Psalms 27:13

I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I had fainted, vnlesse I had beleeued to see the goodnesse of the Lord in the land of the liuing.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{I would have despaired} unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the LORD In the land of the living.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

`I had fainted', unless I had believed to see the goodness of Jehovah In the land of the living.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I had almost given up my hope of seeing the blessing of the Lord in the land of the living.
- Basic English Bible

Unless I had believed to see the goodness of Jehovah in the land of the living ...!
- Darby Bible

I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.
- Webster's Bible

I am still confident of this: I will see the goodness of Yahweh in the land of the living.
- World English Bible

I had not believed to look on the goodness of Jehovah In the land of the living!
- Youngs Literal Bible

If I had not believed to look upon the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living!--
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 27:13


27:13 The living - David was thus earnestly desirous of this mercy in this life, not because he placed his portion in these things; but because the truth and glory of God, were highly concerned in making good the promise of the kingdom to him.


Discussion for Psalms 27

  • Offor jane obiageri
    This chapter always give me hope in everything because my God can not take me where his grace will live me, am blessed such time I go through this, his faithfulness is my joy, and to know him the more is my heart desire, glory to your holy name for choosing me as your daughter and settling my family free, he have break every generational curses upon my life and of my families in Jesus name, amen..
  • NAOMI
    THIS IS MY FAVORITE SCRIPTURE,FOR STRENGTH AND ENCOURAGEMENT.
  • Cornelius Streeter
    What David was saying, that we are to ask God for a daily work with Him. In so doing He guide us unto all truth and direct our paths.
  • Joyce Holt
    I like 27 psa. It is me, I must wait upon the lord, to strengthen me. I must wait for him to lead me, and guide me, he's my shield and buckler, thou many tried to eat up my flesh, he delivered me, thou I got tired, he strengthened me. I will wait.
  • Tonya Jackson
    Well God is letting us know wait on him be a good courage and he will strengthen our hearts.
  • Teresa
    I needed to read this especially regarding the heart. I've been having some heart
    issues so I'm seeking his word for my life. I'm glad we have this tool to use.
    Thank you

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