Psalms 102 :19

Psalms 102 :19 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

For he has looked down from the height of his sanctuary; from heaven did the LORD behold the earth;

American King James Version (AKJV)

For he has looked down from the height of his sanctuary; from heaven did the LORD behold the earth;

American Standard Version (ASV)

For he hath looked down from the height of his sanctuary; From heaven did Jehovah behold the earth;

Basic English Translation (BBE)

For from his holy place the Lord has seen, looking down on the earth from heaven;

Webster's Revision

For he hath looked down from the hight of his sanctuary; from heaven hath the LORD beheld the earth;

World English Bible

For he has looked down from the height of his sanctuary. From heaven, Yahweh saw the earth;

English Revised Version (ERV)

For he hath looked down from the height of his sanctuary; from heaven did the LORD behold the earth;

Definitions for Psalms 102 :19

Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 102 :19

For he hath looked down - This, with the three following verses, seems to me to contain a glorious prophecy of the incarnation of Christ, and the gathering in of the Jews and the Gentiles to him. The Lord looks down from heaven, and sees the whole earth groaning and travailing in pain; his eye affects his heart, and he purposes their salvation.

Barnes's Commentary on Psalms 102 :19

For he hath looked down from the height of his sanctuary - From his high and holy dwelling-place, in heaven. The word here rendered "looked down," means, in Kal, to lay upon or over; then, in Niphil, to lie out over anything, to project; and then, to bend forward. It then means to bend or incline forward with an intention to look at anything, as from a window, Genesis 26:8. Compare Psalm 14:2. See also Psalm 85:12, note; 1 Peter 1:12, note.

From heaven did the Lord behold the earth - Did he look abroad over all the world.

Wesley's Commentary on Psalms 102 :19

102:19 Looked - From heaven.
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