Parallel Verses

Amplified


See our shield, O God,
And look at the face of Your anointed [the king as Your representative].

New American Standard Bible

Behold our shield, O God,
And look upon the face of Your anointed.

King James Version

Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thine anointed.

Holman Bible

Consider our shield, God;
look on the face of Your anointed one.

International Standard Version

God, look at our shield, and show favor to your anointed,

A Conservative Version

Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thine anointed.

American Standard Version

Behold, O God our shield, And look upon the face of thine anointed.

Bible in Basic English

O God, let your eyes be on him who is our safe cover, and let your heart be turned to your king.

Darby Translation

Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thine anointed.

Julia Smith Translation

See, O God our shield, and behold the face of thy Messiah.

King James 2000

Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of your anointed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look at our shield, O God, and have regard for the face of your anointed one.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, O God, our shield, and look on the face of Your anointed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, O God our defender, and look upon the face of thine anointed.

NET Bible

O God, take notice of our shield! Show concern for your chosen king!

New Heart English Bible

Behold, God our shield, look at the face of your anointed.

The Emphasized Bible

Our Shield, behold thou, O God, And look upon the face of thine Anointed One.

Webster

Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thy anointed.

World English Bible

Behold, God our shield, look at the face of your anointed.

Youngs Literal Translation

Our shield, see, O God, And behold the face of Thine anointed,

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Longing For God's House

8
O Lord God of hosts, hear my prayer;
Listen, O God of Jacob! Selah.
9 
See our shield, O God,
And look at the face of Your anointed [the king as Your representative].
10
For a day in Your courts is better than a thousand [anywhere else];
I would rather stand [as a doorkeeper] at the threshold of the house of my God
Than to live [at ease] in the tents of wickedness.


Cross References

Psalm 2:2


The kings of the earth take their stand;
And the rulers take counsel together
Against the Lord and His Anointed (the Davidic King, the Messiah, the Christ), saying,

Genesis 15:1

After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, saying,

“Do not be afraid, Abram,
I am your shield;
Your reward [for obedience] shall be very great.”

Deuteronomy 33:29


“Happy and blessed are you, O Israel;
Who is like you, a people saved by the Lord,
The Shield of your help,
And the Sword of your majesty!
Your enemies will cringe before you,
And you will tread on their high places [tramping down their idolatrous altars].”

1 Samuel 2:10


“The adversaries of the Lord will be broken to pieces;
He will thunder against them in the heavens,
The Lord will judge the ends of the earth;
And He will give strength to His king,
And will exalt the horn (strength) of His anointed.”

1 Samuel 16:6

So it happened, when they had come, he looked at Eliab [the eldest son] and thought, “Surely the Lord’s anointed is before Him.”

2 Samuel 23:1

Now these are the last words of David.David the son of Jesse declares,
The man who was raised on high declares,
The anointed of the God of Jacob,
And the sweet psalmist of Israel,

2 Chronicles 6:42

“O Lord God, do not turn away and reject the face of Your anointed; remember Your lovingkindness and faithfulness to Your servant David.”

Psalm 2:6


“Yet as for Me, I have anointed and firmly installed My King
Upon Zion, My holy mountain.”

Psalm 3:3


But You, O Lord, are a shield for me,
My glory [and my honor], and the One who lifts my head.

Psalm 59:11


Do not kill them, or my people will forget;
Scatter them and make them wander [endlessly] back and forth by Your power, and bring them down,
O Lord our shield!

Psalm 84:11


For the Lord God is a sun and shield;
The Lord bestows grace and favor and honor;
No good thing will He withhold from those who walk uprightly.

Psalm 89:20


“I have found David My servant;
With My holy oil I have anointed him,

Psalm 98:1

O sing to the Lord a new song,
For He has done marvelous and wonderful things;
His right hand and His holy arm have gained the victory for Him.

Psalm 132:17


“There I will make the horn (strength) of David grow;
I have prepared a lamp for My anointed [fulfilling the promises].

Acts 4:27

For in this city there were gathered together against Your holy Servant Jesus, whom You anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, along with the Gentiles and the peoples of Israel,

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