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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.

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.

Amplified


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

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 armies, let my prayer come to you: give ear, O God of Jacob. (Selah.) 9 O God, let your eyes be on him who is our safe cover, and let your heart be turned to your king. 10 For a day in your house is better than a thousand. It is better to be a door-keeper in the house of my God, than to be living in the tents of sin.


Cross References

Psalm 2:2

The kings of the earth have taken their place, and the rulers are fixed in their purpose, against the Lord, and against the king of his selection, saying,

Genesis 15:1

After these things, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, saying, Have no fear, Abram: I will keep you safe, and great will be your reward.

Deuteronomy 33:29

Happy are you, O Israel: who is like you, a people whose saviour is the Lord, whose help is your cover, whose sword is your strength! All those who are against you will put themselves under your rule, and your feet will be planted on their high places.

1 Samuel 2:10

Those who make war against the Lord will be broken; against them he will send his thunder from heaven: the Lord will be judge of the ends of the earth, he will give strength to his king, lifting up the horn of him on whom the holy oil has been put.

1 Samuel 16:6

Now when they came, looking at Eliab, he said, Clearly the man of the Lord's selection is before him.

2 Samuel 23:1

Now these are the last words of David. David, the son of Jesse, says, the man who was lifted up on high, the man on whom the God of Jacob put the holy oil, the loved one of Israel's songs, says:

2 Chronicles 6:42

O Lord God, let him whom you have taken for yourself never be given up by you: keep in mind your mercies to David your servant.

Psalm 2:6

But I have put my king on my holy hill of Zion.

Psalm 2:6

But I have put my king on my holy hill of Zion.

Psalm 59:11

Put them not to death, for so my people will keep the memory of them: let them be sent in all directions by your power; make them low, O Lord our saviour.

Psalm 84:11

The Lord God is our sun and our strength: the Lord will give grace and glory: he will not keep back any good thing from those whose ways are upright.

Psalm 89:20

I have made discovery of David my servant; I have put my holy oil on his head.

Psalm 98:1

O make a new song to the Lord, because he has done works of wonder; with his right hand, and with his holy arm, he has overcome.

Psalm 98:1

O make a new song to the Lord, because he has done works of wonder; with his right hand, and with his holy arm, he has overcome.

Acts 4:27

For, truly, in this town, against your holy servant, Jesus, who was marked out by you as Christ, Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the people of Israel, came together,

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