PSALM 130:4



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“But there is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be feared.”

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Psalm 130:4 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
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But כִּֽי (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed But
there is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
forgiveness הַסְּלִיחָ֑ה Pardon forgiveness
with עִמְּךָ֥ Adverb or preposition, with (i.e., in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically, equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English) with
thee, that לְ֝מַ֗עַן Properly, heed, i.e., purpose; used only adverbially, on account of (as a motive or an aim), teleologically, in order that thee that
thou mayest be feared. תִּוָּרֵֽא׃ To fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten mayest feared

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  • 2  Lord, hear my voice: let thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications.

  • 3  If thou, Lord, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand?

  • 4  But there is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest be feared.

  • 5  I wait for the Lord, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope.

  • 6  My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.

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