Psalms 33:13-15

13 From heaven the LORD looks down and sees all mankind;
14 from his dwelling place he watches all who live on earth—
15 he who forms the hearts of all, who considers everything they do.

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Psalms 33:13 in Other Translations

KJV
13 The LORD looketh from heaven; he beholdeth all the sons of men.
ESV
13 The LORD looks down from heaven; he sees all the children of man;
NLT
13 The LORD looks down from heaven and sees the whole human race.
MSG
13 From high in the skies God looks around, he sees all Adam's brood.
CSB
13 The Lord looks down from heaven; He observes everyone.

Psalms 33:13-15 Meaning and Commentary

INTRODUCTION TO PSALM 33

Though this psalm has no title to it, it seems to be a psalm of David, from the style and matter of it; and indeed begins with the same words with which the preceding psalm is ended. Theodoret is of opinion it was written by David as a prophecy concerning Hezekiah, as a song to be sung by the people after the destruction of the Assyrian army.

Psalms 33:13-15 In-Context

11 But the plans of the LORD stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations.
12 Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people he chose for his inheritance.
13 From heaven the LORD looks down and sees all mankind;
14 from his dwelling place he watches all who live on earth—
15 he who forms the hearts of all, who considers everything they do.
16 No king is saved by the size of his army; no warrior escapes by his great strength.
17 A horse is a vain hope for deliverance; despite all its great strength it cannot save.

Cross References 5

  • 1. Psalms 53:2; Psalms 102:19
  • 2. Job 28:24; Psalms 11:4; Psalms 14:2; S Hebrews 4:13
  • 3. S Leviticus 15:31; 1 Kings 8:39
  • 4. Job 10:8; Psalms 119:73
  • 5. S Job 10:4; Jeremiah 32:19
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