Psalm 35:17
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New Living Translation
How long, O Lord, will you look on and do nothing? Rescue me from their fierce attacks. Protect my life from these lions!

King James Bible
Lord, how long wilt thou look on? rescue my soul from their destructions, my darling from the lions.

Darby Bible Translation
Lord, how long wilt thou look on? Rescue my soul from their destructions, my only one from the young lions.

World English Bible
Lord, how long will you look on? Rescue my soul from their destruction, my precious life from the lions.

Young's Literal Translation
Lord, how long dost thou behold? Keep back my soul from their desolations, From young lions my only one.

Psalm 35:17 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

35:17 Look on - Without affording me pity or help. Darling - My soul, Heb. my only one; which is now left alone and forsaken by my friends, and hath none to trust in but God.

Psalm 35:17 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Opposition to Messiah Unreasonable
Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD , and against His Anointed, saying, Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us. I t is generally admitted, that the institutes of Christianity, as contained in the New Testament, do at least exhibit a beautiful and salutary system of morals; and that a sincere compliance with the precepts of our Lord and His apostles,
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2

Notes on the Third Century
Page 161. Line 1. He must be born again, &c. This is a compound citation from John iii. 3, and Mark x. 15, in the order named. Page 182. Line 17. For all things should work together, &c. See Romans viii. 28. Page 184. Lines 10-11. Being Satan is able, &c. 2 Corinthians xi. 14. Page 184. Last line. Like a sparrow, &c. Psalm cii. Page 187. Line 1. Mechanisms. This word is, in the original MS., mechanicismes.' Page 187. Line 7. Like the King's daughter, &c. Psalm xlv. 14. Page 188. Med. 39. The best
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations

Concerning Persecution
Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:10 We are now come to the last beatitude: Blessed are they which are persecuted . . '. Our Lord Christ would have us reckon the cost. Which of you intending to build a tower sitteth not down first and counteth the cost, whether he have enough to finish it?' (Luke 14:28). Religion will cost us the tears of repentance and the blood of persecution. But we see here a great encouragement that may
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Psalms
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Psalm 13:1
For the choir director: A psalm of David. O LORD, how long will you forget me? Forever? How long will you look the other way?

Psalm 22:20
Save me from the sword; spare my precious life from these dogs.

Psalm 22:21
Snatch me from the lion's jaws and from the horns of these wild oxen.

Psalm 35:7
I did them no wrong, but they laid a trap for me. I did them no wrong, but they dug a pit to catch me.

Psalm 57:4
I am surrounded by fierce lions who greedily devour human prey--whose teeth pierce like spears and arrows, and whose tongues cut like swords.

Habakkuk 1:13
But you are pure and cannot stand the sight of evil. Will you wink at their treachery? Should you be silent while the wicked swallow up people more righteous than they?

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