Apple of God’s Eye

Apples

Apples have interesting meanings in the Bible.

Apple of God’s Eye

God’s People are referred to as the apple of His eye.

“He protected him as the apple of His eye.” ~Deuteronomy 32:10e AMP

“He who touches you, touches the apple of His eye.” ~Zechariah 2:8c AMP

David prayed for God’s protection.

“Keep me [in Your affectionate care, protect me] as the apple of Your eye, hide me in the [protective] shadow of Your wings.” ~Psalm 17:8 AMPC

Apples of Gold

God speaks of us holding His words, commandments and teachings as precious in our sight.

“Keep my commandments and live, and My teachings as the apple of your eye.” Proverbs 7:2 NASB

And God speaks of our words having the potential of being precious and valuable.

“Like apples of gold in settings of silver is a word spoken in right circumstances.” ~Proverbs 25:11 NASB

Recommendation:

3 Ways to Hear God’s Voice 3 Ways to Hear the Voice of God – Strength with Dignity

References:

Amplified Bible (AMP) Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. All rights reserved.

Amplified Bible, Classis Edition (AMPC) Copyright 1954, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1987 by The Lockman Foundation.

New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB 1995), copyright 1960, 1971, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation.

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