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Psalms 33:18

    Psalms 33:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Behold, the eye of the LORD is on them that fear him, on them that hope in his mercy;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Behold, the eye of Jehovah is upon them that fear him, Upon them that hope in his lovingkindness;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    See, the eye of the Lord is on those in whose hearts is the fear of him, on those whose hope is in his mercy;

    Webster's Revision

    Behold, the eye of Jehovah is upon them that fear him, Upon them that hope in his lovingkindness;

    World English Bible

    Behold, Yahweh's eye is on those who fear him, on those who hope in his loving kindness;

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;

    Clarke's Commentary on Psalms 33:18

    Behold, the eye of the Lord - Though all the above are unavailing, yet here is one thing that can never fail; "the eye of the Lord" - the watchful providence of the Most High, "is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy."

    Barnes' Notes on Psalms 33:18

    Behold, the eye of the Lord is upon them that fear him - He watches over them, and "he" guards them from danger. His eye is, in fact, upon all men; but it is directed with special attention to those who fear him and trust in him. Their security is in the fact that the eye of God is upon them; that he knows their wants; that he sees their dangers; that he has ample ability to deliver and save them.

    Upon them that hope in his mercy - Upon the pious; upon his friends. The expression is a very beautiful one. It describes the true state of a pious heart; it in fact characterizes the whole of religion, for we imply all that there is in religion on earth when we say of a man, that - conscious of his weakness and sinfulness - "he hopes in the mercy of God."

    Wesley's Notes on Psalms 33:18

    33:18 The eye - Whosoever therefore would have safety, must expect it only from the watchful eye, and almighty hand of God. That fear - These are the chief objects of his care and favour. Hope - That place their hope and trust, and happiness, not in any creature, but only in God, and in his mercy and blessings.