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Psalm 94

Psa. 94:18 KJV (With Strong’s)

When I said
'amar (Hebrew #559)
to say (used with great latitude)
KJV usage: answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, + (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, X desire, determine, X expressly, X indeed, X intend, name, X plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), X still, X suppose, talk, tell, term, X that is, X think, use (speech), utter, X verily, X yet.
Pronounce: aw-mar'
Origin: a primitive root
, My foot
regel (Hebrew #7272)
a foot (as used in walking); by implication, a step; by euphem. the pudenda
KJV usage: X be able to endure, X according as, X after, X coming, X follow, ((broken-))foot((-ed, -stool)), X great toe, X haunt, X journey, leg, + piss, + possession, time.
Pronounce: reh'-gel
Origin: from 7270
k slippeth
mowt (Hebrew #4131)
to waver; by implication , to slip, shake, fall
KJV usage: be carried, cast, be out of course, be fallen in decay, X exceedingly, fall(-ing down), be (re-)moved, be ready, shake, slide, slip.
Pronounce: mote
Origin: a primitive root
; thy mercy
checed (Hebrew #2617)
kindness; by implication (towards God) piety: rarely (by opposition) reproof, or (subject.) beauty
KJV usage: favour, good deed(-liness, -ness), kindly, (loving-)kindness, merciful (kindness), mercy, pity, reproach, wicked thing.
Pronounce: kheh'-sed
Origin: from 2616
, O 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
, held me up
ca`ad (Hebrew #5582)
to suport (mostly figurative)
KJV usage: comfort, establish, hold up, refresh self, strengthen, be upholden.
Pronounce: saw-ad'
Origin: a primitive root

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Ministry on This Verse

My foot.
Psa. 17:5• 5Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not. (Psa. 17:5)
Psa. 37:23‑24• 23The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way.
24Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand.
(Psa. 37:23‑24)
Psa. 38:16• 16For I said, Hear me, lest otherwise they should rejoice over me: when my foot slippeth, they magnify themselves against me. (Psa. 38:16)
Psa. 119:116‑117• 116Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope.
117Hold thou me up, and I shall be safe: and I will have respect unto thy statutes continually.
(Psa. 119:116‑117)
Psa. 121:3• 3He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber. (Psa. 121:3)
1 Sam. 2:9• 9He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail. (1 Sam. 2:9)
John 12:5• 5Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor? (John 12:5)
Isa. 41:10• 10Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness. (Isa. 41:10)
Luke 22:32• 32But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren. (Luke 22:32)
1 Peter 1:5• 5Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. (1 Peter 1:5)
 {v.18-19} The godly can say in the presence of evil, “He is my help”: in the presence of temptation, His loving-kindness held me up: when harassed by anxious thoughts His comforts delighted my soul. (Psalms 94 by H. Smith)
 But when we turn, in the consciousness of tendency to fail, or being actually in present danger, to God, His help is there. This is great mercy. (Practical Reflections on the Psalms: Psalms 94-101 by J.N. Darby)

J. N. Darby Translation

When I said, My foot slippeth, thy loving-kindness, O Jehovah, held me up.