New Living Translation
Yet I am confident I will see the LORD's goodness while I am here in the land of the living.
King James Bible
I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.
Darby Bible Translation
Unless I had believed to see the goodness of Jehovah in the land of the living ...!
World English Bible
I am still confident of this: I will see the goodness of Yahweh in the land of the living.
Young's Literal Translation
I had not believed to look on the goodness of Jehovah In the land of the living!
Psalm 27:13 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
27:13 The living - David was thus earnestly desirous of this mercy in this life, not because he placed his portion in these things; but because the truth and glory of God, were highly concerned in making good the promise of the kingdom to him.
LibraryIn his Tabernacle
"One thing have I desired of the Lord, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord."--Ps. xxvii. 4. T. S. M. tr., Emma Frances Bevan, 1899 Not built with hands is that fair radiant chamber Of God's untroubled rest-- Where Christ awaits to lay His weary-hearted In stillness on His breast. Not built on sands of time or place to perish, When tempests roar-- But on the mighty Rock of Ages founded, It stands for evermore-- …
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen and Others (Second Series)
The Habitation of God
Seeking the Lord's Face. --Psalm xxvii.
The Exile --Continued.
No one knows where to find it, for it is not found among the living.
How great is the goodness you have stored up for those who fear you. You lavish it on those who come to you for protection, blessing them before the watching world.
But God will strike you down once and for all. He will pull you from your home and uproot you from the land of the living. Interlude
And so I walk in the LORD's presence as I live here on earth!
Then I pray to you, O LORD. I say, "You are my place of refuge. You are all I really want in life.
I said, "Never again will I see the LORD God while still in the land of the living. Never again will I see my friends or be with those who live in this world.
I was like a lamb being led to the slaughter. I had no idea that they were planning to kill me! "Let's destroy this man and all his words," they said. "Let's cut him down, so his name will be forgotten forever."
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