Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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: give ear, O God of Jacob. Selah. 9 Behold, O God our shield, and look upon the face of thine anointed. 10 For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.


Cross References

Psalm 2:2

The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying,

Genesis 15:1

After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.

Deuteronomy 33:29

Happy art thou, O Israel: who is like unto thee, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency! and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.

1 Samuel 2:10

The adversaries of the LORD shall be broken to pieces; out of heaven shall he thunder upon them: the LORD shall judge the ends of the earth; and he shall give strength unto his king, and exalt the horn of his anointed.

1 Samuel 16:6

And it came to pass, when they were come, that he looked on Eliab, and said, Surely the LORD'S anointed is before him.

2 Samuel 23:1

Now these be the last words of David. David the son of Jesse said, and the man who was raised up on high, the anointed of the God of Jacob, and the sweet psalmist of Israel, said,

2 Chronicles 6:42

O LORD God, turn not away the face of thine anointed: remember the mercies of David thy servant.

Psalm 2:6

Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion.

Psalm 3:3

But thou, O LORD, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head.

Psalm 59:11

Slay them not, lest my people forget: scatter them by thy power; and bring them down, O Lord our shield.

Psalm 84:11

For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Psalm 89:20

I have found David my servant; with my holy oil have I anointed him:

Psalm 98:1

{A Psalm.} O sing unto the LORD a new song; for he hath done marvellous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.

Psalm 132:17

There will I make the horn of David to bud: I have ordained a lamp for mine anointed.

Acts 4:27

For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together,

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