PSALM 37:19

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“They shall not be ashamed in the evil time: and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.”

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Psalm 37:19 Translation & Meaning

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They shall not לֹֽא Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
be ashamed יֵ֭בֹשׁוּ Properly, to pale, i.e., by implication to be ashamed; also (by implication) to be disappointed or delayed ashamed
in the evil רָעָ֑ה Bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral) evil
time: בְּעֵ֣ת Time, especially (adverb with preposition) now, when, etc time
and in the days וּבִימֵ֖י A day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb) days
of famine רְעָב֣וֹן Famine famine
they shall be satisfied. יִשְׂבָּֽעוּ׃ To sate, i.e., fill to satisfaction (literally or figuratively) satisfied

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  • 17  For the arms of the wicked shall be broken: but the Lord upholdeth the righteous.

  • 18  The Lord knoweth the days of the upright: and their inheritance shall be for ever.

  • 19  They shall not be ashamed in the evil time: and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.

  • 20  But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the Lord shall be as the fat of lambs: they shall consume; into smoke shall they consume away.

  • 21  The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous sheweth mercy, and giveth.



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