PSALM 22:23

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Ye that fear the Lord, praise him; all ye the seed of Jacob, glorify him; and fear him, all ye the seed of Israel.”

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Psalm 22:23 Translation & Meaning

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Ye that fear יִרְאֵ֤י Fearing; morally, reverent fear
the Lord, יְהוָ֨ה׀ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
praise הַֽלְל֗וּהוּ To be clear (orig. of sound, but usually of color); to shine; hence, to make a show, to boast; and thus to be (clamorously) foolish; to rave; causatively, to celebrate; also to stultify praise
him; all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
ye the seed זֶ֣רַע Seed; figuratively, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity seed
of Jacob, יַעֲקֹ֣ב Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch Jacob
glorify כַּבְּד֑וּהוּ To be heavy, i.e., in a bad sense (burdensome, severe, dull) or in a good sense (numerous, rich, honorable); causatively, to make weighty (in the same two senses) glorify
him; and fear וְג֥וּרוּ Properly, to turn aside from the road (for a lodging or any other purpose), i.e., sojourn (as a guest); also to shrink, fear (as in a strange place); also to gather for hostility (as afraid) fear
him, all כָּל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
ye the seed זֶ֥רַע Seed; figuratively, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity seed
of Israel. יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ He will rule as God; Jisraël, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity Israel

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  • 21  Save me from the lion's mouth: for thou hast heard me from the horns of the unicorns.

  • 22  I will declare thy name unto my brethren: in the midst of the congregation will I praise thee.

  • 23  Ye that fear the Lord, praise him; all ye the seed of Jacob, glorify him; and fear him, all ye the seed of Israel.

  • 24  For he hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face from him; but when he cried unto him, he heard.

  • 25  My praise shall be of thee in the great congregation: I will pay my vows before them that fear him.



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