Psalm 16:8
New International Version
I keep my eyes always on the LORD. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

New Living Translation
I know the LORD is always with me. I will not be shaken, for he is right beside me.

English Standard Version
I have set the LORD always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.

Berean Study Bible
I have set the LORD always before me. Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

King James Bible
I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

New King James Version
I have set the LORD always before me; Because He is at my right hand I shall not be moved.

New American Standard Bible
I have set the LORD continually before me; Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

NASB 1995
I have set the LORD continually before me; Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

NASB 1977
I have set the LORD continually before me; Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

Amplified Bible
I have set the LORD continually before me; Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

Christian Standard Bible
I always let the LORD guide me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I keep the LORD in mind always. Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

American Standard Version
I have set Jehovah always before me: Because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I have set LORD JEHOVAH in front of me at all times, and he has been at my right hand that I shall not move.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
I foresaw the Lord always before my face; for he is on my right hand, that I should not be moved.

Contemporary English Version
I will always look to you, as you stand beside me and protect me from fear.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I set the Lord always in my sight: for he is at my right hand, that I be not moved.

English Revised Version
I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

Good News Translation
I am always aware of the LORD's presence; he is near, and nothing can shake me.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I always keep the LORD in front of me. When he is by my side, I cannot be moved.

International Standard Version
I have set the LORD before me continuously; because he stands at my right hand, I will stand firm.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I have set the LORD always before me; Surely He is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

Literal Standard Version
I placed YHWH before me continually, "" Because [He is] at my right hand I am not moved.

NET Bible
I constantly trust in the LORD; because he is at my right hand, I will not be upended.

New Heart English Bible
I have set the LORD always before me; because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

World English Bible
I have set Yahweh always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

Young's Literal Translation
I did place Jehovah before me continually, Because -- at my right hand I am not moved.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Presence of God
7I will bless the LORD who counsels me; even at night my conscience instructs me. 8I have set the LORD always before me. Because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken. 9Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will dwell securely.…

Cross References
Acts 2:25
David says about Him: 'I saw the Lord always before me; because He is at my right hand, I will not be shaken.

1 Corinthians 15:4
that He was buried, that He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures,

Psalm 18:18
They confronted me in my day of calamity, but the LORD was my support.

Psalm 23:4
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.

Psalm 27:8
My heart said, "Seek His face." Your face, O LORD, I will seek.

Psalm 73:23
Yet I am always with You; You hold my right hand.

Psalm 109:31
For He stands at the right hand of the needy one, to save him from the condemners of his soul.

Psalm 110:5
The Lord is at Your right hand; He will crush kings in the day of His wrath.

Psalm 112:6
Surely he will never be shaken; the righteous man will be remembered forever.

Psalm 121:5
The LORD is your keeper; the LORD is the shade on your right hand.

Psalm 123:1
I lift up my eyes to You, the One enthroned in heaven.

Psalm 123:2
As the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a maidservant look to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes are on the LORD our God until He shows us mercy.


Treasury of Scripture

I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

I have

Psalm 139:18
If I should count them, they are more in number than the sand: when I awake, I am still with thee.

Acts 2:25-28
For David speaketh concerning him, I foresaw the Lord always before my face, for he is on my right hand, that I should not be moved: …

Hebrews 11:27
By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king: for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.

he is

Psalm 73:23,26
Nevertheless I am continually with thee: thou hast holden me by my right hand…

Psalm 109:31
For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor, to save him from those that condemn his soul.

Psalm 110:5
The Lord at thy right hand shall strike through kings in the day of his wrath.

I shall

Psalm 15:5
He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved.

Psalm 62:6
He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defence; I shall not be moved.









(8) At my right hand.--Comp. Psalm 109:31; Psalm 110:5; Psalm 121:5. The image seems to be a military one: the shield of the right-hand comrade is a protection to the man beside him.

Verse 8. - I have set the Lord always before me. I have brought myself, that is, to realize the continual presence of God, alike in happiness and in trouble. I feel him to be ever with me. Because he is at my right hand (i.e. close to me, ready to protect and save), therefore I shall not be moved. Nothing will shake me or disturb me from my trust and confidence.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I have set
שִׁוִּ֬יתִי (šiw·wî·ṯî)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7737: To level, equalize, to resemble, to adjust

the LORD
יְהוָ֣ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

always
תָמִ֑יד (ṯā·mîḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 8548: Continuance, constant, ellipt, the regular, sacrifice

before me.
לְנֶגְדִּ֣י (lə·neḡ·dî)
Preposition-l | first person common singular
Strong's 5048: A front, part opposite, a counterpart, mate, over against, before

Because
כִּ֥י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

He is at my right hand,
מִֽ֝ימִינִ֗י (mî·mî·nî)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 3225: The right hand, side, the south

I will not
בַּל־ (bal-)
Adverb
Strong's 1077: A failure, nothing, not at all, lest

be shaken.
אֶמּֽוֹט׃ (’em·mō·wṭ)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 4131: To waver, to slip, shake, fall


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