Psalm 34:5
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New Living Translation
Those who look to him for help will be radiant with joy; no shadow of shame will darken their faces.

King James Bible
They looked unto him, and were lightened: and their faces were not ashamed.

Darby Bible Translation
They looked unto him, and were enlightened, and their faces were not confounded.

World English Bible
They looked to him, and were radiant. Their faces shall never be covered with shame.

Young's Literal Translation
They looked expectingly unto Him, And they became bright, And their faces are not ashamed.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

34:5 Lightened - Comforted and encouraged. Ashamed - They were not disappointed of their hope.

Psalm 34:5 Parallel Commentaries

Looking unto Jesus
"Till God in human flesh I see, My thoughts no comfort find,--" God shrouded and veiled in the manhood,--there we can with steady gaze behold him, for so he cometh down to us, and our poor finite intelligence can understand and lay hold upon him. I shall therefore use my text this morning, and I think very legitimately, in reference to our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ--"They looked unto him, and were lightened;" for when we look at God, as revealed in Jesus Christ our Lord, and behold the Godhead
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858

Seeking Richly Rewarded
"The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger, but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good thing."--Psalm 34:10. THE young lions are very strong; they are as yet in the freshness of their youth, and yet their strength does not always suffice to keep them supplied. The young lions are very crafty; they understand how to waylay their game and leap upon them with a sudden spring at unawares, and yet, with all their craftiness, they howl for hunger in the wood. The young lions are very bold and
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 60: 1914

Tender Mercies, on My Way
"I will bless the Lord at all times." -- Psalm 34:1. Tender mercies, on my way Falling softly like the dew, Sent me freshly every day, I will bless THE LORD for you. Though I have not all I would, Though to greater bliss I go, Every present gift of good To Eternal Love I owe. Source of all that comforts me, Well of joy for which I long, Let the song I sing to Thee Be an everlasting song.
Miss A. L. Waring—Hymns and Meditations

But God Wanted not Power to Make Man Such as that He Should Not...
16. But God wanted not power to make man such as that he should not be able to sin: but He chose rather to make him such, as that it should lie in his power [1859] to sin, if he would; not to sin, if he would not; forbidding the one, enjoining the other; that it might be to him first a good desert not to sin, and after a just reward not to be able to sin. For such also at the last will He makes His Saints, as to be without all power to sin. Such forsooth even now hath He His angels, whom in Him we
St. Augustine—On Continence

Cross References
Psalm 25:3
No one who trusts in you will ever be disgraced, but disgrace comes to those who try to deceive others.

Psalm 36:9
For you are the fountain of life, the light by which we see.

Isaiah 60:5
Your eyes will shine, and your heart will thrill with joy, for merchants from around the world will come to you. They will bring you the wealth of many lands.

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