New International Version
I have done no wrong, yet they are ready to attack me. Arise to help me; look on my plight!
King James Bible
They run and prepare themselves without my fault: awake to help me, and behold.
Darby Bible Translation
They run and prepare themselves without [my] fault: awake to meet me, and behold.
World English Bible
I have done no wrong, yet they are ready to attack me. Rise up, behold, and help me!
Young's Literal Translation
Without punishment they run and prepare themselves, Stir up to meet me, and see.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They run and prepare themselves - They leave no stone unturned that they may effect my destruction and prevent the building.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
help me [heb.] meet me
LibraryWaiting and Singing
'Because of his strength will I wait upon Thee: for God is my defence.... 17. Unto Thee, O my strength, will I sing: for God is my defence, and the God of my mercy.'--PSALM lix. 9, 17. There is an obvious correspondence between these two verses even as they stand in our translation, and still more obviously in the Hebrew. You observe that in the former verse the words 'because of' are a supplement inserted by our translators, because they did not exactly know what to make of the bare words as they …
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Arise, LORD, in your anger; rise up against the rage of my enemies. Awake, my God; decree justice.
Do not let those gloat over me who are my enemies without cause; do not let those who hate me without reason maliciously wink the eye.
Awake, and rise to my defense! Contend for me, my God and Lord.
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