Psalm 18:20
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New Living Translation
The LORD rewarded me for doing right; he restored me because of my innocence.

King James Bible
The LORD rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah hath rewarded me according to my righteousness; according to the cleanness of my hands hath he recompensed me.

World English Bible
Yahweh has rewarded me according to my righteousness. According to the cleanness of my hands has he recompensed me.

Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah doth recompense me According to my righteousness, According to the cleanness of my hands, He doth return to me.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

18:20 Righteousness - Just cause. The innocency of my actions towards Saul, from whose blood I kept my hands pure.

Psalm 18:20 Parallel Commentaries

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Psalm 18:4. First Part. C. M. victory and Triumph Over Temporal Enemies.
1 We love thee, Lord, and we adore, Now is thine arm reveal'd; Thou art our strength, our heavenly tower, Our bulwark and our shield. 2 We fly to our eternal rock, And find a sure defence; His holy name our lips invoke, And draw salvation thence. 3 When God, our leader, shines in arms, What mortal heart can bear The thunder of his loud alarms? The lightning of his spear? 4 He rides upon the winged wind, And angels in array In millions wait to know his mind, And swift as flames obey. 5 He speaks,
Isaac Watts—The Psalms of David

Where to Carry Troubles
And Hezekiah received the letter from the hand of the messengers, and read it: and Hezekiah went up unto the house of the Lord, and spread it before the Lord.'--ISAIAH xxxvii. 14. When Hezekiah heard the threatenings of Sennacherib's servants, he rent his clothes and went into the house of the Lord, and sent to Isaiah entreating his prayers. When he received the menacing letter, his faith was greater, having been heartened by Isaiah's assurances. So he then himself appealed to Jehovah, spreading
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The victory of Unarmed Faith
'And David said to Saul, Let no man's heart fail because of him; thy servant will go and fight with this Philistine. 33. And Saul said to David, Thou art not able to go against this Philistine to fight with him: for thou art but a youth, and he a man of war from his youth. 34. And David said unto Saul, Thy servant kept his father's sheep, and there came a lion and a bear, and took a lamb out of the flock; 35. And I went out after him, and smote him, and delivered it out of his mouth: and when he
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

David's Hymn of victory
'For Thou hast girded me with strength to battle: them that, rose up against me hast Thou subdued under me. 41. Thou hast also given me the necks of mine enemies, that I might destroy them that hate me. 42. They looked, but there was none to save; even unto the Lord, but He answered them not. 43. Then did I beat them as small as the dust of the earth, I did stamp them as the mire of the street, and did spread them abroad. 44. Thou also hast delivered me from the strivings of my people, Thou hast
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
1 Samuel 24:19
Who else would let his enemy get away when he had him in his power? May the LORD reward you well for the kindness you have shown me today.

1 Samuel 26:23
The LORD gives his own reward for doing good and for being loyal, and I refused to kill you even when the LORD placed you in my power, for you are the LORD's anointed one.

Job 22:30
Even sinners will be rescued; they will be rescued because your hands are pure."

Job 33:26
When he prays to God, he will be accepted. And God will receive him with joy and restore him to good standing.

Psalm 7:8
The LORD judges the nations. Declare me righteous, O LORD, for I am innocent, O Most High!

Psalm 18:24
The LORD rewarded me for doing right. He has seen my innocence.

Psalm 24:4
Only those whose hands and hearts are pure, who do not worship idols and never tell lies.

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