Psalm 123:2
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New International Version
As the eyes of slaves look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a female slave look to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to the LORD our God, till he shows us his mercy.


New American Standard Bible
Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master, As the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress, So our eyes look to the LORD our God, Until He is gracious to us.


King James Bible
Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress; so our eyes wait upon the LORD our God, until that he have mercy upon us.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
Like a servant's eyes on his master's hand, like a servant girl's eyes on her mistress's hand, so our eyes are on the LORD our God until He shows us favor.


International Standard Version
Consider this: as the eyes of a servant focus on what his master provides, and as the eyes of a female servant focus on what her mistress provides, so our eyes focus on the LORD our God, until he has mercy on us.


American Standard Version
Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their master, As the eyes of a maid unto the hand of her mistress; So our eyes look unto Jehovah our God, Until he have mercy upon us.


Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold as the eyes of the servants are on the hands of their masters, As the eyes of the handmaid are on the hands of her mistress: so are our eyes unto the Lord our God, until he have mercy on us.


Darby Bible Translation
Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress, so our eyes are directed to Jehovah our God, until he be gracious unto us.


Young's Literal Translation
Lo, as eyes of men-servants Are unto the hand of their masters, As eyes of a maid-servant Are unto the hand of her mistress, So are our eyes unto Jehovah our God, Till that He doth favour us.
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Treasury of Scripture

Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their masters, and as the eyes of a maiden to the hand of her mistress; so our eyes wait on the LORD our God, until that he have mercy on us.

as the eyes

Joshua 9:23,27 Now therefore you are cursed, and there shall none of you be freed from being slaves...

Joshua 10:6 And the men of Gibeon sent to Joshua to the camp to Gilgal, saying, Slack not your hand from your servants; come up to us quickly...

so our eyes

Psalm 40:1-3 I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined to me, and heard my cry...

Psalm 119:82,123-125 My eyes fail for your word, saying, When will you comfort me...

Psalm 130:5,6 I wait for the LORD, my soul does wait, and in his word do I hope...

Genesis 32:26 And he said, Let me go, for the day breaks. And he said, I will not let you go, except you bless me.

Genesis 49:18 I have waited for your salvation, O LORD.

Lamentations 3:25,26 The LORD is good to them that wait for him, to the soul that seeks him...

Luke 18:1 And he spoke a parable to them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint;

Strong's Concordance
Behold, as the eyes of servants [look] unto the hand of their masters, [and] as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress; so our eyes [wait] upon the LORD our God, until that he have mercy upon us.
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Psalms Chapter 123 Verse 2

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OT Poetry: Psalm 123:2 Behold as the eyes of servants look (Psalm Ps Psa.)
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