PSALM 56:4

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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

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Psalm 56:4 Translation & Meaning

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In God בֵּאלֹהִים֮ Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative God
I will praise אֲהַלֵּ֪ל To be clear (orig. of sound, but usually of color); to shine; hence, to make a show, to boast; and thus to be (clamorously) foolish; to rave; causatively, to celebrate; also to stultify praise
his word, דְּבָ֫ר֥וֹ A word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause word
in God בֵּאלֹהִ֣ים Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative God
I have put my trust; בָּ֭טַחְתִּי Properly, to hie for refuge (but not so precipitately as H2620); figuratively, to trust, be confident or sure put trust
I will not לֹ֣א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
fear אִירָ֑א To fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten fear
what מַה Properly, interrogative what? (including how? why? when?); but also exclamation, what! (including how!), or indefinitely what (including whatever, and even relatively, that which); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjunctive senses what
flesh בָשָׂ֣ר Flesh (from its freshness); by extension, body, person; also (by euphemistically) the pudenda of a man flesh
can do יַּעֲשֶׂ֖ה To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application can do
unto me. יַּעֲשֶׂ֖ה To do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application unto me

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  • 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.

  • 6  They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.



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