New International Version
The LORD has dealt with me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands he has rewarded me.
King James Bible
The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.
Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah hath rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.
World English Bible
Yahweh has rewarded me according to my righteousness. According to the cleanness of my hands has he recompensed me.
Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah doth recompense me According to my righteousness, According to the cleanness of my hands, He doth return to me.
Psalm 18:20 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Lord rewarded me - David proceeds to give the reasons why God had so marvellously interposed in his behalf.
According to my righteousness - Instead of being an enemy to Saul, I was his friend. I dealt righteously with him while he dealt unrighteously with me.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryAugust 2. "Thy Gentleness Hath Made Me Great" (Ps. xviii. 35).
"Thy gentleness hath made me great" (Ps. xviii. 35). The blessed Comforter is gentle, tender, and full of patience and love. How gentle are God's dealings even with sinners! How patient His forbearance! How tender His discipline, with His own erring children! How He led Jacob, Joseph, Israel, David, Elijah, and all His ancient servants, until they could truly say, "Thy gentleness hath made me great." The heart in which the Holy Spirit dwells will always be characterized by gentleness, lowliness, …
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1 Samuel 24:19
When a man finds his enemy, does he let him get away unharmed? May the LORD reward you well for the way you treated me today.
1 Samuel 26:23
The LORD rewards everyone for their righteousness and faithfulness. The LORD delivered you into my hands today, but I would not lay a hand on the LORD's anointed.
He will deliver even one who is not innocent, who will be delivered through the cleanness of your hands."
then that person can pray to God and find favor with him, they will see God's face and shout for joy; he will restore them to full well-being.
Let the LORD judge the peoples. Vindicate me, LORD, according to my righteousness, according to my integrity, O Most High.
The LORD has rewarded me according to my righteousness, according to the cleanness of my hands in his sight.
The one who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not trust in an idol or swear by a false god.
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