PSALM 31:14



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“But I trusted in thee, O Lord: I said, Thou art my God.”

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Psalm 31:14 Translation & Meaning

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But I וַאֲנִ֤י׀ I But I
trusted בָטַ֣חְתִּי Properly, to hie for refuge (but not so precipitately as H2620); figuratively, to trust, be confident or sure trusted
in עָלֶ֣יךָ Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications in
thee, O Lord: יְהוָ֑ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God O Lord
I said, אָ֝מַ֗רְתִּי To say (used with great latitude) said
Thou אָֽתָּה׃ Thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you Thou
art (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
my God. אֱלֹהַ֥י Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative God

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  • 12  I am forgotten as a dead man out of mind: I am like a broken vessel.

  • 13  For I have heard the slander of many: fear was on every side: while they took counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life.

  • 14  But I trusted in thee, O Lord: I said, Thou art my God.

  • 15  My times are in thy hand: deliver me from the hand of mine enemies, and from them that persecute me.

  • 16  Make thy face to shine upon thy servant: save me for thy mercies' sake.

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