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- Psalm 17:5
KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)
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“Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not.”
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Psalm 17:5 Translation & Meaning
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|KJV Verse ||Original Hebrew ||Meaning/ Definition |
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|“Hold up” ||תָּמֹ֣ךְ ||To sustain; by implication, to obtain, keep fast; figuratively, to help, follow close ||Hold up |
|“my goings” ||אֲ֭שֻׁרַי ||A step || goings |
|“in thy paths,” ||בְּמַעְגְּלוֹתֶ֑יךָ ||A track (literally or figuratively); also a rampart (as circular) || paths |
|“that” || ||(No Hebrew definition. English implied.) || |
|“my footsteps” ||פְעָמָֽי׃ ||A stroke, literally or figuratively (in various applications, as follow) || footsteps |
|“slip” ||נָמ֥וֹטּוּ ||To waver; by implication, to slip, shake, fall ||slip |
|“not.” ||בַּל ||Properly, a failure; by implication nothing; usually (adverb) not at all; also lest ||not |
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3 Thou hast proved mine heart; thou hast visited me in the night; thou hast tried me, and shalt find nothing; I am purposed that my mouth shall not transgress.
4 Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept me from the paths of the destroyer.
5 Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not.
6 I have called upon thee, for thou wilt hear me, O God: incline thine ear unto me, and hear my speech.
7 Shew thy marvellous lovingkindness, O thou that savest by thy right hand them which put their trust in thee from those that rise up against them.
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