Psalms 25:2

2 I trust in you; do not let me be put to shame, nor let my enemies triumph over me.

Psalms 25:2 in Other Translations

KJV
2 O my God, I trust in thee: let me not be ashamed, let not mine enemies triumph over me.
ESV
2 O my God, in you I trust; let me not be put to shame; let not my enemies exult over me.
NLT
2 I trust in you, my God! Do not let me be disgraced, or let my enemies rejoice in my defeat.
MSG
2 I'm looking to you, God; No hangdog skulking for me.
CSB
2 My God, I trust in You. Do not let me be disgraced; do not let my enemies gloat over me.

Psalms 25:2 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 25:2

O my God, I trust in thee
He claims his interest in God, and expresses his faith and confidence in him, in the midst of all his troubles; (See Gill on Psalms 7:1);

let me not be ashamed;
meaning of his trust in God, by being disappointed of the help, deliverance, and salvation from him, which he trusted in him for; and the believer, as he has no reason to be ashamed of God, the object of his trust; so neither of the act of his hope or trust in him; nor shall he; for hope makes not ashamed; see ( Psalms 119:116 ) ( Romans 5:5 ) ;

let not mine enemies triumph over me;
either his temporal enemies, his subjects that were risen up against him; or his spiritual enemies, Satan, and the men of the world, who rejoice and triumph when the saints are forsaken by God; and they are ready to say, as David's enemies did of him, there is no help or salvation for him in God, ( Psalms 3:2 ) ; and when they fall into their hands, or fall by them.

Psalms 25:2 In-Context

1 In you, LORD my God, I put my trust.
2 I trust in you; do not let me be put to shame, nor let my enemies triumph over me.
3 No one who hopes in you will ever be put to shame, but shame will come on those who are treacherous without cause.
4 Show me your ways, LORD, teach me your paths.
5 Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Psalms 31:6; Psalms 143:8; Psalms 41:11