Psalm 66:9
New International Version
he has preserved our lives and kept our feet from slipping.

New Living Translation
Our lives are in his hands, and he keeps our feet from stumbling.

English Standard Version
who has kept our soul among the living and has not let our feet slip.

Berean Study Bible
He preserves our lives and keeps our feet from slipping.

King James Bible
Which holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved.

New King James Version
Who keeps our soul among the living, And does not allow our feet to be moved.

New American Standard Bible
Who keeps us in life, And does not allow our feet to slip.

NASB 1995
Who keeps us in life And does not allow our feet to slip.

NASB 1977
Who keeps us in life, And does not allow our feet to slip.

Amplified Bible
Who keeps us among the living, And does not allow our feet to slip or stumble.

Christian Standard Bible
He keeps us alive and does not allow our feet to slip.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He keeps us alive and does not allow our feet to slip.

American Standard Version
Who holdeth our soul in life, And suffereth not our feet to be moved.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Who sets our soul in life and does not give our feet unto shaking!

Brenton Septuagint Translation
who quickens my soul in life, and does not suffer my feet to be moved.

Contemporary English Version
God protects us from death and keeps us steady.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who hath set my soul to live: and hath not suffered my feet to be moved:

English Revised Version
Which holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved.

Good News Translation
He has kept us alive and has not allowed us to fall.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He has kept us alive and has not allowed us to fall.

International Standard Version
He gives us life and does not permit our feet to slip.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Who hath set our soul in life, And suffered not our foot to be moved,

Literal Standard Version
Who has placed our soul in life, And has not permitted our feet to be moved.

NET Bible
He preserves our lives and does not allow our feet to slip.

New Heart English Bible
who preserves our life among the living, and doesn't allow our feet to be moved.

World English Bible
who preserves our life among the living, and doesn't allow our feet to be moved.

Young's Literal Translation
Who hath placed our soul in life, And suffered not our feet to be moved.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Make a Joyful Noise
8Bless our God, O peoples; let the sound of His praise be heard. 9He preserves our lives and keeps our feet from slipping. 10For You, O God, have tested us; You have refined us like silver.…

Cross References
Psalm 18:36
You broaden the path beneath me so that my ankles do not give way.

Psalm 30:3
O LORD, You pulled me up from Sheol; You spared me from descending into the Pit.

Psalm 37:23
The steps of a man are ordered by the LORD who takes delight in his journey.

Psalm 121:3
He will not allow your foot to slip; your Protector will not slumber.

Proverbs 2:8
to guard the paths of justice and protect the way of His saints.


Treasury of Scripture

Which holds our soul in life, and suffers not our feet to be moved.

holdeth [heb.

Psalm 22:29
All they that be fat upon earth shall eat and worship: all they that go down to the dust shall bow before him: and none can keep alive his own soul.

1 Samuel 25:29
Yet a man is risen to pursue thee, and to seek thy soul: but the soul of my lord shall be bound in the bundle of life with the LORD thy God; and the souls of thine enemies, them shall he sling out, as out of the middle of a sling.

Acts 17:28
For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.

suffereth

Psalm 37:23,24
The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way…

Psalm 62:2,6
He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my defence; I shall not be greatly moved…

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









(9) Which holdeth . . .--The LXX. literally, which putteth our soul into life, i.e., keeps us alive, as the parallelism shows.

Verse 9. - Which holdeth our soul in life; rather, which setteth (or, hath set) our soul in life - implying a previous condition of great danger. And suffereth not our feet to be moved. In allusion, perhaps, to a threatened captivity.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
He preserves
הַשָּׂ֣ם (haś·śām)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 7760: Put -- to put, place, set

our
נַ֭פְשֵׁנוּ (nap̄·šê·nū)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common plural
Strong's 5315: A soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion

lives
בַּֽחַיִּ֑ים (ba·ḥay·yîm)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 2416: Alive, raw, fresh, strong, life

and keeps
וְלֹֽא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

our feet
רַגְלֵֽנוּ׃ (raḡ·lê·nū)
Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common plural
Strong's 7272: A foot, a step, the pudenda

from slipping.
לַמּ֣וֹט (lam·mō·wṭ)
Preposition-l, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4132: A wavering, fall, a pole, a yoke


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