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“Fear before him, all the earth: the world also shall be stable, that it be not moved.”

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1 Chronicles 16:30 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
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Fear חִ֤ילוּ Properly, to twist or whirl (in a circular or spiral manner), i.e., (specifically) to dance, to writhe in pain (especially of parturition) or fear; figuratively, to wait, to pervert Fear
before מִלְּפָנָיו֙ The face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.) before
him, all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the earth: הָאָ֔רֶץ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) earth
the world תֵּבֵ֖ל The earth (as moist and therefore inhabited); by extension, the globe; by implication, its inhabitants; specifically, a particular land, as Babylonia, Palestine world
also אַף Meaning accession (used as an adverb or conjunction); also or yea; adversatively though also
shall be stable, תִּכּ֥וֹן Properly, to be erect (i.e., stand perpendicular); hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of applications, whether literal (establish, fix, prepare, apply), or figurative (appoint, render sure, proper or prosperous) stable
that it be not בַּל Properly, a failure; by implication nothing; usually (adverb) not at all; also lest not
moved. תִּמּֽוֹט׃ To waver; by implication, to slip, shake, fall moved

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  • 28  Give unto the Lord, ye kindreds of the people, give unto the Lord glory and strength.

  • 29  Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his name: bring an offering, and come before him: worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.

  • 30  Fear before him, all the earth: the world also shall be stable, that it be not moved.

  • 31  Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice: and let men say among the nations, The Lord reigneth.

  • 32  Let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof: let the fields rejoice, and all that is therein.


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