Posts Tagged ‘presence of God’

Psalm 43:1,3

Judge me, God, and plead my cause against a faithless nation. Rescue me from those who deceive and from those who are unjust…. Send out your light and your truth; let them be my guide; let them lead me to your holy mountain, to the places where you live.Complete Jewish Bible

The Hebrew word for ‘judge or ‘vindicate’ is דון or din and means to ‘execute judgment.

The Hebrew word for ‘plead’ is רוב or rib and means ‘contend.’

The Hebrew word for ‘faithless’ or ‘ungodly’ is לא חסיד or lo chadid and means ‘no kindness, no piety, or immoral.’

The Hebrew word for ‘rescue’ is פלת or palat and means ‘to deliver as in finding a way to escape.’

The Hebrew word for ‘deceive’ is מרמה or mirmah and means ‘false, dishonest or betrayal of trust.’ Mirmah is to be guilty of misleading others.

The Hebrew word for ‘unjust’ is עול or avel and means ‘unrighteous, full of iniquity, wrong.’

The Hebrew word for ‘light’ is אור or or and means ‘light of instruction’ or Torah.

The Hebrew word for ‘truth’ is אמת or emet and means ‘your faithfulness as spoken.’

“Execute judgment for me, Yahweh and contend my cause against an unkind and immoral nation. Help me escape from those who betray trust and mislead others and from those who are unrighteous and full of iniquity…. Send out your light of instruction and your spoken word of faithfulness; let them be my guide; let them lead me to your holy mountain [in Jerusalem], to the places where you live.

November 20, 2020