Psalms 27:13

I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I had fainted, vnlesse I had beleeued to see the goodnesse of the Lord in the land of the liuing.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{I would have despaired} unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the LORD In the land of the living.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

`I had fainted', unless I had believed to see the goodness of Jehovah In the land of the living.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I had almost given up my hope of seeing the blessing of the Lord in the land of the living.
- Basic English Bible

Unless I had believed to see the goodness of Jehovah in the land of the living ...!
- Darby Bible

I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.
- Webster's Bible

I am still confident of this: I will see the goodness of Yahweh in the land of the living.
- World English Bible

I had not believed to look on the goodness of Jehovah In the land of the living!
- Youngs Literal Bible

If I had not believed to look upon the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living!--
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 27:13


27:13 The living - David was thus earnestly desirous of this mercy in this life, not because he placed his portion in these things; but because the truth and glory of God, were highly concerned in making good the promise of the kingdom to him.


Discussion for Psalms 27

  • Miriam
    Thank you to whoever puts this website up with these encouraging Bible Words. They keep me going. Bless you all for doing such a fabulous thing !
  • Dorothy
    When I am encompass by fear, the Lord is my protector. He will shield and protect me always. I can rest in peace in his name. To God be the glory!
  • Paula H, God's baby girl evangelist.
    This whole chapter amazing! Keys to safety and faith in protection are: salvation, strength, whom?, They stumbled, pavilion - resting place, confident, rock, Lord took me up, secret pavilion, hide me, and finally: "wait".

    The commonality to faith in GOD IS TO WAIT THROUGH ALL OF LIFE. Follow the steps of peace road or don't move.

    The Peace is in God's word and Spirit.

    On Peace Rd 42 yrs.
  • John
    Woke from a horrible dream and just had to read this psalms
  • Jerome
    Wait on the lord .. be of good courage... wait I say on the Lord....God is great....all the time....He's Holy...
  • Izzy
    Awesome God. This scripture has and alwayz been my source of strength when storms of life does come my way. I am so blessed by this verse. Glory to God

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