“Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept me from the paths of the destroyer.”
King James Version (KJV)
17:4 Concerning - Observing the works of the men of this age, how wicked they are, I was resolved to take more care in ordering my own actions. By - By the help of thy blessed word. Paths - The customs and practices. Destroyer - Or, of the violent man: such as Saul, and his courtiers and soldiers.