Psalms 19:13

“Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be upright, and I shall be innocent from the great transgression.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Keepe back thy seruant also from presumptuous sinnes, let them not haue dominion ouer me: then shall I be vpright, and I shalbe innocent from the great transgression.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Also keep back Your servant from presumptuous {sins;} Let them not rule over me; Then I will be blameless, And I shall be acquitted of great transgression.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous `sins'; Let them not have dominion over me: Then shall I be upright, And I shall be clear from great transgression.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Keep your servant back from sins of pride; let them not have rule over me: then will I be upright and free from great sin.
- Basic English Bible

Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous [sins]; let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be perfect, and I shall be innocent from great transgression.
- Darby Bible

Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins; let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be upright, and I shall be innocent from the great transgression.
- Webster's Bible

Keep back your servant also from presumptuous sins. Let them not have dominion over me. Then I will be upright. I will be blameless and innocent of great transgression.
- World English Bible

Also -- from presumptuous ones keep back Thy servant, Let them not rule over me, Then am I perfect, And declared innocent of much transgression,
- Youngs Literal Bible

(19:14) Keep back Thy servant also from presumptuous sins, that they may not have dominion over me; then shall I be faultless, and I shall be clear from great transgression.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 19:13


19:13 Presumptuous - From known and evident sins, such as are committed against knowledge, against the checks of conscience, and the motions of God's spirit. Dominion - If I be at any time tempted to such sins, Lord let them not prevail over me, and if I do fall into them, let me speedily rise again.


Discussion for Psalms 19

  • Matt Dillman
    Psalms 19:14 pretty much sums up how we should act in gods eyes.
  • Horace Owens
    God's Word is so powerful and heart changing, i know that I really need him every day to work in my life and to keep my heart and mouth, so that iam pleasing and acceptable in his sight.
  • Juanita tarver
    Afer hearing a sermon on psalm 19:12'13 and 14. I thought this in particular should be read daily by me.
  • Steve morrow
    ???IRENE 123psalm 19:1 the heavens declare the glory of GOD and the firmament showeth HIS handywork 2 day unto day uttereth speech and night unto night showeth knowledge (3)THERE IS NO SPEECH NOR LANGUAGE WHERE THEIR VOICE IS NOT HEARD-------1 CORIN 11:3 BUT I WOULD HAVE YOU KNOW THAT THE HEAD OF EVERY MAN IS CHRIST AND THE HEAD OF THE WOMAN IS MAN --------AND THE HEAD OF CHRIST IS GOD-------
  • Mild Bill
    Beware old sins which resurface in life. Presumptuous sins start small in the thoughts, but do great damage in the spirit. But for the grace and mercy of God, I could never forgive myself, to start anew. Thanks be to God.
  • Red rog
    Great psalm, reminds me to fear the Lord and to keep my heart and mouth pure and clean.

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