Psalm 94:18
New International Version
When I said, “My foot is slipping,” your unfailing love, LORD, supported me.

New Living Translation
I cried out, “I am slipping!” but your unfailing love, O LORD, supported me.

English Standard Version
When I thought, “My foot slips,” your steadfast love, O LORD, held me up.

Berean Study Bible
If I say, “My foot is slipping,” Your loving devotion, O LORD, supports me.

King James Bible
When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O LORD, held me up.

New King James Version
If I say, “My foot slips,” Your mercy, O LORD, will hold me up.

New American Standard Bible
If I should say, “My foot has slipped,” Your faithfulness, LORD, will support me.

NASB 1995
If I should say, “My foot has slipped,” Your lovingkindness, O LORD, will hold me up.

NASB 1977
If I should say, “My foot has slipped,” Thy lovingkindness, O LORD, will hold me up.

Amplified Bible
If I say, “My foot has slipped,” Your compassion and lovingkindness, O LORD, will hold me up.

Christian Standard Bible
If I say, “My foot is slipping,” your faithful love will support me, LORD.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If I say, “My foot is slipping,” Your faithful love will support me, LORD.

American Standard Version
When I said, My foot slippeth; Thy lovingkindness, O Jehovah, held me up.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I said, "My feet have slipped, and your grace, LORD JEHOVAH, has supported me.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
If I said, My foot has been moved;

Contemporary English Version
When I felt my feet slipping, you came with your love and kept me steady.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If I said: My foot is moved: thy mercy, O Lord, assisted me.

English Revised Version
When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O LORD, held me up.

Good News Translation
I said, "I am falling"; but your constant love, O LORD, held me up.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When I said, "My feet are slipping," your mercy, O LORD, continued to hold me up.

International Standard Version
When I say that my foot is shaking, your gracious love, LORD, will sustain me.

JPS Tanakh 1917
If I say: 'My foot slippeth', Thy mercy, O LORD, holdeth me up.

Literal Standard Version
If I have said, “My foot has slipped,” Your kindness, O YHWH, supports me.

NET Bible
If I say, "My foot is slipping," your loyal love, O LORD, supports me.

New Heart English Bible
When I said, "My foot is slipping." Your loving kindness, LORD, held me up.

World English Bible
When I said, "My foot is slipping!" Your loving kindness, Yahweh, held me up.

Young's Literal Translation
If I have said, 'My foot hath slipped,' Thy kindness, O Jehovah, supporteth me.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The LORD Will Not Forget His People
17Unless the LORD had been my helper, I would soon have dwelt in the abode of silence. 18If I say, “My foot is slipping,” Your loving devotion, O LORD, supports me. 19When anxiety overwhelms me, Your consolation delights my soul.…

Cross References
Psalm 38:16
For I said, "Let them not gloat over me--those who taunt me when my foot slips."

Psalm 73:2
But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled; my steps had nearly slipped.


Treasury of Scripture

When I said, My foot slips; your mercy, O LORD, held me up.

my foot

Psalm 17:5
Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not.

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

Psalm 38:16
For I said, Hear me, lest otherwise they should rejoice over me: when my foot slippeth, they magnify themselves against me.









Verse 18. - When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O Lord, held me up. Another respect in which the godly, even though suffering affliction, are blessed. God upholds their tottering feet, and, when they are in danger, keeps them from falling.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
If
אִם־ (’im-)
Conjunction
Strong's 518: Lo!, whether?, if, although, Oh that!, when, not

I say,
אָ֭מַרְתִּי (’ā·mar·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

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

is slipping,”
מָ֣טָה (mā·ṭāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 4131: To waver, to slip, shake, fall

Your loving devotion,
חַסְדְּךָ֥ (ḥas·də·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 2617: Kindness, piety, reproof, beauty

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

will support me.
יִסְעָדֵֽנִי׃ (yis·‘ā·ḏê·nî)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular | first person common singular
Strong's 5582: To support, sustain, stay


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