Psalm 116:8
New International Version
For you, LORD, have delivered me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling,

New Living Translation
He has saved me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling.

English Standard Version
For you have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling;

Berean Study Bible
For You have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling.

King James Bible
For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.

New King James Version
For You have delivered my soul from death, My eyes from tears, And my feet from falling.

New American Standard Bible
For You have rescued my soul from death, My eyes from tears, And my feet from stumbling.

NASB 1995
For You have rescued my soul from death, My eyes from tears, My feet from stumbling.

NASB 1977
For Thou hast rescued my soul from death, My eyes from tears, My feet from stumbling.

Amplified Bible
For You have rescued my life from death, My eyes from tears, And my feet from stumbling and falling.

Christian Standard Bible
For you, LORD, rescued me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For You, LORD, rescued me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling.

American Standard Version
For thou hast delivered my soul from death, Mine eyes from tears, And my feet from falling.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Because you have saved my soul from death and my feet from dislocations.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
For he has delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.

Contemporary English Version
You, LORD, have saved my life from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For he hath delivered my soul from death: my eyes from tears, my feet from falling.

English Revised Version
For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.

Good News Translation
The LORD saved me from death; he stopped my tears and kept me from defeat.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You saved me from death. You saved my eyes from tears [and] my feet from stumbling.

International Standard Version
Indeed, you delivered my soul from death, my eyes from crying, and my feet from stumbling.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For thou hast delivered my soul from death, Mine eyes from tears, And my feet from stumbling.

Literal Standard Version
For You have delivered my soul from death, My eyes from tears, my feet from overthrowing.

NET Bible
Yes, LORD, you rescued my life from death, and kept my feet from stumbling.

New Heart English Bible
For you have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.

World English Bible
For you have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.

Young's Literal Translation
For Thou hast delivered my soul from death, My eyes from tears, my feet from overthrowing.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The LORD Has Heard My Voice
7Return to your rest, O my soul, for the LORD has been good to you. 8For You have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling. 9I will walk before the LORD in the land of the living.…

Cross References
Psalm 49:15
But God will redeem my life from Sheol, for He will surely take me to Himself. Selah

Psalm 56:13
For You have delivered my soul from death, and my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before God in the light of life.

Psalm 86:13
For great is Your loving devotion to me; You have delivered me from the depths of Sheol.

Psalm 118:17
I will not die, but I will live and proclaim what the LORD has done.


Treasury of Scripture

For you have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.

for thou

Psalm 56:13
For thou hast delivered my soul from death: wilt not thou deliver my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?

Psalm 86:13
For great is thy mercy toward me: and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest hell.

mine

Isaiah 25:8
He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of his people shall he take away from off all the earth: for the LORD hath spoken it.

Isaiah 38:5
Go, and say to Hezekiah, Thus saith the LORD, the God of David thy father, I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears: behold, I will add unto thy days fifteen years.

Revelation 7:17
For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.

and my feet

Psalm 37:24
Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand.

Psalm 94:18
When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O LORD, held me up.

Judges 1:24
And the spies saw a man come forth out of the city, and they said unto him, Shew us, we pray thee, the entrance into the city, and we will shew thee mercy.









(8) Falling.--Or, stumbling. (See Psalm 56:13, the original of this passage.)

Verse 8. - For thou hast delivered my soul from death. This verse is exegetical of the last clause of ver. 4. The expressions are taken from Psalm 56:13, and suit a personal better than a national deliverance. Mine eyes from tears. Hezekiah, when told that his death was approaching, had "wept sore" (Isaiah 38:3). And my feet from falling; literally, and my foot from slipping When man is greatly tried, there is always danger lest his foot should slip. Whether the trial befall an individual or a nation, there is the same temptation to rebel and murmur.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
For
כִּ֤י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

You have delivered
חִלַּ֥צְתָּ (ḥil·laṣ·tā)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 2502: To pull off, to strip, to depart, to deliver, equip, present, strengthen

my soul
נַפְשִׁ֗י (nap̄·šî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

from
מִן־ (min-)
Preposition
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of

death,
מִ֫מָּ֥וֶת (mim·mā·weṯ)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4194: Death, the dead, their place, state, pestilence, ruin

my eyes
עֵינִ֥י (‘ê·nî)
Noun - common singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 5869: An eye, a fountain

from tears,
דִּמְעָ֑ה (dim·‘āh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 1832: Tears (of one weeping)

my feet
רַגְלִ֥י (raḡ·lî)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 7272: A foot, a step, the pudenda

from stumbling.
מִדֶּֽחִי׃ (mid·de·ḥî)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1762: A push, a fall


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