PSALM 37:30

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment.”

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Psalm 37:30 Translation & Meaning

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The mouth פִּֽי The mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literal or figurative (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to mouth
of the righteous צַ֭דִּיק Just righteous
speaketh יֶהְגֶּ֣ה To murmur (in pleasure or anger); by implication, to ponder speaketh
wisdom, חָכְמָ֑ה Wisdom (in a good sense) wisdom
and his tongue וּ֝לְשׁוֹנ֗וֹ The tongue (of man or animals), used literally (as the instrument of licking, eating, or speech), and figuratively (speech, an ingot, a fork of flame, a cove of water) tongue
talketh תְּדַבֵּ֥ר Perhaps properly, to arrange; but used figuratively (of words), to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue talketh
of judgment. מִשְׁפָּֽט׃ Properly, a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (participant's) divine law, individual or collective), including the act, the place, the suit, the crime, and the penalty; abstractly, justice, including a participant's right or privilege (statutory or customary), or even a style judgment

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  • 28  For the Lord loveth judgment, and forsaketh not his saints; they are preserved for ever: but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.

  • 29  The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.

  • 30  The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment.

  • 31  The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide.

  • 32  The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him.



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