PSALM 91:8



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“Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked.”

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Psalm 91:8 Translation & Meaning

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Only רַ֭ק Properly, leanness, i.e., (figuratively) limitation; only adverbial, merely, or conjunctional, although Only
with thine eyes בְּעֵינֶ֣יךָ An eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape) thine eyes
shalt thou behold תַבִּ֑יט To scan, i.e., look intently at; by implication, to regard with pleasure, favor or care behold
and see תִּרְאֶֽה׃ To see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative) see
the reward וְשִׁלֻּמַ֖ת Retribution reward
of the wicked. רְשָׁעִ֣ים Morally wrong; concretely, an (actively) bad person wicked

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  • 6  Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.

  • 7  A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.

  • 8  Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked.

  • 9  Because thou hast made the Lord, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation;

  • 10  There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.

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