New International Version
In you our ancestors put their trust; they trusted and you delivered them.
King James Bible
Our fathers trusted in thee: they trusted, and thou didst deliver them.
Darby Bible Translation
Our fathers confided in thee: they confided, and thou didst deliver them.
World English Bible
Our fathers trusted in you. They trusted, and you delivered them.
Young's Literal Translation
In Thee did our fathers trust -- they trusted, And Thou dost deliver them.
Psalm 22:4 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Our fathers trusted in thee - David is supposed to have been, at the time of composing this Psalm, at Mahanaim, where Jacob was once in such great distress; where he wrestled with the angel, and was so signally blessed. David might well allude to this circumstance in order to strengthen his faith in God. I am now in the place where God so signally blessed the head and father of our tribes. I wrestle with God, as he did; may I not expect similar success?
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryFeasting on the Sacrifice
'The meek shall eat and be satisfied.'--PSALM xxii. 26. 'The flesh of the sacrifice of his peace-offering for thanksgiving shall be offered in the day of his oblation.' Such was the law for Israel. And the custom of sacrificial feasts, which it embodies, was common to many lands. To such a custom my text alludes; for the Psalmist has just been speaking of 'paying his vows' (that is, sacrifices which he had vowed in the time of his trouble), and to partake of these he invites the meek. The sacrificial …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Trials of the Christian
How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
1 Chronicles 5:20
They were helped in fighting them, and God delivered the Hagrites and all their allies into their hands, because they cried out to him during the battle. He answered their prayers, because they trusted in him.
The LORD helps them and delivers them; he delivers them from the wicked and saves them, because they take refuge in him.
He guided them safely, so they were unafraid; but the sea engulfed their enemies.
Moses and Aaron were among his priests, Samuel was among those who called on his name; they called on the LORD and he answered them.
Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress.
Whoever found them devoured them; their enemies said, 'We are not guilty, for they sinned against the LORD, their verdant pasture, the LORD, the hope of their ancestors.'
Then Nebuchadnezzar said, "Praise be to the God of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, who has sent his angel and rescued his servants! They trusted in him and defied the king's command and were willing to give up their lives rather than serve or worship any god except their own God.
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