Psalms 20:4

4 May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed.

Psalms 20:4 in Other Translations

4 Grant thee according to thine own heart, and fulfil all thy counsel.
4 May he grant you your heart's desire and fulfill all your plans!
4 May he grant your heart’s desires and make all your plans succeed.
4 Give you what your heart desires, Accomplish your plans.
4 May He give you what your heart desires and fulfill your whole purpose.

Psalms 20:4 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 20:4

Grant thee according to thine own heart
Which is to see his seed, the travail of his soul, and to have the pleasure of the Lord prosper in his hand; to have all his people called, preserved, and glorified;

and fulfil all thy counsel;
whatever was agreed upon in the council and covenant of peace between him and his Father, relating to his own glory, and the salvation of his people.

Psalms 20:4 In-Context

2 May he send you help from the sanctuary and grant you support from Zion.
3 May he remember all your sacrifices and accept your burnt offerings.
4 May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed.
5 May we shout for joy over your victory and lift up our banners in the name of our God. May the LORD grant all your requests.
6 Now this I know: The LORD gives victory to his anointed. He answers him from his heavenly sanctuary with the victorious power of his right hand.

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Cross References 2

  • 1. Psalms 21:2; Psalms 37:4; Psalms 145:16,19; Isaiah 26:8; Ezekiel 24:25; Romans 10:1
  • 2. Psalms 140:8; Proverbs 16:3; Daniel 11:17
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