New International Version
Do not withhold your mercy from me, LORD; may your love and faithfulness always protect me.
King James Bible
Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O LORD: let thy lovingkindness and thy truth continually preserve me.
Darby Bible Translation
Withhold not thou, Jehovah, thy tender mercies from me; let thy loving-kindness and thy truth continually preserve me.
World English Bible
Don't withhold your tender mercies from me, Yahweh. Let your loving kindness and your truth continually preserve me.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou, O Jehovah, restrainest not Thy mercies from me, Thy kindness and Thy truth do continually keep me.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thy tender mercies - רחמיך rachameycha, such propensities and feelings as a mother bears to her child; or animals in general to their young.
Let thy loving-kindness - חסדך chasdecha, thy overflowing and superabundant mercy.
And thy truth - What is revealed in thy word: continually preserve me. Mercy to help me, truth to direct me; and, by the operation of both, I shall be continually preserved from sin and evil.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Withhold From this verse to the end, we have quite a new subject; for the former contains a thanksgiving, and this contains a supplication. It is nearly the same as the seventieth, and probably formed a distinct Psalm.
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'Many, O Lord my God, are Thy wonderful works which Thou hast done, and Thy thoughts which are to us-ward: they cannot be reckoned up in order unto Thee: if I would declare and speak of them, they are more than can be numbered ... 12. Innumerable evils have compassed me about: mine iniquities have taken hold upon me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more than the hairs of mine head; therefore my heart faileth me.'--PSALMS xl. 5, 12. So then, there are two series of things which cannot be …
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All the ways of the LORD are loving and faithful toward those who keep the demands of his covenant.
Send me your light and your faithful care, let them lead me; let them bring me to your holy mountain, to the place where you dwell.
He sends from heaven and saves me, rebuking those who hotly pursue me-- God sends forth his love and his faithfulness.
May he be enthroned in God's presence forever; appoint your love and faithfulness to protect him.
Has God forgotten to be merciful? Has he in anger withheld his compassion?"
He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.
Love and faithfulness keep a king safe; through love his throne is made secure.
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