Though I have fallen, I will get up.
Though I sit in darkness, the Lord will be my light. 3
7:20 You will be loyal to Jacob
and extend your loyal love to Abraham, 4
which you promised on oath to our ancestors 5
in ancient times. 6
1 tn The singular form is understood as collective.
2 tn Or “rejoice” (KJV, NAB, NASB, NRSV); NCV “don’t laugh at me.”
4 tn More literally, “You will extend loyalty to Jacob, and loyal love to Abraham.
5 tn Heb “our fathers.” The Hebrew term refers here to more distant ancestors, not immediate parents.
6 tn Heb “which you swore [or, “pledged”] to our fathers from days of old.”