PSALM 25:13



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“His soul shall dwell at ease; and his seed shall inherit the earth.”

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Psalm 25:13 Translation & Meaning

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His soul נַ֭פְשׁוֹ Properly, a breathing creature, i.e., animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental) soul
shall dwell תָּלִ֑ין To stop (usually over night); by implication, to stay permanently; hence (in a bad sense) to be obstinate (especially in words, to complain) dwell
at ease; בְּט֣וֹב Good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well) ease
and his seed וְ֝זַרְע֗וֹ Seed; figuratively, fruit, plant, sowing-time, posterity seed
shall inherit יִ֣ירַשׁ To occupy (by driving out previous tenants, and possessing in their place); by implication, to seize, to rob, to inherit; also to expel, to impoverish, to ruin inherit
the earth. אָֽרֶץ׃ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) earth

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  • 11  For thy name's sake, O Lord, pardon mine iniquity; for it is great.

  • 12  What man is he that feareth the Lord? him shall he teach in the way that he shall choose.

  • 13  His soul shall dwell at ease; and his seed shall inherit the earth.

  • 14  The secret of the Lord is with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.

  • 15  Mine eyes are ever toward the Lord; for he shall pluck my feet out of the net.

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