New International Version
"But now, Lord, what do I look for? My hope is in you.
King James Bible
And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.
Darby Bible Translation
And now, what wait I for, Lord? my hope is in thee.
World English Bible
Now, Lord, what do I wait for? My hope is in you.
Young's Literal Translation
And, now, what have I expected? O Lord, my hope -- it is of Thee.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And now, Lord, what wait I for? - Have I any object of pursuit in life, but to regain thy favor and thine image.
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We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain,
LORD, I wait for you; you will answer, Lord my God.
For you have been my hope, Sovereign LORD, my confidence since my youth.
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