PSALM 37:39



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“But the salvation of the righteous is of the Lord: he is their strength in the time of trouble.”

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Psalm 37:39 Translation & Meaning

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But the salvation וּתְשׁוּעַ֣ת Rescue (literal or figurative, persons, national or spiritual) salvation
of the righteous צַ֭דִּיקִים Just righteous
is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
of the Lord: מֵיְהוָ֑ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
he is (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
their strength מָֽ֝עוּזָּ֗ם A fortified place; figuratively, a defense strength
in the time בְּעֵ֣ת Time, especially (adverb with preposition) now, when, etc time
of trouble. צָרָֽה׃ Tightness (i.e., figuratively, trouble) trouble

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  • 37  Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace.

  • 38  But the transgressors shall be destroyed together: the end of the wicked shall be cut off.

  • 39  But the salvation of the righteous is of the Lord: he is their strength in the time of trouble.

  • 40  And the Lord shall help them, and deliver them: he shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in him.

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