PSALM 119:38



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“Stablish thy word unto thy servant, who is devoted to thy fear.”

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Psalm 119:38 Translation & Meaning

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Stablish הָקֵ֣ם To rise (in various applications, literal, figurative, intensive and causative) Stablish
thy word אִמְרָתֶ֑ךָ An utterance word
unto thy servant, לְ֭עַבְדְּךָ A servant servant
who אֲ֝שֶׁ֗ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc who
is devoted (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
to thy fear. לְיִרְאָתֶֽךָ׃ Fear (also used as infinitive); morally, reverence fear

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  • 36  Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.

  • 37  Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken thou me in thy way.

  • 38  Stablish thy word unto thy servant, who is devoted to thy fear.

  • 39  Turn away my reproach which I fear: for thy judgments are good.

  • 40  Behold, I have longed after thy precepts: quicken me in thy righteousness.

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