12 Do not give me up to the desire of my foes, because false witnesses rise up against me, and so do those who breathe out violence.
At Home in God’s Land
13 Unless I was confident to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living—[a] 14 Wait for the Lord. Be strong and take heart, and wait for the Lord!
Psalm 27:13As it stands, the Hebrew text is an incomplete sentence which calls for a conclusion such as “I would have lost hope.” As the text stands, the construction breaks off and jumps to a positive affirmation. Some Hebrew manuscripts omit the initial word unless and have a positive statement: I am confident that I will. . .
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