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Psalms 101:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Mine eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: He that walketh in a perfect way, he shall minister unto me.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Mine eyes [shall be] upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that walketh in a perfect way, he shall serve me.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— My eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me; He who walks in a blameless way is the one who will minister to me.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— My eyes [shall be] upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that walketh in a perfect way, he shall serve me.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Mine eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me; he that walketh in a perfect way, he shall serve me.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Mine eyes, shall be upon the faithful of the land, That they may dwell with me,—he that walketh in a blameless way, he, shall attend me.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Mine eyes are on the faithful of the land, To dwell with me, Whoso is walking in a perfect way, he serveth me.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— My eyes were upon the faithful of the earth, to sit with me: the man that walked in the perfect way, he served me.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Mine eyes [shall be] vpon the faithfull of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that walketh in a perfect way, he shall serue me.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Mine eyes [shall be] upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that walked in a perfect way, the same ministered to me.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Mine eyes [shall be] upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that walketh in a perfect way, he shall serve me.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Mine eyes 5869
{5869} Prime
עַיִן
`ayin
{ah'-yin}
Probably a primitive word; an eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy a fountain (as the eye of the landscape).
[shall be] upon the faithful 539
{0539} Prime
אָמַן
'aman
{aw-man'}
A primitive root; properly to build up or support; to foster as a parent or nurse; figuratively to render (or be) firm or faithful, to trust or believe, to be permanent or quiet; morally to be true or certain; once (in Isaiah 30:21; by interchange for H0541) to go to the right hand.
z8737
<8737> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 793
of the land, 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
that they may dwell 3427
{3427} Prime
יָשַׁב
yashab
{yaw-shab'}
A primitive root; properly to sit down (specifically as judge, in ambush, in quiet); by implication to dwell, to remain; causatively to settle, to marry.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
with x5978
(5978) Complement
עִמָּד
`immad
{im-mawd'}
Prolonged for H5973; along with.
me: he that walketh 1980
{1980} Prime
הָלַךְ
halak
{haw-lak'}
Akin to H3212; a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
in a perfect 8549
{8549} Prime
תָּמִים
tamiym
{taw-meem'}
From H8552; entire (literally, figuratively or morally); also (as noun) integrity, truth.
way, 1870
{1870} Prime
דֶּרֶךְ
derek
{deh'-rek}
From H1869; a road (as trodden); figuratively a course of life or mode of action, often adverbially.
he x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
shall serve 8334
{8334} Prime
שָׁרַת
sharath
{shaw-rath'}
A primitive root; to attend as a menial or worshipper; figuratively to contribute to.
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
me.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 101:5-6.


Psalms 101:6

_ _ Mine eyes ... upon — or, I will select reliable and honest men for my servants.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 101:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 101:6

Mine eyes [shall be] upon the (e) faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that walketh in a perfect way, he shall serve me.

(e) He shows what the true use of the sword is, to punish the wicked and to maintain the good.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Mine:

Psalms 15:4 In whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but he honoureth them that fear the LORD. [He that] sweareth to [his own] hurt, and changeth not.
Psalms 34:15 The eyes of the LORD [are] upon the righteous, and his ears [are open] unto their cry.
Psalms 119:63 I [am] a companion of all [them] that fear thee, and of them that keep thy precepts.
Proverbs 28:28 When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase.
Proverbs 29:2 When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.
Matthew 24:45 Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?
Luke 12:43-44 Blessed [is] that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing. ... Of a truth I say unto you, that he will make him ruler over all that he hath.
Romans 13:1-4 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. ... For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to [execute] wrath upon him that doeth evil.

that they:

John 12:26 If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will [my] Father honour.
John 14:3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, [there] ye may be also.
John 17:24 Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.
Revelation 3:20-21 Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. ... To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne.
Revelation 21:3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God [is] with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, [and be] their God.

in a perfect way:
or, perfect in the way,
Psalms 119:1-3 ALEPH. Blessed [are] the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD. ... They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways.
*marg.
Philippians 3:12-15 Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus. ... Let us therefore, as many as be perfect, be thus minded: and if in any thing ye be otherwise minded, God shall reveal even this unto you.
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Ps 15:4; 34:15; 119:1, 63. Pv 28:28; 29:2. Mt 24:45. Lk 12:43. Jn 12:26; 14:3; 17:24. Ro 13:1. Php 3:12. Rv 3:20; 21:3.

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