Psalm 119:95
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New International Version
The wicked are waiting to destroy me, but I will ponder your statutes.

King James Bible
The wicked have waited for me to destroy me: but I will consider thy testimonies.

Darby Bible Translation
The wicked have awaited me to destroy me; [but] I attend unto thy testimonies.

World English Bible
The wicked have waited for me, to destroy me. I will consider your statutes.

Young's Literal Translation
Thy wicked waited for me to destroy me, Thy testimonies I understand.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

I am thine, save me - He who can say this need fear no evil. In all trials, temptations, dangers, afflictions, persecutions, I am thine. Thy enemies wish to destroy me! Lord, look to thy servant; thy servant looks to thee. O how sovereign is such a word against all the evils of life! I am Thine! therefore save thine Own!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Psalm 119:61,69,85-87 The bands of the wicked have robbed me: but I have not forgotten your law...

Psalm 10:8-10 He sits in the lurking places of the villages: in the secret places does he murder the innocent...

Psalm 27:2 When the wicked, even my enemies and my foes, came on me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.

Psalm 37:32 The wicked watches the righteous, and seeks to slay him.

Psalm 38:12 They also that seek after my life lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things...

1 Samuel 23:20-23 Now therefore, O king, come down according to all the desire of your soul to come down...

2 Samuel 17:1-4 Moreover Ahithophel said to Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night...

Matthew 26:3-5 Then assembled together the chief priests, and the scribes, and the elders of the people, to the palace of the high priest...

Acts 12:11 And when Peter was come to himself, he said, Now I know of a surety, that the LORD has sent his angel...

Acts 23:21 But do not you yield to them: for there lie in wait for him of them more than forty men, which have bound themselves with an oath...

Acts 25:3 And desired favor against him, that he would send for him to Jerusalem, laying wait in the way to kill him.

but I

Psalm 119:24,31,111,125,129,167 Your testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors...

Notes 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
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations

'Time for Thee to Work'
'It is time for Thee, Lord, to work; for they have made void Thy Law. 127. Therefore I love Thy commandments above gold, yea, above fine gold. 128. Therefore I esteem all Thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way.' --PSALM cxix. 126-128. If much that we hear be true, a society to circulate Bibles is a most irrational and wasteful expenditure of energy and money. We cannot ignore the extent and severity of the opposition to the very idea of revelation, even if we would;
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

And in Jeremiah He Thus Declares his Death and Descent into Hell...
And in Jeremiah He thus declares His death and descent into hell, saying: And the Lord the Holy One of Israel, remembered his dead, which aforetime fell asleep in the dust of the earth; and he went down unto them, to bring the tidings of his salvation, to deliver them. [255] In this place He also renders the cause of His death: for His descent into hell was the salvation of them that had passed away. And, again, concerning His cross Isaiah says thus: I have stretched out my hands all the day long
Irenæus—The Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching

Progress of Reform in Germany
Luther's mysterious disappearance excited consternation throughout all Germany. Inquiries concerning him were heard everywhere. The wildest rumors were circulated, and many believed that he had been murdered. There was great lamentation, not only by his avowed friends, but by thousands who had not openly taken their stand with the Reformation. Many bound themselves by a solemn oath to avenge his death. The Romish leaders saw with terror to what a pitch had risen the feeling against them. Though at
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

Cross References
Psalm 40:14
May all who want to take my life be put to shame and confusion; may all who desire my ruin be turned back in disgrace.

Psalm 119:96
To all perfection I see a limit, but your commands are boundless.

Isaiah 32:7
Scoundrels use wicked methods, they make up evil schemes to destroy the poor with lies, even when the plea of the needy is just.

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