Psalm 143:9
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New International Version
Rescue me from my enemies, LORD, for I hide myself in you.

King James Bible
Deliver me, O LORD, from mine enemies: I flee unto thee to hide me.

Darby Bible Translation
Deliver me, O Jehovah, from mine enemies: unto thee do I flee for refuge.

World English Bible
Deliver me, Yahweh, from my enemies. I flee to you to hide me.

Young's Literal Translation
Deliver me from mine enemies, O Jehovah, Near Thee I am covered.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

I flee unto thee to hide me - That I may not be found by my enemies, who seek my life to destroy it.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

flee unto thee. Heb. hide me with thee

Psalm 34:2-4 My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad...

Psalm 56:9 When I cry to you, then shall my enemies turn back: this I know; for God is for me.

Psalm 61:3,4 For you have been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy...

Psalm 142:5 I cried to you, O LORD: I said, You are my refuge and my portion in the land of the living.

Proverbs 18:10 The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runs into it, and is safe.

Hebrews 6:18 That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation...

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The Prayer of Prayers
'Teach me to do Thy will; for Thou art my God! Thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.'--PSALM cxliii. 10. These two clauses mean substantially the same thing. The Psalmist's longings are expressed in the first of them in plain words, and in the second in a figure. 'To do God's will' is to be in 'the land of uprightness.' That phrase, in its literal application, means a stretch of level country, and hence is naturally employed as an emblem of a moral or religious condition. A life
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Tell Me, O Thou whom My Soul Loveth, Where Thou Feedest, Where Thou Reposest at Midday, Lest I Should Begin to Wander after the Flocks of Thy Companions.
O Thou whom my soul loveth! exclaims this poor affianced one, thus obliged to leave the sweet employment within, to be engaged about external matters of the lowest description; O Thou, whom I love so much the more as I find my love more thwarted; ah, show me where Thou feedest Thy flocks, and with what food Thou satisfiest the souls that are so blessed as to be under Thy care! We know that when Thou wert upon earth, Thy meat and drink was to do the will of Thy Father (John iv. 34), and now Thy meat
Madame Guyon—Song of Songs of Solomon

Of Prayer --A Perpetual Exercise of Faith. The Daily Benefits Derived from It.
1. A general summary of what is contained in the previous part of the work. A transition to the doctrine of prayer. Its connection with the subject of faith. 2. Prayer defined. Its necessity and use. 3. Objection, that prayer seems useless, because God already knows our wants. Answer, from the institution and end of prayer. Confirmation by example. Its necessity and propriety. Perpetually reminds us of our duty, and leads to meditation on divine providence. Conclusion. Prayer a most useful exercise.
John Calvin—The Institutes of the Christian Religion

The Work of Jesus Christ as an Advocate,
CLEARLY EXPLAINED, AND LARGELY IMPROVED, FOR THE BENEFIT OF ALL BELIEVERS. 1 John 2:1--"And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous." By JOHN BUNYAN, Author of "The Pilgrim's Progress." London: Printed for Dorman Newman, at the King's Arms, in the Poultry, 1689. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. This is one of the most interesting of Bunyan's treatises, to edit which required the Bible at my right hand, and a law dictionary on my left. It was very frequently republished;
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Cross References
Psalm 31:15
My times are in your hands; deliver me from the hands of my enemies, from those who pursue me.

Psalm 59:1
For the director of music. To the tune of "Do Not Destroy." Of David. A miktam. When Saul had sent men to watch David's house in order to kill him. Deliver me from my enemies, O God; be my fortress against those who are attacking me.

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