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|NASB||Psalm 73:26 My flesh and my heart may fail,
But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
|Psalm 73:26 My flesh and my heart may fail,
But God is the rock and strength of my heart and my portion forever.
When the psalmist says that "God is... my portion..."
What does the word portion entails? In the meaning of hebrew and english.
This word "portion" has intrigued me and I have pondered over it for some time, reading the study bibles that i have does not give an insight to the significance of this word as well.
Bible Answer: portion
Definition of Hebrew word translated "portion" (Strong's Number: 02506)
1. portion, share, part, territory
a. portion, share
b. portion, tract, parcel (of land)
c. one's portion, one's possession
d. (chosen) portion
e. portion, award (from God)
(Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Cheleq". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon".)
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1 : an individual's part or share of something: as a : a share received by gift or inheritance b : DOWRY c : enough food especially of one kind to serve one person at one meal
2 : an individual's lot, fate, or fortune : one's share of good and evil
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