Psalm 18:38
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New International Version
I crushed them so that they could not rise; they fell beneath my feet.

King James Bible
I have wounded them that they were not able to rise: they are fallen under my feet.

Darby Bible Translation
I crushed them, and they were not able to rise: they fell under my feet.

World English Bible
I will strike them through, so that they will not be able to rise. They shall fall under my feet.

Young's Literal Translation
I smite them, and they are not able to rise, They fall under my feet,

Psalm 18:38 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Enlarged my steps - See on Psalm 18:19 (note). From the hand of God he had continual prosperity; and while he walked with God no enemy was able to prevail against him. He details his successes in the following verses.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

1 Samuel 17:49-51 And David put his hand in his bag, and took there a stone, and slang it, and smote the Philistine in his forehead...

1 Samuel 23:5 So David and his men went to Keilah, and fought with the Philistines, and brought away their cattle...

1 Samuel 30:17 And David smote them from the twilight even to the evening of the next day: and there escaped not a man of them...

2 Samuel 5:1-25 Then came all the tribes of Israel to David to Hebron, and spoke, saying, Behold, we are your bone and your flesh...

2 Samuel 8:1-18 And after this it came to pass that David smote the Philistines, and subdued them...

2 Samuel 10:1-19 And it came to pass after this, that the king of the children of Ammon died, and Hanun his son reigned in his stead...

2 Samuel 18:7,8 Where the people of Israel were slain before the servants of David...

2 Samuel 21:15-22 Moreover the Philistines had yet war again with Israel; and David went down, and his servants with him...

2 Samuel 22:39 And I have consumed them, and wounded them, that they could not arise: yes, they are fallen under my feet.

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August 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,
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

Division of Actual Grace
Actual grace may be divided according to: (1) the difference existing between the faculties of the human soul, and (2) in reference to the freedom of the will. Considered in its relation to the different faculties of the soul, actual grace is either of the intellect, or of the will, or of the sensitive faculties. With regard to the free consent of the will, it is either (1) prevenient, also called cooeperating, or (2) efficacious or merely sufficient. 1. THE ILLUMINATING GRACE OF THE INTELLECT.--Actual
Joseph Pohle—Grace, Actual and Habitual

The Ark among the Flags
'And there went a man of the house of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi. 2. And the woman conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months. 3. And when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid it in the flags by the river's brink. 4. And his sister stood afar off, to wit what would be done to him. 5. And the daughter of Pharaoh came
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

This State of Prayer not one of Idleness, but of Noble Action, Wrought by the Spirit of God, and in Dependence Upon Him --The Communication Of
Some people, hearing of the prayer of silence, have wrongly imagined that the soul remains inactive, lifeless, and without movement. But the truth is, that its action is more noble and more extensive than it ever was before it entered this degree, since it is moved by God Himself, and acted upon by His Spirit. St Paul desires that we should be led by the Spirit of God (Rom. viii. 14). I do not say that there must be no action, but that we must act in dependence upon the divine movement. This
Jeanne Marie Bouvières—A Short Method Of Prayer And Spiritual Torrents

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