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Psalms 116:15


The Lord values the lives of his faithful followers. 1 


1Sa 25:29; Job 5:26; Ps 37:32,33; Ps 72:14; Lu 16:22; Re 1:18; Re 14:3

NET © Notes

tn Heb “precious in the eyes of the Lord [is] the death of his godly ones.” The point is not that God delights in or finds satisfaction in the death of his followers! The psalmist, who has been delivered from death, affirms that the life-threatening experiences of God’s followers get God’s attention, just as a precious or rare object would attract someone’s eye. See Ps 72:14 for a similar expression of this belief.

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