PSALM 135:20

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Bless the Lord, O house of Levi: ye that fear the Lord, bless the Lord.

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Psalm 135:20 Translation & Meaning

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Bless בָּרֲכ֣וּ To kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of adoration), and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the king, as treason) Bless
the Lord, יְהוָ֑ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
O house בֵּ֣ית A house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.) O house
of Levi: הַ֭לֵּוִי Levi, a son of Jacob Levi
ye that fear יִֽרְאֵ֥י Fearing; morally, reverent fear
the Lord, יְ֝הוָ֗ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
bless בָּרֲכ֥וּ To kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of adoration), and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the king, as treason) bless
the Lord. יְהוָֽה׃ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord

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  • 18  They that make them are like unto them: so is every one that trusteth in them.

  • 19  Bless the Lord, O house of Israel: bless the Lord, O house of Aaron:

  • 20  Bless the Lord, O house of Levi: ye that fear the Lord, bless the Lord.

  • 21  Blessed be the Lord out of Zion, which dwelleth at Jerusalem. Praise ye the Lord.



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