New American Standard Bible
For no guilt of mine, they run and set themselves against me. Arouse Yourself to help me, and see!
King James Bible
They run and prepare themselves without my fault: awake to help me, and behold.
Darby Bible Translation
They run and prepare themselves without my fault: awake to meet me, and behold.
World English Bible
I have done no wrong, yet they are ready to attack me. Rise up, behold, and help me!
Young's Literal Translation
Without punishment they run and prepare themselves, Stir up to meet me, and see.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
They run and prepare themselves - That is, they "hasten" to accomplish this; they are quick to obey the command of Saul requiring them to slay me. The word "prepare" refers to whatever was deemed necessary to enable them to accomplish what they had been commanded to do - arming themselves, making provision for their journey, etc.
Without my fault - That is, without anything on my part to deserve this, or to justify Saul and those employed by him in what they attempt to do. David, in all this, was conscious of innocence. In his own feelings toward Saul, and in all his public acts, he knew that he had sought only the king's welfare, and that he had been obedient to the laws.
Awake to help me - That is, "arouse," as one does from sleep. See the notes at Psalm 7:6. Compare Psalm 35:23. The word rendered "to help me," is rendered in the margin, "to meet me." This is the meaning of the Hebrew. It is a prayer that God would meet him, or come to him, and aid him.
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Arise, O LORD, in Your anger; Lift up Yourself against the rage of my adversaries, And arouse Yourself for me; You have appointed judgment.
Do not let those who are wrongfully my enemies rejoice over me; Nor let those who hate me without cause wink maliciously.
Stir up Yourself, and awake to my right And to my cause, my God and my Lord.
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