Psalm 33:18
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New Living Translation
But the LORD watches over those who fear him, those who rely on his unfailing love.

King James Bible
Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;

Darby Bible Translation
Behold, the eye of Jehovah is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his loving-kindness,

World English Bible
Behold, Yahweh's eye is on those who fear him, on those who hope in his loving kindness;

Young's Literal Translation
Lo, the eye of Jehovah is to those fearing Him, To those waiting for His kindness,

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

33:18 The eye - Whosoever therefore would have safety, must expect it only from the watchful eye, and almighty hand of God. That fear - These are the chief objects of his care and favour. Hope - That place their hope and trust, and happiness, not in any creature, but only in God, and in his mercy and blessings.

Psalm 33:18 Parallel Commentaries

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A Knowledge of God
Many are the ways in which God is seeking to make Himself known to us and bring us into communion with Him. Nature speaks to our senses without ceasing. The open heart will be impressed with the love and glory of God as revealed through the works of His hands. The listening ear can hear and understand the communications of God through the things of nature. The green fields, the lofty trees, the buds and flowers, the passing cloud, the falling rain, the babbling brook, the glories of the heavens,
Ellen Gould White—Steps to Christ

The Principle of Life in the Creature.
"By His Spirit He hath garnished the heavens; His hand hath formed the crooked serpent."-- Job xxvi. 13. We have seen that the work of the Holy Spirit consists in leading all creation to its destiny, the final purpose of which is the glory of God. However, God's glory in creation appears in various degrees and ways. An insect and a star, the mildew on the wall and the cedar on Lebanon, a common laborer and a man like Augustine, are all the creatures of God; yet how dissimilar they are, and how varied
Abraham Kuyper—The Work of the Holy Spirit

They all Hold Swords, Being Expert in War; Every Man Hath his Sword Upon his Thigh Because of Fear in the Night.
They all hold swords to engage in combat with the soul which, by a secret presumption, attributes to self what belongs to God only; and this causes them to exclaim with united voice; Who is like unto God? The Divine Righteousness is the first that comes to fight with and destroy the self-righteousness of the creature, and then comes strength to bring to naught the power of man, and causing him to enter by experience of his own infinite weakness into the strength of the Lord (Psalm lxxi. 16), teaches
Madame Guyon—Song of Songs of Solomon

The Creation
Q-7: WHAT ARE THE DECREES OF GOD? A: The decrees of God are his eternal purpose, according to the counsel of his will, whereby, for his own glory, he has foreordained whatsoever shall come to pass. I have already spoken something concerning the decrees of God under the attribute of his immutability. God is unchangeable in his essence, and he-is unchangeable in his decrees; his counsel shall stand. He decrees the issue of all things, and carries them on to their accomplishment by his providence; I
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
1 Peter 3:12
The eyes of the Lord watch over those who do right, and his ears are open to their prayers. But the Lord turns his face against those who do evil."

Genesis 19:16
When Lot still hesitated, the angels seized his hand and the hands of his wife and two daughters and rushed them to safety outside the city, for the LORD was merciful.

Genesis 42:2
I have heard there is grain in Egypt. Go down there, and buy enough grain to keep us alive. Otherwise we'll die."

Exodus 3:16
"Now go and call together all the elders of Israel. Tell them, 'The LORD, the God of your ancestors--the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob--has appeared to me. He told me, "I have been watching closely, and I see how the Egyptians are treating you.

2 Chronicles 6:20
May you watch over this Temple day and night, this place where you have said you would put your name. May you always hear the prayers I make toward this place.

Job 36:7
He never takes his eyes off the innocent, but he sets them on thrones with kings and exalts them forever.

Psalm 11:4
But the LORD is in his holy Temple; the LORD still rules from heaven. He watches everyone closely, examining every person on earth.

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