Psalms 94:17

“Unless the LORD had been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Unlesse the Lord had bene my helpe: my soule had almost dwelt in silence.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

If the LORD had not been my help, My soul would soon have dwelt in {the abode of} silence.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Unless Jehovah had been my help, My soul had soon dwelt in silence.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If the Lord had not been my helper, my soul would quickly have gone down into death.
- Basic English Bible

If Jehovah had not been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence.
- Darby Bible

Unless the LORD had been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence.
- Webster's Bible

Unless Yahweh had been my help, my soul would have soon lived in silence.
- World English Bible

Unless Jehovah [were] a help to me, My soul had almost inhabited silence.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Unless the LORD had been my help, my soul had soon dwelt in silence.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 94:17


94:17 Dwelt - In the place of silence, the grave.


Discussion for Psalms 94

  • BSP
    Verse 19 shows that God gives us comfort when we are overwhelmed with anxieties.
  • Carob
    it is always good for us to live our battles for God to fight for us provided we believe in Him for vengeance belongs to Him. let us put our trust in Him as David said in Psalm 94:1. Let us also be under the shelter of God always for His protection, for if we hide under Him, He shall cover us with His wing. Amen
  • Darrin
    It is a beautiful thing to have a God that really cares so much that he gave his only begotten son for the life of many.
  • Anne
    "Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither by thou envious against the workers of iniquity. For they shall soon be cut down like the grass and wither as the green herb". Ps. 37:1
  • Jennifer
    Reading this Psalms is so comforting
  • Ms. B
    This is a great assurance for those who believe in God and have faith in Him.

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