Psalm 59:2
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New American Standard Bible
Deliver me from those who do iniquity And save me from men of bloodshed.

King James Bible
Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from bloody men.

Darby Bible Translation
Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from men of blood.

World English Bible
Deliver me from the workers of iniquity. Save me from the bloodthirsty men.

Young's Literal Translation
Deliver me from workers of iniquity, And from men of blood save me.

Psalm 59:2 Parallel
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Deliver me from the workers of iniquity - The workers of iniquity here referred to were Saul and those whom he employed to carry out his murderous purpose - the people that had been sent to slay him.

And save me from bloody men - Hebrew, "Men of bloods;" that is, men whose trade is blood; who seek to shed my blood, or who seek my life. See Psalm 5:6, note; Psalm 26:9, note; Psalm 55:23, note.

Psalm 59:2 Parallel Commentaries

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
Genesis 32:11
"Deliver me, I pray, from the hand of my brother, from the hand of Esau; for I fear him, that he will come and attack me and the mothers with the children.

Psalm 26:9
Do not take my soul away along with sinners, Nor my life with men of bloodshed,

Psalm 28:3
Do not drag me away with the wicked And with those who work iniquity, Who speak peace with their neighbors, While evil is in their hearts.

Psalm 36:12
There the doers of iniquity have fallen; They have been thrust down and cannot rise.

Psalm 53:4
Have the workers of wickedness no knowledge, Who eat up My people as though they ate bread And have not called upon God?

Psalm 64:2
Hide me from the secret counsel of evildoers, From the tumult of those who do iniquity,

Psalm 92:7
That when the wicked sprouted up like grass And all who did iniquity flourished, It was only that they might be destroyed forevermore.

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