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Psalm 41:3 ASV
Jehovah will support him upon the couch of languishing: Thou makest all his bed in his sickness.
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Psalm 41:3 BBE
The Lord will be his support on his bed of pain: by you will all his grief be turned to strength.
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Psalm 41:3 CEB
The LORD will strengthen them when they are lying in bed, sick. You will completely transform the place where they lie ill.
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Psalm 41:3 CJB
ADONAI sustains them on their sickbed; when they lie ill, you make them recover.
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Psalm 41:3 RHE
(40-4) The Lord help him on his bed of sorrow: thou hast turned all his couch in his sickness.
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Psalm 41:3 ESV
The LORD sustains him on his sickbed; in his illness you restore him to full health.
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Psalm 41:3 GW
The LORD will support him on his sickbed. You will restore this person to health when he is ill.
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Psalm 41:3 GNT
The Lord will help them when they are sick and will restore them to health.
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Psalm 41:3 HNV
The LORD will sustain him on his sickbed, And restore him from his bed of illness.
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Psalm 41:3 CSB
The Lord will sustain him on his sickbed; You will heal him on the bed where he lies.
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Psalm 41:3 KJV
The LORD will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness.
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Psalm 41:3 LEB
Yahweh sustains him on [his] sick bed. In his illness, you {restore to health}.
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Psalm 41:3 NAS
The LORD will sustain him upon his sickbed ; In his illness, You restore him to health .
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Psalm 41:3 NCV
The Lord will give him strength when he is sick, and he will make him well again.
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Psalm 41:3 NIRV
The LORD will take care of him when he is lying sick in bed. He will make him well again.
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Psalm 41:3 NIV
The LORD will sustain him on his sickbed and restore him from his bed of illness.
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Psalm 41:3 NKJV
The Lord will strengthen him on his bed of illness; You will sustain him on his sickbed.
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Psalm 41:3 NLT
The LORD nurses them when they are sick and eases their pain and discomfort.
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Psalm 41:3 NRS
The Lord sustains them on their sickbed; in their illness you heal all their infirmities.
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Psalm 41:3 RSV
The LORD sustains him on his sickbed; in his illness thou healest all his infirmities.
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Psalm 41:3 DBY
Jehovah will sustain him upon the bed of languishing: thou turnest all his bed in his sickness.
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Psalm 41:3 MSG
Whenever we're sick and in bed, God becomes our nurse, nurses us back to health.
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Psalm 41:3 WBT
The LORD will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness.
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Psalm 41:3 TMB
The LORD will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing; Thou wilt turn him on his bed in his sickness.
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Psalm 41:3 TNIV
The LORD sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness.
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Psalm 41:3 WEB
Yahweh will sustain him on his sickbed, And restore him from his bed of illness.
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Psalm 41:3 WYC
The Lord (shall) bear help to him on the bed of his sorrow; thou hast oft turned all his bedstraw in his sickness.
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Psalm 41:3 YLT
Jehovah supporteth on a couch of sickness, All his bed Thou hast turned in his weakness.
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Psalms 41 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 41

God's care for his people. (1-4) The treachery of David's enemies. (5-13)

Verses 1-4 The people of God are not free from poverty, sickness, or outward affliction, but the Lord will consider their case, and send due supplies. From his Lord's example the believer learns to consider his poor and afflicted brethren. This branch of godliness is usually recompensed with temporal blessings. But nothing is so distressing to the contrite believer, as a fear or sense of the Divine displeasure, or of sin in his heart. Sin is the sickness of the soul; pardoning mercy heals it, renewing grace heals it, and for this spiritual healing we should be more earnest than for bodily health.

Verses 5-13 We complain, and justly, of the want of sincerity, and that there is scarcely any true friendship to be found among men; but the former days were no better. One particularly, in whom David had reposed great confidence, took part with his enemies. And let us not think it strange, if we receive evil from those we suppose to be friends. Have not we ourselves thus broken our words toward God? We eat of his bread daily, yet lift up the heel against him. But though we may not take pleasure in the fall of our enemies, we may take pleasure in the making vain their designs. When we can discern the Lord's favour in any mercy, personal or public, that doubles it. If the grace of God did not take constant care of us, we should not be upheld. But let us, while on earth, give heartfelt assent to those praises which the redeemed on earth and in heaven render to their God and Saviour.

Psalms 41 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

PSALM 41

Psalms 41:1-13 . The Psalmist celebrates the blessedness of those who compassionate the poor, conduct strongly contrasted with the spite of his enemies and neglect of his friends in his calamity. He prays for God's mercy in view of his ill desert, and, in confidence of relief, and that God will vindicate his cause, he closes with a doxology.

1-3. God rewards kindness to the poor ( Proverbs 19:17 ). From Psalms 41:2 Psalms 41:11 it may be inferred that the Psalmist describes his own conduct,
poor--in person, position, and possessions.

2. shall be blessed--literally, "led aright," or "safely," prospered ( Psalms 23:3 ).
upon the earth--or land of promise ( Psalms 25:13 , 27:3-9 , &c.). The figures are drawn from the acts of a kind nurse.

4. I said--I asked the mercy I show.
heal my soul--(Compare Psalms 30:2 ). "Sin and suffering are united," is one of the great teachings of the Psalms.

5, 6. A graphic picture of the conduct of a malignant enemy.

6. to see me--as if to spy out my case.
he speaketh . . . itself--or, "he speaketh vanity as to his heart"--that is, does not speak candidly, "he gathereth iniquity to him," collects elements for mischief, and then divulges the gains of his hypocrisy.

7, 8. So of others, all act alike.

8. An evil disease--literally, "a word of Belial," some slander.
cleaveth--literally, "poured on him."
that he lieth--who has now laid down, "he is utterly undone and our victory is sure."

9. mine . . . friend--literally, "the man of my peace."
eat . . . bread--who depended on me or was well treated by me.
hath lifted up heel--in scornful violence. As David and his fortunes typified Christ and His these words expressed the treatment he received, and also that of his Son and Lord; hence, though not distinctly prophetical, our Saviour applies them to Judas, "that the Scripture may be fulfilled" ( John 13:18 ). This last phrase has a wide use in the New Testament, and is not restricted to denote special prophecies.

10. A lawful punishment of criminals is not revenge, nor inconsistent with their final good (compare Psalms 40:14 Psalms 40:15 ).

11-13. favourest--or tenderly lovest me ( Genesis 34:19 ), evinced by relief from his enemies, and, farther, God recognizes his innocence by upholding him.

12. settest . . . before thy face--under thy watch and care, as God before man's face ( Psalms 16:8 ) is an object of trust and love.

13. Blessed--praised, usually applied to God. The word usually applied to men denotes happiness ( Psalms 1:1 , 32:1 ). With this doxology the first book closes.