Psalms 94:14

14 For the LORD will not reject his people; he will never forsake his inheritance.

Psalms 94:14 in Other Translations

KJV
14 For the LORD will not cast off his people, neither will he forsake his inheritance.
ESV
14 For the LORD will not forsake his people; he will not abandon his heritage;
NLT
14 The LORD will not reject his people; he will not abandon his special possession.
MSG
14 God will never walk away from his people, never desert his precious people.
CSB
14 The Lord will not forsake His people or abandon His heritage,

Psalms 94:14 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 94:14

For the Lord will not cast off his people
The people whom he has foreknown, his chosen people, whether among Jews or Gentiles, ( Romans 11:1 Romans 11:2 ) , his covenant people, whom he has given to Christ, and who are redeemed by his blood, and called by his Spirit and grace: these, though he may not arise immediately for their help; though he may withdraw his presence from them for a time, may afflict them, and suffer them to be afflicted by others, ( Psalms 94:5 ) , he will not cast them off, at least for ever, so as to be removed out of his sight, or off of his heart, or from his covenant, or out of the hands of his Son, or from being a part of his family, or so as to perish eternally; they are a people near and dear unto him; he takes pleasure in them, and will not eternally reject them; whoever casts them off, he will not:

neither will he forsake his inheritance;
which he has chosen, and values and esteems as a goodly one; he will not give up his title to it, nor drop his claim upon it, nor relinquish his hold and use of it; he will not forsake his people for this reason, because they are his inheritance, as well as because he has promised that he will not: he may seem to forsake them, and they may think they are forsaken by him; but he will not forsake neither their persons in youth nor in old age, nor his work upon their hearts: the church, in the wilderness, and under the persecution of antichrist, might seem to be cast off and forsaken; yet is not, being nourished there for a time and times, and half a time, ( Revelation 12:14 ) , the note of Arama is,

``at the coming of the Messiah all this good shall be.''

Psalms 94:14 In-Context

12 Blessed is the one you discipline, LORD, the one you teach from your law;
13 you grant them relief from days of trouble, till a pit is dug for the wicked.
14 For the LORD will not reject his people; he will never forsake his inheritance.
15 Judgment will again be founded on righteousness, and all the upright in heart will follow it.
16 Who will rise up for me against the wicked? Who will take a stand for me against evildoers?

Cross References 1

  • 1. S Deuteronomy 31:6; 1 Samuel 12:22; Psalms 37:28; Romans 11:2