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Psalm 37

Psa. 37:23 KJV (With Strong’s)

The steps
mits`ad (Hebrew #4703)
a step; figuratively, companionship
KJV usage: going, step.
Pronounce: mits-awd'
Origin: from 6805
a of a good man
geber (Hebrew #1397)
properly, a valiant man or warrior; generally, a person simply
KJV usage: every one, man, X mighty.
Pronounce: gheh'-ber
Origin: from 1396
are βordered
kuwn (Hebrew #3559)
properly, to be erect (i.e. stand perpendicular); hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of applications, whether literal (establish, fix, prepare, apply), or figurative (appoint, render sure, proper or prosperous)
KJV usage: certain(-ty), confirm, direct, faithfulness, fashion, fasten, firm, be fitted, be fixed, frame, be meet, ordain, order, perfect, (make) preparation, prepare (self), provide, make provision, (be, make) ready, right, set (aright, fast, forth), be stable, (e-)stablish, stand, tarry, X very deed.
Pronounce: koon
Origin: a primitive root
by 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
: and he delighteth
chaphets (Hebrew #2654)
properly, to incline to; by implication (literally but rarely) to bend; figuratively, to be pleased with, desire
KJV usage: X any at all, (have, take) delight, desire, favour, like, move, be (well) pleased, have pleasure, will, would.
Pronounce: khaw-fates'
Origin: a primitive root
in his way
derek (Hebrew #1870)
a road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb
KJV usage: along, away, because of, + by, conversation, custom, (east-)ward, journey, manner, passenger, through, toward, (high-) (path-)way(-side), whither(-soever).
Pronounce: deh'-rek
Origin: from 1869

Cross References


Ministry on This Verse

or, established.
 The steps of a good man are ordered by Jehovah. This is a vast and precious blessing, to think that in this wilderness, where there is no way in the midst of confusion and wickedness, our Father directs our steps. (Practical Reflections on the Psalms: Psalms 37-39 by J.N. Darby)
 In the meanwhile the remnant’s portion is to seek to walk uprightly before the Lord and wait on Him. He will preserve them through their time of trial (vs. 23-34). (Book 1. by B. Anstey)

J. N. Darby Translation

The steps of a manc are established by Jehovah, and he delighteth in his way:

JND Translation Notes

Geber, as Ps. 34.8. see Job 3.3, and cf. Job 4.17.