The Lord will be the saviour of the souls of his servants, and no one who has faith in him will be put to shame.
GOD pays for each slave's freedom; no one who runs to him loses out.
The LORD redeems the soul of His servants, And none of those who trust in Him shall be condemned.
The LORD redeemeth the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate.
The LORD protects the souls of his servants. All who take refuge in him will never be condemned.
The Lord rescues his servants;* all who take shelter in him escape punishment.*
34:22 The Lord> rescues his servants;1218
tnHeb “redeems the life of his servants.” The Hebrew participial form suggests such deliverance is characteristic.
all who take shelter in him escape punishment.1219
tn “Taking shelter” in the Lord> is an idiom for seeking his protection. Seeking his protection presupposes and even demonstrates the subject’s loyalty to the Lord>. In the psalms those who “take shelter” in the Lord> are contrasted with the wicked and equated with those who love, fear, and serve the Lord> (Pss 2:12; 5:11-12; 31:19).
snPsalm 35. The author, who faces ruthless enemies who seek his life for no reason, begs the Lord to fight his battles for him and to vindicate him by annihilating his adversaries.