Psalm 21:2
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New American Standard Bible
You have given him his heart's desire, And You have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah.

King James Bible
Thou hast given him his heart's desire, and hast not withholden the request of his lips. Selah.

Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast given him his heart's desire, and hast not withholden the request of his lips. Selah.

World English Bible
You have given him his heart's desire, and have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah.

Young's Literal Translation
The desire of his heart Thou gavest to him, And the request of his lips Thou hast not withheld. Selah.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Thou hast given him his heart's desire - See the notes at Psalm 20:4. This had been the prayer of the people that God would "grant him according to his own heart, and fulfil all his counsel," and this desire had now been granted. All that had been wished; all that had been prayed for by himself or by the people, had been granted.

And hast not withholden - Hast not denied or refused.

The request of his lips - The request, or the desire which his lips had uttered. The meaning is, that his petitions had been filly granted.

Selah - See the notes at Psalm 3:2.

Psalm 21:2 Parallel Commentaries

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The Poor in Spirit are Enriched with a Kingdom
Theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:3 Here is high preferment for the saints. They shall be advanced to a kingdom. There are some who, aspiring after earthly greatness, talk of a temporal reign here, but then God's church on earth would not be militant but triumphant. But sure it is the saints shall reign in a glorious manner: Theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.' A kingdom is held the acme and top of all worldly felicity, and this honour have all the saints'; so says our Saviour, Theirs is the
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

The Evening of the Third Day in Passion-Week - on the Mount of Olives: Discoures to the Disciples Concerning the Last Things.
THE last and most solemn denunciation of Jerusalem had been uttered, the last and most terrible prediction of judgment upon the Temple spoken, and Jesus was suiting the action to the word. It was as if He had cast the dust of His Shoes against the House' that was to be left desolate.' And so He quitted for ever the Temple and them that held office in it. They had left the Sanctuary and the City, had crossed black Kidron, and were slowly climbing the Mount of Olives. A sudden turn in the road, and
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Cross References
Psalm 2:8
Ask of Me, and I will surely give the nations as Your inheritance, And the very ends of the earth as Your possession.

Psalm 20:4
May He grant you your heart's desire And fulfill all your counsel!

Psalm 37:4
Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.

Psalm 145:19
He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him; He will also hear their cry and will save them.

Daniel 2:23
"To You, O God of my fathers, I give thanks and praise, For You have given me wisdom and power; Even now You have made known to me what we requested of You, For You have made known to us the king's matter."

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