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

King James Bible
My times are in thy hand: deliver me from the hand of mine enemies, and from them that persecute me.

Darby Bible Translation
My times are in thy hand: deliver me from the hand of mine enemies, and from my persecutors.

World English Bible
My times are in your hand. Deliver me from the hand of my enemies, and from those who persecute me.

Young's Literal Translation
In Thy hand are my times, Deliver me from the hand of my enemies, And from my pursuers.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

My times are in thy hand - The events of my life are under thy control. No danger can happen to me without thy foresight; thou seest what is prepared for or meditated against me; thou canst therefore deliver me from mine enemies.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

My times

Psalm 116:15 Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints.

1 Samuel 26:10 David said furthermore, As the LORD lives, the LORD shall smite him; or his day shall come to die; or he shall descend into battle...

2 Samuel 7:12 And when your days be fulfilled, and you shall sleep with your fathers, I will set up your seed after you...

Job 24:1 Why, seeing times are not hidden from the Almighty, do they that know him not see his days?

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven...

Luke 9:51 And it came to pass, when the time was come that he should be received up, he steadfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem,

John 7:6,30 Then Jesus said to them, My time is not yet come: but your time is always ready...

John 12:27 Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour: but for this cause came I to this hour.

John 13:1 Now before the feast of the passover, when Jesus knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world to the Father...

John 17:1 These words spoke Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify your Son...

Acts 1:7 And he said to them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father has put in his own power.

Acts 23:11 And the night following the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good cheer, Paul: for as you have testified of me in Jerusalem...

Acts 27:24 Saying, Fear not, Paul; you must be brought before Caesar: and, see, God has given you all them that sail with you.

2 Timothy 4:6 For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.

2 Peter 1:14 Knowing that shortly I must put off this my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ has showed me.

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Psalm 17:8,9,13 Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of your wings...

Psalm 71:10-12 For my enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together...

Psalm 142:6 Attend to my cry; for I am brought very low: deliver me from my persecutors; for they are stronger than I.

Psalm 143:3,12 For the enemy has persecuted my soul; he has smitten my life down to the ground; he has made me to dwell in darkness...

Jeremiah 15:20,21 And I will make you to this people a fenced brazen wall: and they shall fight against you, but they shall not prevail against you...

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Goodness Wrought and Goodness Laid Up
'Oh how great is Thy goodness, which Thou hast laid up for them that fear Thee; which Thou hast wrought for them that trust in Thee before the sons of men!'--PSALM xxxi. 19. The Psalmist has been describing, with the eloquence of misery, his own desperate condition, in all manner of metaphors which he heaps together--'sickness,' 'captivity,' 'like a broken vessel,' 'as a dead man out of mind.' But in the depth of desolation he grasps at God's hand, and that lifts him up out of the pit. 'I trusted
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

'Lying Vanities'
'They that observe lying vanities forsake their own mercy.'--JONAH 11. 8. Jonah's refusal to obey the divine command to go to Nineveh and cry against it is best taken, not as prosaic history, but as a poetical representation of Israel's failure to obey the divine call of witnessing for God. In like manner, his being cast into the sea and swallowed by the great fish, is a poetic reproduction, for homiletical purposes, of Israel's sufferings at the hands of the heathen whom it had failed to warn. The
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Other Fragments on the Psalms. Ii.
On Psalm xxxi. 22. Of the Triumph of the Christian Faith. The mercy of God is not so "marvellous" when it is shown in humbler cities as when it is shown in "a strong city," [1389] and for this reason "God is to be blessed."
Hippolytus—The Extant Works and Fragments of Hippolytus

My Spirit on Thy Care
[861]Emmaus: [862]St. Michael: Louis Bourgeois, 1551; Arr. William Crotch, 1836 Psalm 31 Henry F. Lyte, 1834 My spirit on Thy care, Blest Savior, I recline; Thou wilt not leave me to despair, For Thou art love divine. In Thee I place my trust, On Thee I calmly rest; I know Thee good, I know Thee just, And count thy choice the best. Whate'er events betide, Thy will they all perform: Safe in Thy breast my head I hide, Nor fear the coming storm. Let good or ill befall, It must be good for me; Secure
Various—The Hymnal of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the USA

Cross References
Job 14:5
A person's days are determined; you have decreed the number of his months and have set limits he cannot exceed.

Job 24:1
"Why does the Almighty not set times for judgment? Why must those who know him look in vain for such days?

Psalm 7:1
A shiggaion of David, which he sang to the LORD concerning Cush, a Benjamite. LORD my God, I take refuge in you; save and deliver me from all who pursue me,

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

Daniel 2:21
He changes times and seasons; he deposes kings and raises up others. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning.

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