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    Does " be certain of your grace" mean " be certain being graced by you"?

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    If then I have grace in your eyes, let me see your ways, so that I may have knowledge of you and be certain of your grace; and my prayer is that you will keep in mind that this nation is your people.


    Another version:

    Now therefore, I pray thee, if I have found grace in thy sight, shew me now thy way, that I may know thee, that I may find grace in thy sight: and consider that this nation is thy people.

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    Re: Does " be certain of your grace" mean " be certain being graced by you"?

    'Be certain being graced by you' is, unfortunately meaningless.

    The writer of the prayer hopes to be certain of the grace of God (meaning 3).

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