...
53. Wherefore this do ye, virgins of God, this do ye: follow ye the Lamb, whithersoever He shall have gone. But first come unto Him, Whom ye are to follow, and learn, in that He is meek and lowly of heart. Come ye in lowly wise unto the Lowly, if ye love: and depart not from Him, lest ye fall. For whoso fears to depart from Him asks and says, "Let there not come to me foot of pride." [2214] Go on in the way of loftiness with the foot of lowliness; Himself lifteth up such as follow in lowly wise,
St. Augustine—Of Holy Virginity.

Introduction. Chapter i. --The Life and Writings of St. Hilary of Poitiers.
St. Hilary of Poitiers is one of the greatest, yet least studied, of the Fathers of the Western Church. He has suffered thus, partly from a certain obscurity in his style of writing, partly from the difficulty of the thoughts which he attempted to convey. But there are other reasons for the comparative neglect into which he has fallen. He learnt his theology, as we shall see, from Eastern authorities, and was not content to carry on and develop the traditional teaching of the West; and the disciple
St. Hilary of Poitiers—The Life and Writings of St. Hilary of Poitiers

Cross References
Exodus 14:30
Thus the LORD saved Israel that day from the hand of the Egyptians, and Israel saw the Egyptians dead on the seashore.

Psalm 21:3
For You meet him with the blessings of good things; You set a crown of fine gold on his head.

Psalm 54:7
For He has delivered me from all trouble, And my eye has looked with satisfaction upon my enemies.

Psalm 59:17
O my strength, I will sing praises to You; For God is my stronghold, the God who shows me lovingkindness.

Psalm 112:8
His heart is upheld, he will not fear, Until he looks with satisfaction on his adversaries.

Psalm 118:7
The LORD is for me among those who help me; Therefore I will look with satisfaction on those who hate me.

Jeremiah 20:12
Yet, O LORD of hosts, You who test the righteous, Who see the mind and the heart; Let me see Your vengeance on them; For to You I have set forth my cause.

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