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Proverbs 3:26 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For Jehovah will be thy confidence, And will keep thy foot from being taken.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For the LORD shall be thy confidence, and shall keep thy foot from being taken.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For the LORD will be your confidence And will keep your foot from being caught.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For the LORD will be thy confidence, and will keep thy foot from being taken.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— for Jehovah shall be thy confidence, and he will keep thy foot from being taken.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, Yahweh, will be in all thy ways, and will keep thy foot from the snare.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For Jehovah is at thy side, And He hath kept thy foot from capture.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For the Lord will be at thy side, and will keep thy foot that thou be not taken.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For the LORD shalbe thy confidence, and shall keepe thy foote from being taken.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For the Lord shall be over all thy ways, and shall establish thy foot that thou be not moved.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For Yahweh shall be thy confidence, and shall keep thy foot from being taken.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
shall be x1961
(1961) Complement
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
thy confidence, 3689
{3689} Prime
From H3688; properly fatness, that is, by implication (literally) the loin (as the seat of the leaf fat) or (generally) the viscera; also (figuratively) silliness or (in a good sense) trust.
and shall keep 8104
{8104} Prime
A primitive root; properly to hedge about (as with thorns), that is, guard; generally to protect, attend to, etc.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
thy foot 7272
{7272} Prime
From H7270; a foot (as used in walking); by implication a step; by euphemism the pudenda.
from being taken. 3921
{3921} Prime
From H3920; something to capture with, that is, a noose.
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 3:26

_ _ The reason; such as are objects of God’s favor.

_ _ be thy confidence — literally, “in thy confidence,” in the source of thy strength (compare Nahum 3:9, for the same construction, Hebrew).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 3:21-26.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 3:26

Shall be — A sure ground of confidence to thee. Taken — In the snares either of sin or mischief.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Proverbs 14:26 In the fear of the LORD [is] strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.
Psalms 91:3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, [and] from the noisome pestilence.
Psalms 91:9-10 Because thou hast made the LORD, [which is] my refuge, [even] the most High, thy habitation; ... There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.
Habakkuk 3:17-18 Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither [shall] fruit [be] in the vines; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and [there shall be] no herd in the stalls: ... Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my salvation.

shall keep:

1 Samuel 2:9 He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.
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