Don't let go of what your hands have made. The LORD will work out his plans for my life— for your faithful love, O LORD, endures forever. Psalm 138:8 (NRSA) Psalm 138:8 (GNTA) Psalms 138:7 Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt revive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me. Lord, your faithful love continues forever. If you look at verses 1-3 of the psalm, you will see that he (or she) was in Babylon. The LORD will vindicate me; your love, LORD, endures forever— do not abandon the works of your hands. O Lord, thy love is forever; so complete thy work.). Psalm 138:8 . Don't stop now. You have done so much for us. Though I walk in the midst of trouble ] Even in the vale of the shadow of death, so that I seem little different from a dead man. Psalm 138:8 (MSG) 1. The LORD will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O LORD, endureth for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands. The LORD will perfect [that which] concerneth me: thy mercy, O LORD, [endureth] for ever: forsake not the works thy own hands. “The Lord will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands.” (The Lord shall bring to pass his promises to me. Psalm 139 is the 139th psalm of the Book of Psalms, generally known in English by its first verse, in the King James Version, "O lord, thou hast searched me, and known me. David thanks God for His benefits, and anticipating a wider extension of God's glory by His means, assures himself of His continued presence and faithfulness. The Lord will perfect the salvation of every true believer, and he will never forsake those whom he has created anew in Christ Jesus unto good works. The Lord shall yield for me, Lord, thy mercy is [into] without end; despise thou not the works of thine hands. I will praise thee with my whole heart — With uprightness of intention, and fervency of affection. Lord, your love continues forever. 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. Ver. Yahweh will fulfill that which concerns me; Your lovingkindness, Yahweh, endures forever. The psalm singer refers to the hand of God three times in the closing verses of Psalm 138. Jehovah doth perfect for me, O Jehovah, Thy kindness [is] to the age, The works of Thy hands let not fall! Psalm 139 is a most beautiful sacred song, which brings our rapt attention to the hallowed essence of the child in utero, and of God's sovereign role in each little life. Psalm 138:8 (NCV) The *psalmist is the person that wrote the psalm. Psalm 138:8 (CEB) Psalm 138:8 (TMBA) The LORD will do all this for my sake. Here the *psalmist writes about the *LORD. The LORD will perfect that which concerneth me; Thy mercy, O LORD, endureth for ever; forsake not the works of Thine own hands. The LORD will fulfil his purpose for me; thy steadfast love, O LORD, endures for ever. The Lord will fulfill [His purpose] for me. The LORD will do everything for me. Hashem will fulfill that which concerneth me; Thy chesed, O Hashem, endureth l’olam; forsake not the works of Thine own yadayim. Psalm 138:8 (YLT) Don't abandon the work of your hands! Although the NIV and ESV are good translations, they are less likely the primary meaning of the verse. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Bible / Our Library / Bible Commentaries / The Treasury of David / Psalm / Psalm 138 / Psalm 138:8; Share Tweet. The LORD will work out his plans for my life— for your faithful love, O LORD, endures forever. Don't let go of what your hands have made. David thanks God for His benefits, and anticipating a wider extension of God's glory by His means, assures himself of His continued presence and faithfulness. Psalm 138:8 (CSB) This psalm is titled A Psalm of David. Lord, your love continues forever. Psalm 138:8 (LEB) Psalm 138 – God’s Promise to Honor His Word and to Complete His Work. Finish what you started in me, God. (1-5) The Lord's dealing with the humble and the proud. thy word above all thy name--that is, God's promise ( 2 Samuel 7:12-16 ), sustained by His mercy and truth, exceeded all other manifestations of Himself as subject of praise. The LORD will do all this for my sake. Psalm 138:8 (KJVA) I will praise thee with my whole heart: before the gods will I sing praise unto thee. Do not leave us, whom you made. The LORD will accomplish what concerns me; Your lovingkindness, O LORD , is everlasting; Do not forsake the works of Your hands. Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. How does Psalm chapter 138 fit with the surrounding context? Lord, Your love is eternal; do not abandon the work of Your hands. ADONAI will fulfill his purpose for me. Psalm 138:8 (RHE) Psalm 138:8 (CEBA) The LORD will perfect that which concerns me; thy mercy, O LORD, endures for ever; forsake not the works of thine own hands. The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me; your steadfast love, O Lord, endures forever. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. The LORD will fulfil his purpose for me; thy steadfast love, O LORD, endures for ever.