though he stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand.
When he falls, he will not be hurled headlong, Because the LORD is the One who holds his hand.
Though they stumble, they will not fall, for the LORD holds them by the hand.
If he stumbles, he's not down for long; GOD has a grip on his hand.
Even if he has a fall he will not be without help: for the hand of the Lord is supporting him.
though we stumble, we shall not fall headlong, for the LORD holds us by the hand.
Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down; For the LORD upholds him with His hand.
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1 tn Other translation options for כִּי in this context are “when” (so NASB) or “though” (so NEB, NIV, NRSV).
2 tn Heb “be hurled down.”
3 tn The active participle indicates this is characteristically true. See v. 17.