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Psalms 33:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Our soul hath waited for Jehovah: He is our help and our shield.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Our soul waiteth for the LORD: he [is] our help and our shield.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Our soul waits for the LORD; He is our help and our shield.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Our soul waiteth for the LORD: he [is] our help and our shield.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Our soul waiteth for Jehovah: he is our help and our shield.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Our own soul, hath waited for Yahweh, Our help and our shield, is he!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Our soul hath waited for Jehovah, Our help and our shield [is] He,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Our soul waiteth for the Lord: for he is our helper and protector.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Our soule waiteth for the LORD: he [is] our helpe, and our shield.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Our soul waits on the Lord; for he is our helper and defender.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Our soul waiteth for Yahweh: he [is] our help and our shield.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Our soul 5315
{5315} Prime
נֶפֶשׁ
nephesh
{neh'-fesh}
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental).
waiteth 2442
{2442} Prime
חָכָה
chakah
{khaw-kaw'}
A primitive root (apparently akin to H2707 through the idea of piercing); properly to adhere to; hence to await.
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
for Yhw יָהוֶה: 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
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.
[is] our help 5828
{5828} Prime
עֵזֶר
`ezer
{ay'-zer}
From H5826; aid.
and our shield. 4043
{4043} Prime
מָגֵן
magen
{maw-gane'}
From H1598; a shield (that is, the small one or buckler); figuratively a protector; also the scaly hide of the crocodile.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 33:20-22

_ _ waiteth — in earnest expectation.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 33:12-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 33:20

(n) Our soul waiteth for the LORD: he [is] our help and our shield.

(n) Thus he speaks in the name of the whole Church which only depends on God's providence.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
soul:

Psalms 27:14 Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.
Psalms 62:1-2 [[To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun, A Psalm of David.]] Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him [cometh] my salvation. ... He only [is] my rock and my salvation; [he is] my defence; I shall not be greatly moved.
Psalms 62:5-6 My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation [is] from him. ... He only [is] my rock and my salvation: [he is] my defence; I shall not be moved.
Psalms 130:5-6 I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope. ... My soul [waiteth] for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: [I say, more than] they that watch for the morning.
Isaiah 40:31 But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew [their] strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; [and] they shall walk, and not faint.

he is:

Psalms 115:9-12 O Israel, trust thou in the LORD: he [is] their help and their shield. ... The LORD hath been mindful of us: he will bless [us]; he will bless the house of Israel; he will bless the house of Aaron.
Psalms 144:1-2 [[[A Psalm] of David.]] Blessed [be] the LORD my strength, which teacheth my hands to war, [and] my fingers to fight: ... My goodness, and my fortress; my high tower, and my deliverer; my shield, and [he] in whom I trust; who subdueth my people under me.
1 Chronicles 5:20 And they were helped against them, and the Hagarites were delivered into their hand, and all that [were] with them: for they cried to God in the battle, and he was intreated of them; because they put their trust in him.
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1Ch 5:20. Ps 27:14; 62:1, 5; 115:9; 130:5; 144:1. Is 40:31.

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