32:6 For this reason every one of your faithful followers 1 should pray to you
while there is a window of opportunity. 2
Certainly 3 when the surging water 4 rises,
it will not reach them. 5
32:7 You are my hiding place;
you protect me from distress.
You surround me with shouts of joy from those celebrating deliverance. 6 (Selah)
1 tn A “faithful follower” (חָסִיד, khasid) is one who does what is right in God’s eyes and remains faithful to God (see Pss 4:3; 12:1; 18:25; 31:23; 37:28; 86:2; 97:10).
2 tn Heb “at a time of finding.” This may mean, “while there is time to ‘find’ [the
3 tn The Hebrew term רַק (raq) occasionally has an asseverative force.
4 sn The surging water is here a metaphor for trouble that endangers one’s life.
5 tn Heb “him.” The translation uses the plural “them” to agree with the plural “every one of your faithful followers” in the first line of v. 6.
6 tn Heb “[with] shouts of joy of deliverance you surround me.”