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Compare Translations for Psalm 26:3

Psalm 26:3 ASV
For thy lovingkindness is before mine eyes; And I have walked in thy truth.
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Psalm 26:3 BBE
For your mercy is before my eyes; and I have gone in the way of your good faith.
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Psalm 26:3 CEB
Because your faithful love is right in front of me— I walk in your truth!
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Psalm 26:3 CJB
For your grace is there before my eyes, and I live my life by your truth.
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Psalm 26:3 RHE
(25-3) For thy mercy is before my eyes; and I am well pleased with thy truth.
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Psalm 26:3 ESV
For your steadfast love is before my eyes, and I walk in your faithfulness.
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Psalm 26:3 GW
I see your mercy in front of me. I walk in the light of your truth.
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Psalm 26:3 GNT
Your constant love is my guide; your faithfulness always leads me.
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Psalm 26:3 HNV
For your lovingkindness is before my eyes. I have walked in your truth.
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Psalm 26:3 CSB
For Your faithful love is before my eyes, and I live by Your truth.
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Psalm 26:3 KJV
For thy lovingkindness is before mine eyes: and I have walked in thy truth.
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Psalm 26:3 LEB
Because your loyal love [is] before my eyes, and I walk about in your faithfulness.
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Psalm 26:3 NAS
For Your lovingkindness is before my eyes, And I have walked in Your truth.
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Psalm 26:3 NCV
I see your love, and I live by your truth.
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Psalm 26:3 NIRV
Your love is always with me. I have always lived by your truth.
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Psalm 26:3 NIV
for your love is ever before me, and I walk continually in your truth.
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Psalm 26:3 NKJV
For Your lovingkindness is before my eyes, And I have walked in Your truth.
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Psalm 26:3 NLT
For I am constantly aware of your unfailing love, and I have lived according to your truth.
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Psalm 26:3 NRS
For your steadfast love is before my eyes, and I walk in faithfulness to you.
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Psalm 26:3 RSV
For thy steadfast love is before my eyes, and I walk in faithfulness to thee.
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Psalm 26:3 DBY
For thy loving-kindness is before mine eyes, and I have walked in thy truth.
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Psalm 26:3 MSG
So I never lose sight of your love, But keep in step with you, never missing a beat.
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Psalm 26:3 WBT
For thy loving-kindness [is] before my eyes: and I have walked in thy truth.
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Psalm 26:3 TMB
For Thy lovingkindness is before mine eyes, and I have walked in Thy truth.
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Psalm 26:3 TNIV
for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness.
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Psalm 26:3 WEB
For your lovingkindness is before my eyes. I have walked in your truth.
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Psalm 26:3 WYC
For why thy mercy is before mine eyes; and I pleased in thy truth. (For thy love is always before me; and I have gone in thy faithfulness.)
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Psalm 26:3 YLT
For Thy kindness [is] before mine eyes, And I have walked habitually in Thy truth.
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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.