PSALM 94:2



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“Lift up thyself, thou judge of the earth: render a reward to the proud.”

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Psalm 94:2 Translation & Meaning

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Lift up thyself, הִ֭נָּשֵׂא To lift, in a great variety of applications, literal and figurative, absolute and relative Lift up thyself
thou judge שֹׁפֵ֣ט To judge, i.e., pronounce sentence (for or against); by implication, to vindicate or punish; by extenssion, to govern; passively, to litigate (literally or figuratively) judge
of the earth: הָאָ֑רֶץ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) earth
render הָשֵׁ֥ב To turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbial, again render
a reward גְּ֝מ֗וּל Treatment, i.e., an act (of good or ill); by implication, service or requital reward
to עַל Above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications to
the proud. גֵּאִֽים׃ Lofty; figuratively, arrogant proud

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  • 1  O Lord God, to whom vengeance belongeth; O God, to whom vengeance belongeth, shew thyself.

  • 2  Lift up thyself, thou judge of the earth: render a reward to the proud.

  • 3  Lord, how long shall the wicked, how long shall the wicked triumph?

  • 4  How long shall they utter and speak hard things? and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves?

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