PSALM 37:24

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand.”

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Psalm 37:24 Translation & Meaning

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Though כִּֽי (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed Though
he fall, יִפֹּ֥ל To fall, in a great variety of applications (intransitive or causative, literal or figurative) fall
he shall not לֹֽא Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
be utterly cast down: יוּטָ֑ל To pitch over or reel; hence (transitively) to cast down or out utterly cast down
for כִּֽי (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed for
the Lord יְ֝הוָ֗ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
upholdeth סוֹמֵ֥ךְ To prop (literally or figuratively); reflexively, to lean upon or take hold of (in a favorable or unfavorable sense) upholdeth
him with (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
his hand. יָדֽוֹ׃ 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

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  • 22  For such as be blessed of him shall inherit the earth; and they that be cursed of him shall be cut off.

  • 23  The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way.

  • 24  Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand.

  • 25  I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.

  • 26  He is ever merciful, and lendeth; and his seed is blessed.



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