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Psalm 39:1 NAS

The Vanity of Life.

1 I said, "I will 1guard my ways That I 2may not sin with my tongue; I will guard 3my mouth as with a muzzle While the wicked are in my presence."

References for Psalms 39:1

Study tools for Psalm 39:1

  • a 39:2 - Lit "with silence"
  • b 39:2 - Lit "kept silence"
  • c 39:2 - Lit "pain"
  • d 39:5 - Lit "standing firm"
  • e 39:5 - Or "altogether vanity"
  • f 39:5 - "Selah" may mean: "Pause, Crescendo" or "Musical interlude"
  • g 39:6 - Lit "an image"
  • h 39:10 - Or "wasting away"
  • i 39:13 - Or "become cheerful"