New International Version
My steps have held to your paths; my feet have not stumbled.
King James Bible
Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not.
Darby Bible Translation
When thou holdest my goings in thy paths, my footsteps slip not.
World English Bible
My steps have held fast to your paths. My feet have not slipped.
Young's Literal Translation
To uphold my goings in Thy paths, My steps have not slidden.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Hold up my goings in thy paths - David walked in God's ways; but, without Divine assistance, he could not walk steadily, even in them. The words of God's lips had shown him the steps he was to take, and he implores the strength of God's grace to enable him to walk in those steps. He had been kept from the paths of the destroyer; but this was not sufficient; he must walk in God's paths - must spend his life in obedience to the Divine will. Negative holiness ean save no man. "Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire."
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slip not [Heb.] be not moved
LibraryThe Two Awakings
'I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with Thy likeness.' --PSALM xvii. 15. 'As a dream when one awaketh; so, O Lord, when Thou awakest, Thou shalt despise their image.'--PSALM lxxiii. 20. Both of these Psalms are occupied with that standing puzzle to Old Testament worthies--the good fortune of bad men, and the bad fortune of good ones. The former recounts the personal calamities of David, its author. The latter gives us the picture of the perplexity of Asaph its writer, when he 'saw the prosperity …
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Out of the Deep of Fear and Anxiety.
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My feet have closely followed his steps; I have kept to his way without turning aside.
You provide a broad path for my feet, so that my ankles do not give way.
The law of their God is in their hearts; their feet do not slip.
Our hearts had not turned back; our feet had not strayed from your path.
Direct my footsteps according to your word; let no sin rule over me.
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