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Psalms 145:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The eyes of all wait for thee; And thou givest them their food in due season.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The eyes of all look to You, And You give them their food in due time.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their food in due season.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their food in its season.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The eyes of all, for thee, do wait, and, thou, givest them their food in its season.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— The eyes of all unto Thee do look, And Thou art giving to them their food in its season,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The eyes of all hope in thee, O Lord: and thou givest them meat in due season.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The eyes of all waite vpon thee: and thou giuest them their meat in due season.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest [them] their food in due season.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The eyes 5869
{5869} Prime
Probably a primitive word; an eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy a fountain (as the eye of the landscape).
of all x3605
(3605) Complement
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
wait 7663
{7663} Prime
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).
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
upon x413
(0413) Complement
(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, with or among; often in general, to.
thee; and thou x859
(0859) Complement
A primitive pronoun of the second person; thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you.
givest 5414
{5414} Prime
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
them x853
(0853) Complement
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
their meat 400
{0400} Prime
From H0398; food.
in due season. 6256
{6256} Prime
From H5703; time, especially (adverbially with preposition) now, when, etc.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 145:15-16

_ _ eyes of ... thee — or, look with expecting faith (Psalms 104:27, Psalms 104:28).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 145:10-21.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 145:15

All — Of all living creatures. Wait — Expect their supplies wholly from thy bounty. Expectation is here figuratively ascribed to brute creatures.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 145:15

The eyes of (i) all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season.

(i) That is, as well of man as of beast.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
The eyes:

Psalms 145:9 The LORD [is] good to all: and his tender mercies [are] over all his works.
Psalms 104:21 The young lions roar after their prey, and seek their meat from God.
Psalms 104:27 These wait all upon thee; that thou mayest give [them] their meat in due season.
Psalms 136:25 Who giveth food to all flesh: for his mercy [endureth] for ever.
Psalms 147:8-9 Who covereth the heaven with clouds, who prepareth rain for the earth, who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains. ... He giveth to the beast his food, [and] to the young ravens which cry.
Genesis 1:30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein [there is] life, [I have given] every green herb for meat: and it was so.
Job 38:39-41 Wilt thou hunt the prey for the lion? or fill the appetite of the young lions, ... Who provideth for the raven his food? when his young ones cry unto God, they wander for lack of meat.
Joel 2:22 Be not afraid, ye beasts of the field: for the pastures of the wilderness do spring, for the tree beareth her fruit, the fig tree and the vine do yield their strength.
Matthew 6:26 Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?
Luke 12:24 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?
Acts 17:25 Neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he giveth to all life, and breath, and all things;

wait upon thee:
or, look unto thee
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Gn 1:30. Jb 38:39. Ps 104:21, 27; 136:25; 145:9; 147:8. Jol 2:22. Mt 6:26. Lk 12:24. Ac 17:25.

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