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Jehovah-jireh

Meaning: Jehovah will see; i.e., will provide

the name given by Abraham to the scene of his offering up the ram which was caught in the thicket on Mount Moriah

The expression used in Gen. 22:14, “in the mount of the Lord it shall be seen,” has been regarded as equivalent to the saying, “Man's extremity is God's opportunity.”