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Psalms 33:18 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Behold, the eye of Jehovah is upon them that fear him, Upon them that hope in his lovingkindness;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Behold, the eye of the LORD [is] upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear Him, On those who hope for His lovingkindness,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Behold, the eye of the LORD [is] upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Behold, the eye of Jehovah is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his loving-kindness,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Lo! the eye of Yahweh, is toward them who revere him, unto such as are waiting for his lovingkindness:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Lo, the eye of Jehovah [is] to those fearing Him, To those waiting for His kindness,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Behold the eyes of the Lord are on them that fear him: and on them that hope in his mercy.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Behold, the eye of the LORD [is] vpon them that feare him: vpon them that hope in his mercy:
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Behold, the eyes of the Lord are on them that fear him, those that hope in his mercy;
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Behold, the eye of Yahweh [is] upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Behold, x2009
(2009) Complement
הִנֵּה
hinneh
{hin-nay'}
Prolonged for H2005; lo!.
the eye 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).
of Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
[is] upon x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(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.
them that fear 3373
{3373} Prime
יָרֵא
yare'
{yaw-ray'}
From H3372; fearing; morally reverent.
him, upon them that hope 3176
{3176} Prime
יָחַל
yachal
{yaw-chal'}
A primitive root; to wait; by implication to be patient, hope.
z8764
<8764> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 685
in his mercy; 2617
{2617} Prime
חֶסֶד
checed
{kheh'-sed}
From H2616; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety; rarely (by opprobrium) reproof, or (subjectively) beauty.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 33:12-19.


Psalms 33:18-19

_ _ Contrasted is God’s guidance and power to save from the greatest earthly evil and its most painful precursor, and hence from all.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 33:12-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 33:18

The eye — Whosoever therefore would have safety, must expect it only from the watchful eye, and almighty hand of God. That fear — These are the chief objects of his care and favour. Hope — That place their hope and trust, and happiness, not in any creature, but only in God, and in his mercy and blessings.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 33:18

Behold, (m) the eye of the LORD [is] upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;

(m) God shows his mercy toward his, which man by no means is able to compass.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the eye:

Psalms 34:15-20 The eyes of the LORD [are] upon the righteous, and his ears [are open] unto their cry. ... He keepeth all his bones: not one of them is broken.
Psalms 147:11 The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.
Job 36:7 He withdraweth not his eyes from the righteous: but with kings [are they] on the throne; yea, he doth establish them for ever, and they are exalted.
1 Peter 3:12 For the eyes of the Lord [are] over the righteous, and his ears [are open] unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord [is] against them that do evil.

hope:

Psalms 13:5 But I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation.
Psalms 52:8 But I [am] like a green olive tree in the house of God: I trust in the mercy of God for ever and ever.
Romans 4:4-8 Now to him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt. ... Blessed [is] the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin.
Hebrews 6:18 That by two immutable things, in which [it was] impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:
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Jb 36:7. Ps 13:5; 34:15; 52:8; 147:11. Ro 4:4. He 6:18. 1P 3:12.

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