New American Standard Bible
He has given food to those who fear Him; He will remember His covenant forever.
King James Bible
He hath given meat unto them that fear him: he will ever be mindful of his covenant.
Darby Bible Translation
He hath given meat unto them that fear him; he is ever mindful of his covenant.
World English Bible
He has given food to those who fear him. He always remembers his covenant.
Young's Literal Translation
Prey He hath given to those fearing Him, He remembereth to the age His covenant.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He hath given meat unto them that fear him - Margin, "prey." The idea is, that he has supplied their needs. The Hebrew word is, "prey," and the allusion is to the mode in which the needs of the beasts of the field are supplied. The meaning may be that they had obtained this from their enemies, as beasts of prey take their food by making war; or the word may be used in a general sense, as meaning that God had supplied their needs.
He will ever be mindful of his covenant - He will never leave or forsake his people; he will be faithful to all the promises that he has made to them.
"Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain; for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh His name in vain." I was greatly amazed not long ago in talking to a man who thought he was a Christian, to find that once in a while, when he got angry, he would swear. I said: "My friend, I don't see how you can tear down with one hand what you are trying to build up with the other. I don't see how you can profess to be a child of God and let those words come out of your lips." He replied: …
Dwight L. Moody—Weighed and Wanting
The Holiness of God
"Do not worry then, saying, 'What will we eat?' or 'What will we drink?' or 'What will we wear for clothing?'
He has remembered His covenant forever, The word which He commanded to a thousand generations,
He has made known to His people the power of His works, In giving them the heritage of the nations.
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