PSALM 115:11

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Ye that fear the Lord, trust in the Lord: he is their help and their shield.”

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Psalm 115:11 Translation & Meaning

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Ye that fear יִרְאֵ֣י Fearing; morally, reverent fear
the Lord, יְ֭הוָה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
trust בִּטְח֣וּ Properly, to hie for refuge (but not so precipitately as H2620); figuratively, to trust, be confident or sure trust
in the Lord: בַיהוָ֑ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
he הֽוּא׃ He (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are he
is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
their help עֶזְרָ֖ם Aid help
and their shield. וּמָגִנָּ֣ם A shield (i.e., the small one or buckler); figuratively, a protector; also the scaly hide of the crocodile shield

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  • 9  O Israel, trust thou in the Lord: he is their help and their shield.

  • 10  O house of Aaron, trust in the Lord: he is their help and their shield.

  • 11  Ye that fear the Lord, trust in the Lord: he is their help and their shield.

  • 12  The Lord hath been mindful of us: he will bless us; he will bless the house of Israel; he will bless the house of Aaron.

  • 13  He will bless them that fear the Lord, both small and great.



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