Compare Translations for Psalm 26:12

Psalm 26:12 ASV
My foot standeth in an even place: In the congregations will I bless Jehovah.
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Psalm 26:12 BBE
I have a safe resting-place for my feet; I will give praise to the Lord in the meetings of the people.
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Psalm 26:12 CEB
My feet now stand on level ground. I will bless the LORD in the great congregation.
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Psalm 26:12 CJB
My feet are planted on level ground; in the assemblies I will bless ADONAI.
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Psalm 26:12 RHE
(25-12) My foot hath stood in the direct way: in the churches I will bless thee, O Lord.
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Psalm 26:12 ESV
My foot stands on level ground; in the great assembly I will bless the LORD.
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Psalm 26:12 GW
My feet stand on level ground. I will praise the LORD with the choirs in worship.
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Psalm 26:12 GNT
I am safe from all dangers; in the assembly of his people I praise the Lord.
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Psalm 26:12 HNV
My foot stands in an even place. In the congregations will I bless the LORD.
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Psalm 26:12 CSB
My foot stands on level ground; I will praise the Lord in the assemblies.
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Psalm 26:12 KJV
My foot standeth in an even place: in the congregations will I bless the LORD.
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Psalm 26:12 LEB
My foot stands on level ground. In assemblies I will bless Yahweh.
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Psalm 26:12 NAS
My foot stands on a level place; In the congregations I shall bless the LORD.
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Psalm 26:12 NCV
I stand in a safe place. Lord, I praise you in the great meeting. Of David.
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Psalm 26:12 NIRV
My feet stand on level ground. In the whole community I will praise the Lord.
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Psalm 26:12 NIV
My feet stand on level ground; in the great assembly I will praise the LORD.
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Psalm 26:12 NKJV
My foot stands in an even place; In the congregations I will bless the Lord.
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Psalm 26:12 NLT
I have taken a stand, and I will publicly praise the LORD.
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Psalm 26:12 NRS
My foot stands on level ground; in the great congregation I will bless the Lord.
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Psalm 26:12 RSV
My foot stands on level ground; in the great congregation I will bless the LORD.
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Psalm 26:12 DBY
My foot standeth in an even place; in the congregations will I bless Jehovah.
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Psalm 26:12 MSG
I'm on the level with you, God; I bless you every chance I get.
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Psalm 26:12 WBT
My foot standeth in an even place: in the congregations will I bless the LORD.
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Psalm 26:12 TMB
My foot standeth on a level place; in the congregations will I bless the LORD.
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Psalm 26:12 TNIV
My feet stand on level ground; in the great congregation I will praise the LORD.
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Psalm 26:12 WEB
My foot stands in an even place. In the congregations will I bless Yahweh.
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Psalm 26:12 WYC
My foot stood in rightfulness; Lord, I shall bless thee in churches. (Yea, my feet standeth on firm ground; Lord, I shall bless thee in the congregations.)
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Psalm 26:12 YLT
My foot hath stood in uprightness, In assemblies I bless Jehovah!
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Psalms 26 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 26

David, in this psalm, appeals to God touching his integrity.

- David here, by the Spirit of prophecy, speaks of himself as a type of Christ, of whom what he here says of his spotless innocence was fully and eminently true, and of Christ only, and to Him we may apply it. We are complete in him. The man that walks in his integrity, yet trusting wholly in the grace of God, is in a state of acceptance, according to the covenant of which Jesus was the Mediator, in virtue of his spotless obedience even unto death. This man desires to have his inmost soul searched and proved by the Lord. He is aware of the deceitfulness of his own heart; he desires to detect and mortify every sin; and he longs to be satisfied of his being a true believer, and to practise the holy commands of God. Great care to avoid bad company, is both a good evidence of our integrity, and a good means to keep us in it. Hypocrites and dissemblers may be found attending on God's ordinances; but it is a good sign of sincerity, if we attend upon them, as the psalmist here tells us he did, in the exercise of repentance and conscientious obedience. He feels his ground firm under him; and, as he delights in blessing the Lord with his congregations on earth, he trusts that shortly he shall join the great assembly in heaven, in singing praises to God and to the Lamb for evermore.

Psalms 26 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 26

Psalms 26:1-12 . After appealing to God's judgment on his avowed integrity and innocence of the charges laid by his enemies, the Psalmist professes delight in God's worship, and prays for exemption from the fate of the wicked, expressing assurance of God's favor.

1. Judge--decide on my case; the appeal of innocence.
in mine integrity--freedom from blemish (compare Psalms 25:21 ). His confidence of perseverance results from trust in God's sustaining grace.

2. He asks the most careful scrutiny of his affections and thoughts ( Psalms 7:9 ), or motives.

3. As often, the ground of prayer for present help is former favor.

4-8. As exemplified by the fruits of divine grace, presented in his life, especially in his avoiding the wicked and his purposes of cleaving to God's worship.

6. wash mine hands--expressive symbol of freedom from sinful acts (compare Matthew 27:24 ).

8. the habitation of thy house--where Thy house rests, as the tabernacle was not yet permanently fixed.
honour dwelleth--conveys an allusion to the Holy of Holies.

9. Gather not, &c.--Bring me not to death.
bloody men--(compare Psalms 5:6 ).

10. Their whole conduct is that of violence and fraud.

11, 12. But, &c.--He contrasts his character and destiny with that of the wicked (compare Psalms 26:1 Psalms 26:2 ).

12. even place--free from occasions of stumbling--safety in his course is denoted. Hence he will render to God his praise publicly.