Psalm 35:23
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New International Version
Awake, and rise to my defense! Contend for me, my God and Lord.

King James Bible
Stir up thyself, and awake to my judgment, even unto my cause, my God and my Lord.

Darby Bible Translation
Stir up thyself, and awake for my right, for my cause, my God and Lord!

World English Bible
Wake up! Rise up to defend me, my God! My Lord, contend for me!

Young's Literal Translation
Stir up, and wake to my judgment, My God, and my Lord, to my plea.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Stir up thyself, and awake to my judgment - I have delivered my cause into thy hand, and appeal to thee as my Judge; and by thy decision I am most willing to abide.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Psalm 7:6 Arise, O LORD, in your anger, lift up yourself because of the rage of my enemies...

Psalm 44:23 Awake, why sleep you, O Lord? arise, cast us not off for ever.

Psalm 80:2 Before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh stir up your strength, and come and save us.

Isaiah 51:9 Awake, awake, put on strength, O arm of the LORD; awake, as in the ancient days, in the generations of old...

my God

Psalm 89:26 He shall cry to me, You are my father, my God, and the rock of my salvation.

Psalm 142:5 I cried to you, O LORD: I said, You are my refuge and my portion in the land of the living.

John 20:28 And Thomas answered and said to him, My LORD and my God.

Specific References to Prophecy in the Gospels
20. But, if it does not weary you, let the point out as briefly as possible, specific references to prophecy in the Gospels, that those who are being instructed in the first elements of the faith may have these testimonies written on their hearts, lest any doubt concerning the things which they believe should at any time take them by surprise. We are told in the Gospel that Judas, one of Christ's friends and associates at table, betrayed Him. Let the show you how this is foretold in the Psalms: "He
Various—Life and Works of Rufinus with Jerome's Apology Against Rufinus.

The Ninth Commandment
Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.' Exod 20: 16. THE tongue which at first was made to be an organ of God's praise, is now become an instrument of unrighteousness. This commandment binds the tongue to its good behaviour. God has set two natural fences to keep in the tongue, the teeth and lips; and this commandment is a third fence set about it, that it should not break forth into evil. It has a prohibitory and a mandatory part: the first is set down in plain words, the other
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
Psalm 7:6
Arise, LORD, in your anger; rise up against the rage of my enemies. Awake, my God; decree justice.

Psalm 44:23
Awake, Lord! Why do you sleep? Rouse yourself! Do not reject us forever.

Psalm 59:4
I have done no wrong, yet they are ready to attack me. Arise to help me; look on my plight!

Psalm 80:2
before Ephraim, Benjamin and Manasseh. Awaken your might; come and save us.

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