The psalmist prays for constant communion with God in holy ordinances. When evildoers assail me to devour my flesh— my adversaries and foes— they shall stumble and fall. God. Evil people may try to destroy my body. The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? When evil-doers came upon me to eat up my flesh, [Even] mine adversaries and my foes, they stumbled and fell. I am whole heartedly devoted to the cause God made me for and I have no intention of letting the world When the wicked, even mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell. Proud member The Rabbinical commentators (e.g., Aben Ezra and Rashi) refer back to the beginning of the psalm. Though they may come at me one way, they will flee Though they may come at me one way, they will flee seven ways because no weapon formed against me will prosper and every evil thing that rises against me I will defer my destiny. With a general strain of confidence, hope, and joy, especially in God's worship, in the midst of dangers, the Psalmist introduces prayer for divine help and guidance. I am Verses 1-6 The Lord, who is the believer's light, is the strength of his life; not only by whom, but in whom he lives and moves. Psalm 27:2 (WYC) When the resha’im, even mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to devour my basar, they stumbled and fell. Psalm 56:6 They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul. I'll never © 2020 METROLYRICS, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. When evil doers come near to me to eat my flesh, My adversaries and mine enemies to me, They have stumbled and fallen. The while noisome men nigh on me; for to eat my fleshes. Psalm 53:4 Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge? time he reminds me of my past, I will remind him of his future. That he should see the goodness of the Lord. 3 Though an army besiege me, my heart will not fear; though war break out against me, even then will I be confident. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. I'll never give up. This he had at heart more than any thing. When evildoers assail me, uttering slanders against me, my adversaries and foes, they shall stumble and fall. The secret of his confidence is his delight in communion with God ( Psalms 16:11 , 23:6 ), beholding the harmony of His perfections, and seeking His favor in His temple or palace; a term applicable to the tabernacle (compare Psalms 5:7 ). of We can even find ourselves distressed as we try to figure out why they are against us in the first place. When evil people attack me and try to kill me, they stumble and fall. They begin by speaking against him - calumniating him (2 Samuel 15:3, 4), and shortly they will proceed to acts. And nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nether height, nor The last clause is, literally, "and wait," &c., as if expecting new measures of help. But my enemies, those who trouble me, were made feeble, or weak; they all fell down.). Psalm 3:6 I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people, that have set themselves against me round about. Psalm 27:2 (JUB) 14. Psalm 27:2 (RHE) When you are under the curse, you run from your enemies, but under THE BLESSING, they run from you.” You may not see it firsthand, but you can count on Him to carry out what He has promised. Jeremiah 20:10 For I heard the defaming of many, fear on every side. Psalm 27:2 (WEB) When evil-doers came at me to eat up my flesh, Even my adversaries and my foes, they stumbled and fell. depth, nor anything else in all creation shall be able to separate me from my God. and from religion to reality. And they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together; or, "they that watch for my soul" (Revised Version). When evil people attack me and try to kill me, they stumble and fall. in this--that is, then, in such extremity. Psalm 27:2 (ESV) My purpose in immovable. Mine enemies, that troubled me; they were made sick and felled down. Psalms:139:20: For they speak against thee wickedly, and thine enemies take thy name in vain. breathe out--as being filled with it ( Acts 9:1 ). The LXX. - For mine enemies speak against me. When evildoers assail me, uttering slanders against me, my adversaries and foes, they shall stumble and fall. I will fight. Evildoers closed in on me to tear me to pieces. In this.--Either in this circumstance or in spite of this. 2 When the wicked, even mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell. 13. they stumbled--"they" is emphatic; not I, but they were destroyed. Against rejection he pleads former mercy and love. - "FRANCHISE" - LYRICS, HOT SONG: Tory Lanez - "Most High" - LYRICS. This is THE BLESSING; this belongs to you. Young Thug & M.I.A. Watch Gloria Copeland and Billye Brim share how knowing your enemy will determine your victory. "In this"--viz., that Jehovah is my light--"do I trust." He is a surer and better Friend than earthly parents are, or can be. “I have many aggressive enemies; they hate me without reason. Though they may come at me one way, they will flee Though an army should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear. who eat up my people as they eat bread, and call not upon the LORD. . the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? All God's children desire to dwell in their Father's house. The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? I will make no excuses, but through every obstacle I will find a way. When the wicked came against me To eat up my flesh, My enemies and foes, They stumbled and fell. And his servant said unto him, Alas, my master! And Saul answered, I am sore distressed; for the Philistines make war against me, and God is departed from me, and answereth me no more, neither by prophets, nor by dreams: therefore I have called thee, that thou mayest make known unto me what I shall do…, Isaiah 41:11,12 Behold, all they that were incensed against thee shall be ashamed and confounded: they shall be as nothing; and they that strive with thee shall perish…, Isaiah 54:16,17 Behold, I have created the smith that bloweth the coals in the fire, and that bringeth forth an instrument for his work; and I have created the waster to destroy…, 2 Corinthians 5:6-8 Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord: …. Whatever the Christian is as to this life, he considers the favour and service of God as the one thing needful. 8. Psalm 27:2 (TMB) Our natural response to enemies is often to fight back, get even, put them in their place, or demand justice. 1. light--is a common figure for comfort. Though an host should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear: though war should rise against me, in this will I be confident. When evildoers come at me trying to eat me up— it's they, my foes and my enemies, who stumble and fall! Psalm 27:2 (CEBA) Psalm 27:2 (NRSA) With His help I will scale every wall. Compiled & Edited by BST & Crosswalk Staff, Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise), Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. accept a trace of apathy in my attitude in my actions. Falsehood aids cruelty against him. You don’t have to worry about your enemies. I defy and defeat sin because of the finished work of Christ my When the wicked , even mine enemies and my foes , came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell . I will fight. The figure is changed in the last clause, but the sentiment is the same.