8491 watchfulness, divine

8491 watchfulness, divine

The Lord’s alertness to the needs of his people, his constant care for them and his awareness of the power and evil intent of their enemies.

The Lord’s watchfulness over his people in danger or trouble

Ps 121:1-8 See also Ex 3:16; Dt 32:9-10; Ezr 5:5; Ps 1:6; Ps 11:4-5; Ps 17:8; Ps 32:6; Ps 33:16-18; Ps 34:7; Ps 127:1; Ps 145:20; Zec 9:8; Zec 12:4; Mt 10:29-31; Jn 10:1-9; 2Ti 1:12

The Lord’s watchfulness means that his people’s needs are met

Ps 146:9 See also Ge 28:15; Ge 48:15; Dt 2:7; Dt 11:12; 2Ch 16:9; Job 10:12; Job 29:2; Jer 24:6; Jer 31:28; Da 9:18

The watchfulness of a shepherd Ps 23:1; Ps 28:9; Isa 40:11; Mt 2:6; Jn 10:1-9

The Lord’s watchfulness means that he hears his people’s prayers

Ps 34:15 See also 1Ki 8:28-30 pp 2Ch 6:20; 1Ki 9:3 pp 2Ch 7:16; Ne 1:6; 1Pe 3:12

The Lord’s watchfulness with a view to correction

Jer 7:25-26 See also Jer 7:13; Jer 11:7; Jer 25:4; Jer 32:33; 2Sa 22:28; Job 33:11; Jer 16:16-17

The Lord’s watchfulness in seeking out those who have gone astray

Eze 34:16 See also Mt 18:12 pp Lk 15:4; 1Pe 2:25

People are vulnerable without the Lord’s watchfulness

Mt 9:36 See also 1Ki 22:17 pp 2Ch 18:16; Isa 13:14; Eze 34:11-12

See also

1035God, faithfulness
1220God as shepherd
2021Christ, faithfulness
2330Christ as shepherd
4957night
5148ear
5149eyes
5537sleeplessness
5942security
5977waiting
6738rescue

Bible Gateway Recommendations

The New Matthew Henry Commentary / Unabridged - eBook
Retail: $19.99
Our Price: $18.89
Save: $1.10 (6%)
Thesaurus
Retail: $7.99
Our Price: $7.19
Save: $0.80 (10%)
More works by Martin H. Manser