New Living Translation
I prayed, "Don't let my enemies gloat over me or rejoice at my downfall."
King James Bible
For I said, Hear me, lest otherwise they should rejoice over me: when my foot slippeth, they magnify themselves against me.
Darby Bible Translation
For I said, Let them not rejoice over me! When my foot slipped, they magnified themselves against me.
World English Bible
For I said, "Don't let them gloat over me, or exalt themselves over me when my foot slips."
Young's Literal Translation
When I said, 'Lest they rejoice over me, In the slipping of my foot against me they magnified themselves.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
38:16 When - When I fall into any misery, they triumph in the accomplishment of their desires.
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Cæsarius of Arles.
You think you're better than I am, using my humiliation as evidence of my sin.
Don't let my enemies gloat, saying, "We have defeated him!" Don't let them rejoice at my downfall.
Don't let my treacherous enemies rejoice over my defeat. Don't let those who hate me without cause gloat over my sorrow.
May those who rejoice at my troubles be humiliated and disgraced. May those who triumph over me be covered with shame and dishonor.
I cried out, "I am slipping!" but your unfailing love, O LORD, supported me.
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