Psalms 27:14

“Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord.”

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Other Translations

Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.
- King James Version

Wait for the LORD; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wait for Jehovah: Be strong, and let thy heart take courage; Yea, wait thou for Jehovah. Psalm 28 `A Psalm' of David.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let your hope be in the Lord: take heart and be strong; yes, let your hope be in the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

Wait for Jehovah; be strong and let thy heart take courage: yea, wait for Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he will strengthen thy heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

Wait for Yahweh. Be strong, and let your heart take courage. Yes, wait for Yahweh. By David.
- World English Bible

Look unto Jehovah -- be strong, And He doth strengthen thy heart, Yea, look unto Jehovah!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Wait on the LORD; be strong, and let thy heart take courage; yea, wait thou for the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Psalms 27

  • Cornelius Streeter
    What David was saying, that we are to ask God for a daily work with Him. In so doing He guide us unto all truth and direct our paths.
  • Joyce Holt
    I like 27 psa. It is me, I must wait upon the lord, to strengthen me. I must wait for him to lead me, and guide me, he's my shield and buckler, thou many tried to eat up my flesh, he delivered me, thou I got tired, he strengthened me. I will wait.
  • Valarie Ward
    This is my favorite chapter in psalms. I read this all the time for comfort and strenght.
  • Tonya Jackson
    Well God is letting us know wait on him be a good courage and he will strengthen our hearts.
  • Teresa
    I needed to read this especially regarding the heart. I've been having some heart
    issues so I'm seeking his word for my life. I'm glad we have this tool to use.
    Thank you
  • Rochelle Bailey
    I think it a lesson to learn an I also believe a lot of person can change their ways from this. It only for us not only to read but to acknowledge it

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