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Psalms 56:13 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For thou hast delivered my soul from death: [Hast thou] not [delivered] my feet from falling, That I may walk before God In the light of the living?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For thou hast delivered my soul from death: [wilt] not [thou deliver] my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For You have delivered my soul from death, Indeed my feet from stumbling, So that I may walk before God In the light of the living.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For thou hast delivered my soul from death: [wilt thou] not [deliver] my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For thou hast delivered my soul from death; [wilt thou] not [keep] my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For thou hast rescued my soul from death, Wilt thou not [rescue] my feet from stumbling? That I may walk to and fro, before God, In the light of life.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For Thou hast delivered my soul from death, Dost Thou not my feet from falling? To walk habitually before God in the light of the living!
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Because thou hast delivered my soul from death, my feet from falling: that I may please in the sight of God, in the light of the living.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For thou hast deliuered my soule from death: wilt not thou [deliuer] my feet from falling? that I may walke before God in the light of the liuing.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For thou hast delivered my soul from death, and my feet from sliding, that I should be well-pleasing before God in the land of the living.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For thou hast delivered my soul from death: [wilt] not [thou deliver] my feet from falling, that I may walk before Elohim in the light of the living?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
thou hast delivered 5337
{5337} Prime
נָצַל
natsal
{naw-tsal'}
A primitive root; to snatch away, whether in a good or a bad sense.
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
my soul 5315
{5315} Prime
נֶפֶשׁ
nephesh
{neh'-fesh}
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental).
from death: 4194
{4194} Prime
מָוֶת
maveth
{maw'-veth}
From H4191; death (natural or violent); concretely the dead, their place or state (hades); figuratively pestilence, ruin.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
[wilt] not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
[thou deliver] my feet 7272
{7272} Prime
רֶגֶל
regel
{reh'-gel}
From H7270; a foot (as used in walking); by implication a step; by euphemism the pudenda.
from falling, 1762
{1762} Prime
דְּחִי
d@chiy
{deh-khee'}
From H1760; a push, that is, (by implication) a fall.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
that I may walk 1980
{1980} Prime
הָלַךְ
halak
{haw-lak'}
Akin to H3212; a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
z8692
<8692> Grammar
Stem - Hithpael (See H8819)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 116
before 6440
{6440} Prime
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
lhm אֱלֹהִים 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
in the light 216
{0216} Prime
אוֹר
'owr
{ore}
From H0215; illumination or (concretely) luminary (in every sense, including lightning, happiness, etc.).
of the living? 2416
{2416} Prime
חַי
chay
{khah'-ee}
From H2421; alive; hence raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 56:13

_ _ The question implies an affirmative answer, drawn from past experience.

_ _ falling — as from a precipice.

_ _ before God — in His favor during life.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 56:8-13.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 56:13

Walk — That I may serve and glorify thee. The light — ln this life.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 56:13

For thou hast delivered my soul from death: [wilt] not [thou deliver] my feet from falling, that I may (i) walk before God in the (k) light of the living?

(i) As mindful of his great mercies, and giving thanks for the same.

(k) That is, in the life and light of the sun.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
For:

Psalms 86:12-13 I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify thy name for evermore. ... For great [is] thy mercy toward me: and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest hell.
Psalms 116:8 For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, [and] my feet from falling.
2 Corinthians 1:10 Who delivered us from so great a death, and doth deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver [us];
1 Thessalonians 1:10 And to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, [even] Jesus, which delivered us from the wrath to come.
Hebrews 2:15 And deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.
James 5:20 Let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.

wilt:

Psalms 17:5 Hold up my goings in thy paths, [that] my footsteps slip not.
Psalms 94:18 When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O LORD, held me up.
Psalms 145:14 The LORD upholdeth all that fall, and raiseth up all [those that be] bowed down.
1 Samuel 2:9 He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.

walk:

Psalms 116:9 I will walk before the LORD in the land of the living.
Genesis 17:1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I [am] the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.
Isaiah 2:5 O house of Jacob, come ye, and let us walk in the light of the LORD.
Isaiah 38:3 And said, Remember now, O LORD, I beseech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done [that which is] good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore.

the light:

Job 33:30 To bring back his soul from the pit, to be enlightened with the light of the living.
John 8:12 Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
John 12:35-36 Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while is the light with you. Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you: for he that walketh in darkness knoweth not whither he goeth. ... While ye have light, believe in the light, that ye may be the children of light. These things spake Jesus, and departed, and did hide himself from them.
Ephesians 5:8-14 For ye were sometimes darkness, but now [are ye] light in the Lord: walk as children of light: ... Wherefore he saith, Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.
Revelation 21:23-24 And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb [is] the light thereof. ... And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it.
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Gn 17:1. 1S 2:9. Jb 33:30. Ps 17:5; 86:12; 94:18; 116:8, 9; 145:14. Is 2:5; 38:3. Jn 8:12; 12:35. 2Co 1:10. Ep 5:8. 1Th 1:10. He 2:15. Jm 5:20. Rv 21:23.

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