Psalm 116:15
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Preciousיָ֭קָר
(ya·kar)
3368: precious, rare, splendid, weightyfrom yaqar
in the sightבְּעֵינֵ֣י
(be·'ei·nei)
5869: an eyeof uncertain derivation
of the LORDיְהוָ֑ה
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
Is the deathהַ֝מָּ֗וְתָה
(ham·ma·ve·tah)
4194: deathfrom muth
of His godly ones.לַחֲסִידָֽיו׃
(la·cha·si·dav.)
2623: kind, piousfrom chasad







KJV Lexicon
Precious
yaqar  (yaw-kawr')
valuable (obj. or subj.) -- brightness, clear, costly, excellent, fat, honourable women, precious, reputation.
in the sight
`ayin  (ah'-yin)
an eye; by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape)
of the LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
is the death
maveth  (maw'-veth)
death (natural or violent); concretely, the dead, their place or state (hades); figuratively, pestilence, ruin -- (be) dead(-ly), death, die(-d).
of his saints
chaciyd  (khaw-seed')
kind, i.e. (religiously) pious (a saint) -- godly (man), good, holy (one), merciful, saint, (un-)godly.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Precious in the sight of the LORD Is the death of His godly ones.

King James Bible
Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The death of His faithful ones is valuable in the LORD's sight.

International Standard Version
In the sight of the LORD, the death of his faithful ones is valued.

NET Bible
The LORD values the lives of his faithful followers.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Precious in the eyes of Lord Jehovah is the death of his righteous people!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his faithful ones.

King James 2000 Bible
Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints.
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