Qavah (wait) in Psalm 130:5

I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, and in his word I hope;— Psalm 130:5 Wait (qavah) look eagerly for. A primitive root; to bind together (perhaps by twisting),i.e. Collect; to expect, gather (together), look, patiently, tarry, wait—Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance To wait for Jehovah is not simply a matter of patience, or even of longing, but includes the ideas of trust and the confidence which characterize hope.—Precept… Read the rest

Ecclesiastes 12:13 – Fear God

The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man. —Ecclesiastes 12:13 Fear God — Which is put here for all the inward worship of God, reverence, and love, and trust, and a devotedness of heart to serve and please him; and keep his commandments — This is properly added, as a necessary effect, and certain evidence of the true and genuine fear of God.… Read the rest