PSALM 37:5

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.”

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Psalm 37:5 Translation & Meaning

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Commit גּ֣וֹל To roll (literally or figuratively) Commit
thy way דַּרְכֶּ֑ךָ A road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb way
unto עַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications unto
the Lord; יְהוָ֣ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
trust וּבְטַ֥ח Properly, to hie for refuge (but not so precipitately as H2620); figuratively, to trust, be confident or sure trust
also in עָ֝לָ֗יו Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications also
him; and he וְה֣וּא He (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are him and he
shall bring to pass. יַעֲשֶֽׂה׃ To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application bring pass
it (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)

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  • 3  Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.

  • 4  Delight thyself also in the Lord; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

  • 5  Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.

  • 6  And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday.

  • 7  Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.



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