PSALM 66:18



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“If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:”

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Psalm 66:18 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
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If אִם Used very widely as demonstrative, lo!; interrogative, whether?; or conditional, if, although; also Oh that!, when; hence, as a negative, not If
I regard רָאִ֣יתִי To see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative) regard
iniquity אָ֭וֶן Strictly nothingness; also trouble, vanity, wickedness; specifically an idol iniquity
in my heart, בְלִבִּ֑י The heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the center of anything heart
the Lord אֲדֹנָֽי׃ The Lord (used as a proper name of God only) Lord
will not לֹ֖א Not (the simple or abs. negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles not
hear יִשְׁמַ֣ע׀ To hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.) hear
me: (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)

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  • 16  Come and hear, all ye that fear God, and I will declare what he hath done for my soul.

  • 17  I cried unto him with my mouth, and he was extolled with my tongue.

  • 18  If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:

  • 19  But verily God hath heard me; he hath attended to the voice of my prayer.

  • 20  Blessed be God, which hath not turned away my prayer, nor his mercy from me.

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