They prevented me in the day of my calamity
Referring to the times of his distress in the garden and upon the cross; the time of his sufferings and death, which was a dark and cloudy day, as the word
but the Lord was my stay;
or staff, on whom he leaned, relied, and depended, believing he would help him; and by whom he was supported and upheld, ( Isaiah 42:1 ) ( 50:7-9 ) ( Isaiah 49:7 Isaiah 49:8 ) . The Targum is,
``the Word of the Lord was my stay.''