PSALM 119:74



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“They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word.”

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Psalm 119:74 Translation & Meaning

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They that fear יְ֭רֵאֶיךָ Fearing; morally, reverent fear
thee will be glad וְיִשְׂמָ֑חוּ Probably to brighten up, i.e., (figuratively) be (causatively, make) blithe or gleesome glad
when they see יִרְא֣וּנִי To see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative) see
me; because כִּ֖י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed because
I have hoped יִחָֽלְתִּי׃ To wait; by implication, to be patient, hope hoped
in thy word. לִדְבָרְךָ֣ A word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause word

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  • 72  The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.

  • 73  Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.

  • 74  They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word.

  • 75  I know, O Lord, that thy judgments are right, and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.

  • 76  Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.

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