Stand Firm – Look Up

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Isaiah 7:9 … If you do not stand firm in your faith, you will not stand{endure} at all.
1 Corinthians 16:13Keep alert{be on guard}, stand firm in your faith, be courageous, be strong.

Stand FirmIs 7:9
Steadfast2Cor 1:21
Firmly fixedPs 112:1,7-8
Upon the RockPs 40:2
Trust in the LordPs 125:1
Look up
Lift up your eyes Ps 121:1;Ps 123:1
And SEE! – Ex 14:13-14

In the mount of the LORD it will be provided{SEEN}. –Gen 22:14
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Psalm 112:1,7-8 … Praise the LORD. Blessed is the one who fears the LORD,  who takes great delight in keeping His commands. …
… 7 They are not afraid of evil tidings; their hearts are firmly fixed{steadfast}, secure{trusting} in the LORD. 8 Their hearts are steady, they will not be afraid; in the end they will SEE[07200] triumph over their foes.

 

Word Study
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From NetBible Isaiah 7:9
MSG … If you don’t take your stand in faith, you won’t have a leg to stand on.

  • believe[0539] = stand firm, trust, remain, endure
  • There is a wordplay in this verse: If you will not believe{stand firm}[0539] , Surely you shall not be established{you will not endure}[0539]* “Believe” (תַאֳמִינוּ, ta’aminu) is a Hiphil form of the verb אָמָן (’aman); “endure” (תֵאָמֵנוּ, te’amenu) is a Niphal form of this same verb.

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From NetBible 1 Corinthians 16:13

  • Be alert and on your guard = Be on watch
    watch[1127] = give strict attention to, be vigilant, keep awake
  • Stand firm = Stand fast, Stand true to what you believe

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From NetBible  Exodus 14:13-14
Moses answered the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will SEE the deliverance the LORD will bring you today. The Egyptians you see today you will never see again. 14 The LORD will fight for you; you need only to be still{hold your peace}.

  • salvation[03444] = deliverance, victory, health, welfare
  • stand still[03320] = stand firm without fleeing, station yourself
    -> fear not – stand firm that you may SEE[07200]

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From NetBible Genesis 22:14
And Abraham called the name of the place, The–LORD–Will–Provide; as it is said to this day, “In the Mount of The LORD it shall be provided{SEEN}.

  • The–LORD–Will–Provide[03070] = Jehovah-jireh = “Jehovah sees”
    *from [03068] and [07200]; Jehovah will see (to it) => the Lord sees and provides for the necessities of His servants
    * a symbolical name for Mount Moriah => Here Solomon’s temple was built, on the spot that had been the threshing-floor of Ornan the Jebusite (2 Sam. 24:24, 252 Chr. 3:1
    =>”Mount Moriah” of the Chronicles is identical with the “mountain” in “the land of Moriah” of Genesis, and that the spot on which Jehovah appeared to David, and on which the temple was built, was the very spot of the sacrifice of Isaac.
    => now covered by “Dome of the Rock”
  • provided[07200] = seen, looked at, perceived, have vision
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One Response to “Stand Firm – Look Up”

  1. khollandsblog Says:

    Jehovah Jireh means …
    The Lord will see to it
    => He will provide

    Where God guides
    He provides. –Gen 22:14
    Where He leads
    He supplies all needs! –Phil 4:19

    I will look up –
    Lift my eyes to the Lord
    To be my HELPER
    my PROVIDER
    Even when I can not see it
    I will trust that He is
    JEHOVAH JIREH!

    Psalm 121:1-2 AMPC … I will lift up my eyes to the hills [around Jerusalem, to sacred Mount Zion and Mount Moriah]—From whence shall my help come?
    2 My help comes from the Lord, Who made heaven and earth.

    Psalm 123:1-2 AMPC … Unto You do I lift up my eyes, O You Who are enthroned in heaven.
    2 Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master, and as the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to the Lord our God, until He has mercy and loving-kindness for us.

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