Psa. 16:1 KJV (With Strong’s)

miktam (Hebrew #4387)
an engraving, i.e. (techn.) a poem
KJV usage: Michtam.
Pronounce: mik-tawm'
Origin: from 3799
of David
David (Hebrew #1732)
Daviyd {daw-veed'}; from the same as 1730; loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse
KJV usage: David.
Pronounce: daw-veed'
Origin: rarely (fully)
.>> Preserve
shamar (Hebrew #8104)
properly, to hedge about (as with thorns), i.e. guard; generally, to protect, attend to, etc.
KJV usage: beward, be circumspect, take heed (to self), keep(-er, self), mark, look narrowly, observe, preserve, regard, reserve, save (self), sure, (that lay) wait (for), watch(-man).
Pronounce: shaw-mar'
Origin: a primitive root
me, O God
'el (Hebrew #410)
strength; as adjective, mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity)
KJV usage: God (god), X goodly, X great, idol, might(-y one), power, strong. Compare names in "-el."
Pronounce: ale
Origin: shortened from 352
: for in thee do I put my trust
chacah (Hebrew #2620)
to flee for protection (compare 982); figuratively, to confide in
KJV usage: have hope, make refuge, (put) trust.
Pronounce: khaw-saw'
Origin: a primitive root

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Cross References

1-4:  David, in distrust of merits, and hatred of idolatry, flees to God for preservation.
5-11:  He shews the hope of his calling, of the resurrection, and life everlasting.
A.M. 2962.
B.C. 1042.
or, A goldenPsalm of David.
Psa. 9:10• 10And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, Lord, hast not forsaken them that seek thee. (Psa. 9:10)
Psa. 22:8• 8He trusted on the Lord that he would deliver him: let him deliver him, seeing he delighted in him. (Psa. 22:8)
Psa. 25:20• 20O keep my soul, and deliver me: let me not be ashamed; for I put my trust in thee. (Psa. 25:20)
Psa. 84:12• 12O Lord of hosts, blessed is the man that trusteth in thee. (Psa. 84:12)
Psa. 125:1• 1<<A Song of degrees.>> They that trust in the Lord shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever. (Psa. 125:1)
Psa. 146:5• 5Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the Lord his God: (Psa. 146:5)
Isa. 26:3‑4• 3Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.
4Trust ye in the Lord for ever: for in the Lord JEHOVAH is everlasting strength:
(Isa. 26:3‑4)
Jer. 17:7‑8• 7Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is.
8For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.
(Jer. 17:7‑8)
2 Cor. 1:9• 9But we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raiseth the dead: (2 Cor. 1:9)
2 Tim. 1:12• 12For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day. (2 Tim. 1:12)

J. N. Darby Translation

Michtamc of David. Preserve me, O *God: for I trust in thee.

JND Translation Notes

Meaning doubtful. According to some, "a golden jewel." See Ps. 56-60.