Psalm 44:18
New International Version
Our hearts had not turned back; our feet had not strayed from your path.

New Living Translation
Our hearts have not deserted you. We have not strayed from your path.

English Standard Version
Our heart has not turned back, nor have our steps departed from your way;

Berean Study Bible
Our hearts have not turned back; our steps have not strayed from Your path.

King James Bible
Our heart is not turned back, neither have our steps declined from thy way;

New King James Version
Our heart has not turned back, Nor have our steps departed from Your way;

New American Standard Bible
Our heart has not turned back, And our steps have not deviated from Your way,

NASB 1995
Our heart has not turned back, And our steps have not deviated from Your way,

NASB 1977
Our heart has not turned back, And our steps have not deviated from Thy way,

Amplified Bible
Our heart has not turned back, Nor have our steps wandered from Your path,

Christian Standard Bible
Our hearts have not turned back; our steps have not strayed from your path.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Our hearts have not turned back; our steps have not strayed from Your path.

American Standard Version
Our heart is not turned back, Neither have our steps declined from thy way,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And we have not turned our back, neither have we turned our steps from your road.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And our heart has not gone back; but thou hast turned aside our paths from thy way.

Contemporary English Version
We always kept you in mind and followed your teaching.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And our heart hath not turned back : neither hast thou turned aside our steps from thy way.

English Revised Version
Our heart is not turned back, neither have our steps declined from thy way;

Good News Translation
We have not been disloyal to you; we have not disobeyed your commands.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Our hearts never turned away. Our feet never left your path.

International Standard Version
Our hearts have not turned away; our steps have not swerved from your path.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Our heart is not turned back, Neither have our steps declined from Thy path;

Literal Standard Version
We do not turn our heart backward, Nor turn aside our step from Your path.

NET Bible
We have not been unfaithful, nor have we disobeyed your commands.

New Heart English Bible
Our heart has not turned back, neither have our steps strayed from your path,

World English Bible
Our heart has not turned back, neither have our steps strayed from your path,

Young's Literal Translation
We turn not backward our heart, Nor turn aside doth our step from Thy path.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Redeem Us
17All this has come upon us, though we have not forgotten You or betrayed Your covenant. 18Our hearts have not turned back; our steps have not strayed from Your path. 19But You have crushed us in the lair of jackals; You have covered us with deepest darkness.…

Cross References
Job 23:11
My feet have followed in His tracks; I have kept His way without turning aside.

Psalm 17:5
My steps have held to Your paths; my feet have not slipped.

Psalm 78:57
They turned back and were faithless like their fathers, twisted like a faulty bow.

Psalm 119:51
The arrogant utterly deride me, but I do not turn from Your law.

Psalm 119:157
Though my persecutors and foes are many, I have not turned from Your testimonies.


Treasury of Scripture

Our heart is not turned back, neither have our steps declined from your way;

heart

Psalm 78:57
But turned back, and dealt unfaithfully like their fathers: they were turned aside like a deceitful bow.

Psalm 125:5
As for such as turn aside unto their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity: but peace shall be upon Israel.

1 Kings 15:5
Because David did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, and turned not aside from any thing that he commanded him all the days of his life, save only in the matter of Uriah the Hittite.

have

Psalm 119:51,157
The proud have had me greatly in derision: yet have I not declined from thy law…

Job 23:11,12
My foot hath held his steps, his way have I kept, and not declined…

1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

steps.









Verse 18. - Our heart is not turned back; i.e. turned away from God, as it was when they passed through the wilderness (Psalm 78:41). Neither have our steps declined from thy way. Neither in respect of inward feeling nor of outward act have we strayed from the right path.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Our hearts
לִבֵּ֑נוּ (lib·bê·nū)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common plural
Strong's 3820: The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre

have not
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

turned back;
נָס֣וֹג (nā·sō·wḡ)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5472: To move away, backslide

our steps
אֲשֻׁרֵ֗ינוּ (’ă·šu·rê·nū)
Noun - feminine plural construct | first person common plural
Strong's 838: Step, going

have not strayed
וַתֵּ֥ט (wat·têṭ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 5186: To stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, bend

from
מִנִּ֥י (min·nî)
Preposition
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of

Your path.
אָרְחֶֽךָ׃ (’ā·rə·ḥe·ḵā)
Noun - common singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 734: A well-trodden road, a caravan


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