Psalm 86:13
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New Living Translation
for your love for me is very great. You have rescued me from the depths of death.

King James Bible
For great is thy mercy toward me: and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest hell.

Darby Bible Translation
For great is thy loving-kindness toward me, and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest Sheol.

World English Bible
For your loving kindness is great toward me. You have delivered my soul from the lowest Sheol.

Young's Literal Translation
For Thy kindness is great toward me, And Thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest Sheol.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

86:13 Hell - From extreme dangers and miseries.

Psalm 86:13 Parallel Commentaries

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The Mercy of God
The next attribute is God's goodness or mercy. Mercy is the result and effect of God's goodness. Psa 33:5. So then this is the next attribute, God's goodness or mercy. The most learned of the heathens thought they gave their god Jupiter two golden characters when they styled him good and great. Both these meet in God, goodness and greatness, majesty and mercy. God is essentially good in himself and relatively good to us. They are both put together in Psa 119:98. Thou art good, and doest good.' This
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

The Third Commandment
Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain: For the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.' Exod 20: 7. This commandment has two parts: 1. A negative expressed, that we must not take God's name in vain; that is, cast any reflections and dishonour on his name. 2. An affirmative implied. That we should take care to reverence and honour his name. Of this latter I shall speak more fully, under the first petition in the Lord's Prayer, Hallowed be thy name.' I shall
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

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 9:13
LORD, have mercy on me. See how my enemies torment me. Snatch me back from the jaws of death.

Psalm 16:10
For you will not leave my soul among the dead or allow your holy one to rot in the grave.

Psalm 30:3
You brought me up from the grave, O LORD. You kept me from falling into the pit of death.

Psalm 56:13
For you have rescued me from death; you have kept my feet from slipping. So now I can walk in your presence, O God, in your life-giving light.

Psalm 71:20
You have allowed me to suffer much hardship, but you will restore me to life again and lift me up from the depths of the earth.

Psalm 88:6
You have thrown me into the lowest pit, into the darkest depths.

Psalm 107:14
He led them from the darkness and deepest gloom; he snapped their chains.

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