The second form being used erroneously in Nehemiah 2:13, 15; a primitive root; to scrutinize
; by implication (of watching
) to expect
(with hope and patience).
Stem - Piel (See H8840
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 2447
; properly the whole
; hence all
(in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards
, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near
; often in general, to
thee; that thou mayest give
A primitive root; to give
, used with great latitude of application (put
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812
Count - 4888
] their meat
in due season.
, especially (adverbially with preposition) now
_ _ The entire dependence of this immense family on God is set forth. With Him, to kill or make alive is equally easy. To hide His face is to withdraw favor (Psalms 13:1). By His spirit, or breath, or mere word, He gives life. It is His constant providence which repairs the wastes of time and disease.
(o) These wait all upon thee; that thou mayest give [them] their meat in due season.
(o) God is a nourishing father, who provides for all creatures their daily foods.
] like the great mountains
; thy judgments
] a great deep: O LORD, thou
preservest man and beast.
Who giveth food to all flesh: for his mercy [endureth
] for ever.
-16 The eyes
of all wait upon thee
; and thou givest them their meat in due season. ... Thou openest
thine hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living thing.
He giveth to the beast his food, [and
] to the young ravens which cry.
Who provideth for the raven his food? when his young ones cry unto God, they wander for lack of meat.
Consider the ravens
: for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn; and God feedeth them: how
much more are ye better than the fowls? ... If then God so clothe the grass, which
is to day in the field, and to morrow is cast into the oven; how much more [will he clothe
] you, O ye
of little faith?
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