PSALM 31:15

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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

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Psalm 31:15 Translation & Meaning

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My times עִתֹּתָ֑י Time, especially (adverb with preposition) now, when, etc times
are (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
in thy hand: בְּיָדְךָ֥ A hand (the open one [indicating power, means, direction, etc.], in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote [as follows] hand
deliver הַצִּ֘ילֵ֤נִי To snatch away, whether in a good or a bad sense deliver
me from the hand מִיַּד A hand (the open one [indicating power, means, direction, etc.], in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote [as follows] hand
of mine enemies, א֝וֹיְבַ֗י Hating; an adversary enemies
and from them that persecute וּמֵרֹדְפָֽי׃ To run after (usually with hostile intent; figuratively [of time] gone by) persecute
me. וּמֵרֹדְפָֽי׃ To run after (usually with hostile intent; figuratively [of time] gone by) me

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  • 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.

  • 17  Let me not be ashamed, O Lord; for I have called upon thee: let the wicked be ashamed, and let them be silent in the grave.



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