PSALM 56:3

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee.”

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Psalm 56:3 Translation & Meaning

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What time י֥וֹם 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) time
I am afraid, אִירָ֑א To fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten am afraid
I אֲ֝נִ֗י I I
will trust אֶבְטָֽח׃ Properly, to hie for refuge (but not so precipitately as H2620); figuratively, to trust, be confident or sure trust
in אֵלֶ֥יךָ Near, with or among; often in general, to in
thee. אֵלֶ֥יךָ Near, with or among; often in general, to thee

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  • 1  Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me.

  • 2  Mine enemies would daily swallow me up: for they be many that fight against me, O thou most High.

  • 3  What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee.

  • 4  In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me.

  • 5  Every day they wrest my words: all their thoughts are against me for evil.



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