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Psalm 140:13 ASV
Surely the righteous shall give thanks unto thy name: The upright shall dwell in thy presence.
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Psalm 140:13 BBE
Truly, the upright will give praise to your name: the holy will have a place in your house.
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Psalm 140:13 CEB
Yes, the righteous will give thanks to your name, and those who do right will live in your presence.
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Psalm 140:13 CJB
The righteous will surely give thanks to your name; the upright will live in your presence.
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Psalm 140:13 RHE
(139-14) But as for the just, they shall give glory to thy name: and the upright shall dwell with thy countenance.
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Psalm 140:13 ESV
Surely the righteous shall give thanks to your name; the upright shall dwell in your presence.
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Psalm 140:13 GW
Indeed, righteous people will give thanks to your name. Decent people will live in your presence.
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Psalm 140:13 GNT
The righteous will praise you indeed; they will live in your presence.
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Psalm 140:13 HNV
Surely the righteous will give thanks to your name. The upright will dwell in your presence.
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Psalm 140:13 CSB
Surely the righteous will praise Your name; the upright will live in Your presence.
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Psalm 140:13 KJV
Surely the righteous shall give thanks unto thy name: the upright shall dwell in thy presence.
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Psalm 140:13 LEB
Surely [the] righteous will give thanks to your name; [the] upright will dwell in your presence.
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Psalm 140:13 NAS
Surely the righteous will give thanks to Your name; The upright will dwell in Your presence.
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Psalm 140:13 NCV
Good people will praise his name; honest people will live in his presence. A psalm of David.
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Psalm 140:13 NIRV
I'm sure that those who do right will praise your name. Those who are honest will live with you.
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Psalm 140:13 NIV
Surely the righteous will praise your name and the upright will live before you.
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Psalm 140:13 NKJV
Surely the righteous shall give thanks to Your name; The upright shall dwell in Your presence.
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Psalm 140:13 NLT
Surely the godly are praising your name, for they will live in your presence.
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Psalm 140:13 NRS
Surely the righteous shall give thanks to your name; the upright shall live in your presence.
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Psalm 140:13 RSV
Surely the righteous shall give thanks to thy name; the upright shall dwell in thy presence.
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Psalm 140:13 DBY
Yea, the righteous shall give thanks unto thy name; the upright shall dwell in thy presence.
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Psalm 140:13 MSG
And I know that the righteous personally thank you, that good people are secure in your presence.
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Psalm 140:13 WBT
Surely the righteous shall give thanks to thy name: the upright shall dwell in thy presence.
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Psalm 140:13 TMB
Surely the righteous shall give thanks unto Thy name; the upright shall dwell in Thy presence.
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Psalm 140:13 TNIV
Surely the righteous will praise your name, and the upright will live in your presence.
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Psalm 140:13 WEB
Surely the righteous will give thanks to your name. The upright will dwell in your presence.
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Psalm 140:13 WYC
Nevertheless just men shall acknowledge to thy name; and rightful men shall dwell with thy cheer. (Truly the righteous shall give thanks to thy name; and the upright shall live in thy presence./Truly the righteous shall praise thy name; and the upright shall worship before thee.)
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Psalm 140:13 YLT
Only -- the righteous give thanks to Thy name, The upright do dwell with Thy presence!
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Psalms 140 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 140

David encourages himself in God. (1-7) He prays for, and prophesies the destruction of, his persecutors. (8-13)

Verses 1-7 The more danger appears, the more earnest we should be in prayer to God. All are safe whom the Lord protects. If he be for us, who can be against us? We should especially watch and pray, that the Lord would hold up our goings in his ways, that our footsteps slip not. God is as able to keep his people from secret fraud as from open force; and the experience we have had of his power and care, in dangers of one kind, may encourage us to depend upon him in other dangers.

Verses 8-13 Believers may pray that God would not grant the desires of the wicked, nor further their evil devices. False accusers will bring mischief upon themselves, even the burning coals of Divine vengeance. And surely the righteous shall dwell in God's presence, and give him thanks for evermore. This is true thanksgiving, even thanks-living: this use we should make of all our deliverances, we should serve God the more closely and cheerfully. Those who, though evil spoken of and ill-used by men, are righteous in the sight of God, being justified by the righteousness of Christ, which is imputed to them, and received by faith, as the effect of which, they live soberly and righteously; these give thanks to the Lord, for the righteousness whereby they are made righteous, and for every blessing of grace, and mercy of life.

Psalms 140 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 140

Psalms 140:1-13 . The style of this Psalm resembles those of David in the former part of the book, presenting the usual complaint, prayer, and confident hope of relief.

1. evil man--Which of David's enemies is meant is not important.

2-5. This character of the wicked, and the devices planned against the pious, correspond to Psalms 10:7 , 31:13 , 58:4 , &c.

3. sharpened . . . like a serpent--not like a serpent does, but they are thus like a serpent in cunning and venom.

5. snare [and] net--for threatening dangers (compare Psalms 38:12 , 57:6 ).

6. (Compare Psalms 5:1-12 , 16:2 ).

7. day of battle--literally, "of armor," that is, when using it.

8. (Compare Psalms 37:12 , 66:7 ).
lest they exalt themselves--or, they will be exalted if permitted to prosper.

9. Contrasts his head covered by God ( Psalms 140:7 ) with theirs, or (as "head" may be used for "persons") with them, covered with the results of their wicked deeds ( Psalms 7:16 ).

10. (Compare Psalms 11:6 , 120:4 ).
cast into the fire; into deep pits--figures for utter destruction.

11. an evil speaker--or, "slanderer" will not be tolerated ( Psalms 101:7 ). The last clause may be translated: "an evil (man) He (God) shall hunt," &c.

12. (Compare Psalms 9:4 ).

13. After all changes, the righteous shall have cause for praise. Such
shall dwell--shall sit securely, under God's protection ( Psalms 21:6 , 41:12 ).