Psalm 34:20
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New International Version
he protects all his bones, not one of them will be broken.

King James Bible
He keepeth all his bones: not one of them is broken.

Darby Bible Translation
He keepeth all his bones; not one of them is broken.

World English Bible
He protects all of his bones. Not one of them is broken.

Young's Literal Translation
He is keeping all his bones, One of them hath not been broken.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He keepeth all his bones - He takes care of his life; and if he have scars, they are honorable ones.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Psalm 35:10 All my bones shall say, LORD, who is like to you, which deliver the poor from him that is too strong for him, yes...

Psalm 91:12 They shall bear you up in their hands, lest you dash your foot against a stone.

Daniel 6:22-24 My God has sent his angel, and has shut the lions' mouths, that they have not hurt me...

John 19:36 For these things were done, that the scripture should be fulfilled, A bone of him shall not be broken.

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Struggling and Seeking
'The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good thing.'--PSALM xxxiv. 10. If we may trust the superscription of this psalm, it was written by David at one of the very darkest days of his wanderings, probably in the Cave of Adullam, where he had gathered around him a band of outlaws, and was living, to all appearance, a life uncommonly like that of a brigand chief, in the hills. One might have pardoned him if, at such a moment, some cloud of doubt or
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Religion Pleasant to the Religious.
"O taste and see how gracious the Lord is; blessed is the man that trusteth in Him."--Psalm xxxiv. 8. You see by these words what love Almighty God has towards us, and what claims He has upon our love. He is the Most High, and All-Holy. He inhabiteth eternity: we are but worms compared with Him. He would not be less happy though He had never created us; He would not be less happy though we were all blotted out again from creation. But He is the God of love; He brought us all into existence,
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VII

Draw Me, we Will Run after Thee to the Odor of Thine Ointments.
This young lover prays the Bridegroom to draw her by the centre of her soul, as if she were not satisfied with the sweetness of the balsam poured forth among her powers; for she already comprehends, through the grace of the Bridegroom, who continually draws her with more and more force, that there is an enjoyment of Himself more noble and more intimate than that which she at present shares. This is what gives rise to her present request. Draw me, says she, into the most interior chambers of my soul,
Madame Guyon—Song of Songs of Solomon

Fourth Sunday after Easter Second Sermon.
Text: James 1, 16-21. 16 Be not deceived, my beloved brethren. 17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom can be no variation, neither shadow that is cast by turning. 18 Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures. 19 Ye know this, my beloved brethren. But let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: 20 for the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II

Cross References
John 19:33
But when they came to Jesus and found that he was already dead, they did not break his legs.

John 19:36
These things happened so that the scripture would be fulfilled: "Not one of his bones will be broken,"

Exodus 12:46
"It must be eaten inside the house; take none of the meat outside the house. Do not break any of the bones.

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