4 Delight [`anag] thyself also in the
LORD [Y@hovah]; and he shall give [nathan] thee the desires [mish'alah]
of thine heart [leb]. KJV-Interlinear
yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. ESV
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Quoting scripture without a genuine commitment to learning its meaning, makes you a fraud. Don’t even begin to quote this verse or attempt to claim it, especially if you do not comply with, or commit yourself to, Gods mandates for learning doctrine by means of daily instruction. Delight, ‘anag,’ means to live delicately and effeminately (gentle, kind); then, to be tender or delicate; then, to live a contented life of ease or pleasure; then, to find delight or pleasure in a thing. The meaning here is, that we should seek our happiness, meaning, purpose, contentment, our whole self, in God, through His word or being, His purpose, His relationship, His love, His doctrine.
In the Lord, specifically directs your interest and desire to that which comes from God, personally to each one of us. And that which comes to us is Bible doctrine, or the written word. That is our link, our only link, to knowing God, Christ, the spiritual life and everything that God has made available to us.
Without Bible doctrine, we would be in total darkness with regard to all that exists.
The desires of your heart, means your requests, your askings, those things that are important to you and that you deeply desire.
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Study to show thyself approved (mature) unto God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing (studying/discerning), the Word of truth.
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