New International Version
May the arrogant be put to shame for wronging me without cause; but I will meditate on your precepts.
King James Bible
Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts.
Darby Bible Translation
Let the proud be ashamed; for they have acted perversely towards me with falsehood: as for me, I meditate in thy precepts.
World English Bible
Let the proud be disappointed, for they have overthrown me wrongfully. I will meditate on your precepts.
Young's Literal Translation
Ashamed are the proud, For with falsehood they dealt perversely with me. I meditate in Thy precepts.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Let the proud be ashamed - To reduce a proud man to shame, is to humble him indeed. Let them be confounded. Without cause - without any colourable pretext, have they persecuted me.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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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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I meditate on your precepts and consider your ways.
May those who fear you turn to me, those who understand your statutes.
All your commands are trustworthy; help me, for I am being persecuted without cause.
The arrogant one will stumble and fall and no one will help her up; I will kindle a fire in her towns that will consume all who are around her."
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