Numbers 6:26

“The LORD lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Numbers 6:26

The Lord lift vp his countenance vpon thee, and giue thee peace.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The LORD lift up His countenance on you, And give you peace.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jehovah lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.
- American Standard Version (1901)

May the Lord's approval be resting on you and may he give you peace.
- Basic English Bible

Jehovah lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.
- Darby Bible

The LORD lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh lift up his face toward you, and give you peace.'
- World English Bible

`Jehovah lift up His countenance upon thee, and appoint for thee -- peace.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The LORD lift up His countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Numbers 6:26

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 6:26


6:26 Lift up his countenance - That is, look upon thee with a chearful and pleasant countenance, as one that is well pleased with thee and thy services. Peace - Peace with God, with thy own conscience, and with all men; all prosperity is comprehended under this word.


Discussion for Numbers 6:26

  • Maggie Blaney on Numbers 6:26
    In Church of Scotland ritual, after babies were christened, the congregation used to sing this verse. Any idea why this would be used, or was it just appropriate?
  • Caz on Numbers 6:26
    I was praying when I was ill, and listening to Stuart Towsend version of "it is well with my soul"and I felt God say "lift up your counternance" and the sense it would help me get well, as I felt awful I raised my head up and smiled as if to look up at Jesus and immediately i felt healing love, and crying I looked up the word countenance and found this in numbers, God blows my mind, praise be to God for He is good!


 

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