New Living Translation
Turn my eyes from worthless things, and give me life through your word.
King James Bible
Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken thou me in thy way.
Darby Bible Translation
Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; quicken me in thy way.
World English Bible
Turn my eyes away from looking at worthless things. Revive me in your ways.
Young's Literal Translation
Remove mine eyes from seeing vanity, In Thy way quicken Thou me.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
119:37 Vanity - The vain things of this present world, such as riches, honours, pleasures: from beholding them, with desire or affection. Quicken - Make me lively, vigorous and fervent in thy service.
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