New International Version
Turn my eyes away from worthless things; preserve my life according to your word.
King James Bible
Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken thou me in thy way.
Darby Bible Translation
Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; quicken me in thy way.
World English Bible
Turn my eyes away from looking at worthless things. Revive me in your ways.
Young's Literal Translation
Remove mine eyes from seeing vanity, In Thy way quicken Thou me.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
From beholding vanity - An idol, worldly pleasure, beauty, finery; any thing that is vain, empty, or transitory. Let me not behold it; let me not dwell upon it. Let me remember Achan: he saw, - he coveted, - he took, - he hid his theft, and was slain for his sin.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
turn. Heb. make to pass
LibraryNotes on the First Century:
Page 1. Line 1. An empty book is like an infant's soul.' Here Traherne may possibly have had in his mind a passage in Bishop Earle's "Microcosmography." In delineating the character of a child, Earle says: "His soul is yet a white paper unscribbled with observations of the world, wherewith at length it becomes a blurred note-book," Page 14. Line 25. The entrance of his words. This sentence is from Psalm cxix. 130. Page 15. Last line of Med. 21. "Insatiableness." This word in Traherne's time was often …
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Though you have made me see troubles, many and bitter, you will restore my life again; from the depths of the earth you will again bring me up.
I am laid low in the dust; preserve my life according to your word.
Those who walk righteously and speak what is right, who reject gain from extortion and keep their hands from accepting bribes, who stop their ears against plots of murder and shut their eyes against contemplating evil--
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