Psalms 17:5

“Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 17:5

Hold vp my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

My steps have held fast to Your paths. My feet have not slipped.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

My steps have held fast to thy paths, My feet have not slipped.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I have kept my feet in your ways, my steps have not been turned away.
- Basic English Bible

When thou holdest my goings in thy paths, my footsteps slip not.
- Darby Bible

Uphold my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not.
- Webster's Bible

My steps have held fast to your paths. My feet have not slipped.
- World English Bible

To uphold my goings in Thy paths, My steps have not slidden.
- Youngs Literal Bible

My steps have held fast to Thy paths, my feet have not slipped.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 17:5

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 17:5


17:3 Proved - Or, searched or tried it, by many temptations and afflictions. Night - When mens minds being freed from the distraction of business, and from the society of men, they act more vigorously and freely, according to their several inclinations. Tried - As gold - smiths do metals. Nothing - Nothing of unrighteousness. Purposed - I have resolved, upon deliberation, as the word implies. Mouth - I am so far from practising against Saul's life, as they charge me, that I will not wrong him so much as in a word.

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.

17:7 By - By thy great power.


Discussion for Psalms 17:5

  • Joyce Lynn Kirkland on Psalms 17:5
    This verse from childhood has been my prayer, I've recited over my entire left..named a business Pathway..to remind me of the right path in my journey with the Lord!


 

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