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- Psalm 91:1
“shadow of the Almighty”
KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)
TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT
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“He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.”
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Psalm 91:1 Translation & Meaning
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|KJV Verse ||Original Hebrew ||Meaning/ Definition |
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|“He that dwelleth” ||יֹ֭שֵׁב ||Properly, to sit down (specifically as judge. in ambush, in quiet); by implication, to dwell, to remain; causatively, to settle, to marry || dwelleth |
|“in the secret place” ||בְּסֵ֣תֶר ||A cover (in a good or a bad, a literal or a figurative sense) || secret place |
|“of the most High” ||עֶלְי֑וֹן ||An elevation, i.e., (adjectively) lofty (comparatively); as title, the Supreme || most High |
|“shall abide” ||יִתְלוֹנָֽן׃ ||To stop (usually over night); by implication, to stay permanently; hence (in a bad sense) to be obstinate (especially in words, to complain) || abide |
|“under the shadow” ||בְּצֵ֥ל ||Shade, whether literal or figurative ||under shadow |
|“of the Almighty.” ||שַׁ֝דַּ֗י ||The Almighty || Almighty |
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1 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
2 I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.
3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.
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