|New Living Translation (© 2007)|
We keep looking to the LORD our God for his mercy, just as servants keep their eyes on their master, as a slave girl watches her mistress for the slightest signal.
King James Bible
Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress; so our eyes wait upon the LORD our God, until that he have mercy upon us.
American Standard Version
Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their master, As the eyes of a maid unto the hand of her mistress; So our eyes look unto Jehovah our God, Until he have mercy upon us.
Young's Literal Translation
Lo, as eyes of men-servants Are unto the hand of their masters, As eyes of a maid-servant Are unto the hand of her mistress, So are our eyes unto Jehovah our God, Till that He doth favour us.
Psalm 123:2 Additional TranslationsWesley's Notes on the Bible
123:2 Look - For supply of their wants, and for help and defence against their oppressors. Until - Until he help and save us.
Psalm 123:2 Parallel CommentariesEyes Gracious Hand Hands Maid Maiden Master Masters Mercy Mistress Owner Servant-Girl Servants Slaves Turned Wait WaitingEyes Gracious Hand Hands Maid Maiden Master Masters Mercy Mistress Owner Servant-Girl Servants Slaves Turned Wait WaitingThe Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright ©1996, 2004, 2007. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188.
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