Psalms 17:4

“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)

Other Translations for Psalms 17:4

Concerning the workes of men, by the word of thy lips, I haue kept me from the paths of the destroyer.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

As for the deeds of men, by the word of Your lips I have kept from the paths of the violent.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

As for the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept me from the ways of the violent.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As for the works of men, by the word of your lips I have kept myself from the ways of the violent.
- Basic English Bible

Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept from the paths of the violent [man].
- Darby Bible

Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept me from the paths of the destroyer.
- Webster's Bible

As for the works of men, by the word of your lips, I have kept myself from the ways of the violent.
- World English Bible

As to doings of man, Through a word of Thy lips I have observed The paths of a destroyer;
- Youngs Literal Bible

As for the doings of men, by the word of Thy lips I have kept me from the ways of the violent.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 17:4

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 17:4


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.


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