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Psalm 27

Psa. 27:1 KJV (With Strong’s)

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<<A Psalm 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)
.>> The Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
b is my light
'owr (Hebrew #216)
illumination or (concrete) luminary (in every sense, including lightning, happiness, etc.)
KJV usage: bright, clear, + day, light (-ning), morning, sun.
Pronounce: ore
Origin: from 215
and my salvation
yesha` (Hebrew #3468)
from 3467; liberty, deliverance, prosperity
KJV usage: safety, salvation, saving.
Pronounce: yeh'-shah
Origin: or yeshai {yay'-shah}
; whom shall I fear
yare' (Hebrew #3372)
to fear; morally, to revere; caus. to frighten
KJV usage: affright, be (make) afraid, dread(-ful), (put in) fear(-ful, -fully, -ing), (be had in) reverence(-end), X see, terrible (act, -ness, thing).
Pronounce: yaw-ray'
Origin: a primitive root
? the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
is the strength
ma`owz (Hebrew #4581)
or mahoz {maw-oze'} (also ma,uz {maw-ooz'}; from 5810; a fortified place; figuratively, a defence
KJV usage: force, fort(-ress), rock, strength(-en), (X most) strong (hold).
Pronounce: maw-oze'
Origin: (also mauwz {maw-ooz'})
of my life
chay (Hebrew #2416)
alive; hence, raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively
KJV usage: + age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, + merry, multitude, + (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop.
Pronounce: khah'-ee
Origin: from 2421
; of whom shall I be afraid
pachad (Hebrew #6342)
to be startled (by a sudden alarm); hence, to fear in general
KJV usage: be afraid, stand in awe, (be in) fear, make to shake.
Pronounce: paw-kkad'
Origin: a primitive root
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1-14:  David sustains his faith by prayer.
light.
Psa. 18:28• 28For thou wilt light my candle: the Lord my God will enlighten my darkness. (Psa. 18:28)
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Psa. 84:11• 11For 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. (Psa. 84:11)
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Job 29:3• 3When his candle shined upon my head, and when by his light I walked through darkness; (Job 29:3)
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Isa. 2:5• 5O house of Jacob, come ye, and let us walk in the light of the Lord. (Isa. 2:5)
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Isa. 60:1‑3,19‑20• 1Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee.
2For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the Lord shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee.
3And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising.
19The sun shall be no more thy light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto thee: but the Lord shall be unto thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory.
20Thy sun shall no more go down; neither shall thy moon withdraw itself: for the Lord shall be thine everlasting light, and the days of thy mourning shall be ended.
(Isa. 60:1‑3,19‑20)
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Mic. 7:7‑8• 7Therefore I will look unto the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me.
8Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the Lord shall be a light unto me.
(Mic. 7:7‑8)
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Mal. 4:2• 2But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall. (Mal. 4:2)
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John 1:1‑5,9• 1In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
2The same was in the beginning with God.
3All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.
4In him was life; and the life was the light of men.
5And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.
9That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.
(John 1:1‑5,9)
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John 8:12• 12Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life. (John 8:12)
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Rev. 21:23• 23And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof. (Rev. 21:23)
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Rev. 22:5• 5And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever. (Rev. 22:5)
salvation.
Psa. 3:8• 8Salvation belongeth unto the Lord: thy blessing is upon thy people. Selah. (Psa. 3:8)
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Psa. 18:2• 2The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower. (Psa. 18:2)
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Psa. 62:2,6• 2He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my defence; I shall not be greatly moved.
6He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defence; I shall not be moved.
(Psa. 62:2,6)
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Psa. 68:19‑20• 19Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah.
20He that is our God is the God of salvation; and unto God the Lord belong the issues from death.
(Psa. 68:19‑20)
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Psa. 118:14‑15,21• 14The Lord is my strength and song, and is become my salvation.
15The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tabernacles of the righteous: the right hand of the Lord doeth valiantly.
21I will praise thee: for thou hast heard me, and art become my salvation.
(Psa. 118:14‑15,21)
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Ex. 15:2• 2The Lord is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father's God, and I will exalt him. (Ex. 15:2)
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Isa. 12:2• 2Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the Lord JEHOVAH is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation. (Isa. 12:2)
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Isa. 51:6‑8• 6Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment, and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner: but my salvation shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished.
7Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear ye not the reproach of men, neither be ye afraid of their revilings.
8For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool: but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation from generation to generation.
(Isa. 51:6‑8)
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Isa. 61:10• 10I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels. (Isa. 61:10)
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Luke 2:30• 30For mine eyes have seen thy salvation, (Luke 2:30)
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Luke 3:6• 6And all flesh shall see the salvation of God. (Luke 3:6)
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Rev. 7:10• 10And cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb. (Rev. 7:10)
strength.
Psa. 18:1‑2,46• 1<<To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, the servant of the Lord, who spake unto the Lord the words of this song in the day that the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul: And he said,>> I will love thee, O Lord, my strength.
2The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
46The Lord liveth; and blessed be my rock; and let the God of my salvation be exalted.
(Psa. 18:1‑2,46)
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Psa. 19:14• 14Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength, and my redeemer. (Psa. 19:14)
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Psa. 28:7‑8• 7The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him.
8The Lord is their strength, and he is the saving strength of his anointed.
(Psa. 28:7‑8)
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Psa. 43:2• 2For thou art the God of my strength: why dost thou cast me off? why go I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy? (Psa. 43:2)
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Isa. 45:24• 24Surely, shall one say, in the Lord have I righteousness and strength: even to him shall men come; and all that are incensed against him shall be ashamed. (Isa. 45:24)
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2 Cor. 12:9• 9And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. (2 Cor. 12:9)
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Phil. 4:13• 13I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. (Phil. 4:13)
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J. N. Darby Translation

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A Psalm of David. Jehovah is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? Jehovah is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraide?

JND Translation Notes

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"Fear" and "be afraid" are nearly the same, but it seems that the latter is more "terror," even used of Jehovah. see 1 Sam. 11.7; Ps. 36.1; "fear" more in a godly sense, as Prov. 1.7, yet ver. 3 here does mean simple "fear."