Psalm 144:7
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New Living Translation
Reach down from heaven and rescue me; rescue me from deep waters, from the power of my enemies.

King James Bible
Send thine hand from above; rid me, and deliver me out of great waters, from the hand of strange children;

Darby Bible Translation
Stretch out thy hands from above; rescue me, and deliver me out of great waters, from the hand of aliens,

World English Bible
Stretch out your hand from above, rescue me, and deliver me out of great waters, out of the hands of foreigners;

Young's Literal Translation
Send forth Thy hand from on high, Free me, and deliver me from many waters, From the hand of sons of a stranger,

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

144:7 Strange children - Either of the Heathen nations: or of the rebellious Israelites.

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The Church Triumphant
More than eighteen centuries have passed since the apostles rested from their labors, but the history of their toils and sacrifices for Christ's sake is still among the most precious treasures of the church. This history, written under the direction of the Holy Spirit, was recorded in order that by it the followers of Christ in every age might be impelled to greater zeal and earnestness in the cause of the Saviour. The commission that Christ gave to the disciples, they fulfilled. As these messengers
Ellen Gould White—The Acts of the Apostles

The Godly are in Some Sense Already Blessed
I proceed now to the second aphorism or conclusion, that the godly are in some sense already blessed. The saints are blessed not only when they are apprehended by God, but while they are travellers to glory. They are blessed before they are crowned. This seems a paradox to flesh and blood. What, reproached and maligned, yet blessed! A man that looks upon the children of God with a carnal eye and sees how they are afflicted, and like the ship in the gospel which was covered with waves' (Matthew 8:24),
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Scriptural Christianity
"Whosoever heareth the sound of the trumpet, and taketh not warning; if the sword come, and take him away, his blood shall be upon his own head." Ezek. 33:4. "And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost." Acts 4:31. 1. The same expression occurs in the second chapter, where we read, "When the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all" (the Apostles, with the women, and the mother of Jesus, and his brethren) "with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions

Letter Xl to Thomas, Prior of Beverley
To Thomas, Prior of Beverley This Thomas had taken the vows of the Cistercian Order at Clairvaux. As he showed hesitation, Bernard urges his tardy spirit to fulfil them. But the following letter will prove that it was a warning to deaf ears, where it relates the unhappy end of Thomas. In this letter Bernard sketches with a master's hand the whole scheme of salvation. Bernard to his beloved son Thomas, as being his son. 1. What is the good of words? An ardent spirit and a strong desire cannot express
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Cross References
2 Samuel 22:17
"He reached down from heaven and rescued me; he drew me out of deep waters.

Psalm 18:16
He reached down from heaven and rescued me; he drew me out of deep waters.

Psalm 18:44
As soon as they hear of me, they submit; foreign nations cringe before me.

Psalm 32:6
Therefore, let all the godly pray to you while there is still time, that they may not drown in the floodwaters of judgment.

Psalm 54:3
For strangers are attacking me; violent people are trying to kill me. They care nothing for God. Interlude

Psalm 57:3
He will send help from heaven to rescue me, disgracing those who hound me. Interlude My God will send forth his unfailing love and faithfulness.

Psalm 69:1
For the choir director: A psalm of David, to be sung to the tune "Lilies." Save me, O God, for the floodwaters are up to my neck.

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