New Living Translation
Because I am righteous, I will see you. When I awake, I will see you face to face and be satisfied.
King James Bible
As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.
Darby Bible Translation
As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness; I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.
World English Bible
As for me, I shall see your face in righteousness. I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with seeing your form. For the Chief Musician. By David the servant of Yahweh, who spoke to Yahweh the words of this song in the day that Yahweh delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. He said,
Young's Literal Translation
I -- in righteousness, I see Thy face; I am satisfied, in awaking, with Thy form!
Psalm 17:15 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:15 I will - I do not place my portion in earthly treasures, but in beholding God's face, in the enjoyment of God's presence and favour; which is enjoyed in part in this life, but not fully. Satisfied - The time is coming, wherein I shall be abundantly satisfied with beholding thy face. Awake - When I arise from he dead. Likeness - With the image of God stamped upon my glorified soul.
LibraryHow a Desolate Man Ought to Commit Himself into the Hands of God
O Lord, Holy Father, be Thou blessed now and evermore; because as Thou wilt so it is done, and what Thou doest is good. Let Thy servant rejoice in Thee, not in himself, nor in any other; because Thou alone art the true joy, Thou art my hope and my crown, Thou art my joy and my honour, O Lord. What hath Thy servant, which he received not from Thee, even without merit of his own? Thine are all things which Thou hast given, and which Thou hast made. I am poor and in misery even from my youth up,(1) …
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ
Twelfth Sunday after Trinity Gospel Transcends Law.
Seasonable Counsel: Or, Advice to Sufferers.
An Exhortation to Love God
1 John 3:2
Dear friends, we are already God's children, but he has not yet shown us what we will be like when Christ appears. But we do know that we will be like him, for we will see him as he really is.
And they will see his face, and his name will be written on their foreheads.
I speak to him face to face, clearly, and not in riddles! He sees the LORD as he is. So why were you not afraid to criticize my servant Moses?"
And after my body has decayed, yet in my body I will see God!
Many people say, "Who will show us better times?" Let your face smile on us, LORD.
You have given me greater joy than those who have abundant harvests of grain and new wine.
For the righteous LORD loves justice. The virtuous will see his face.
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