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1 Samuel 23:21 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Saul said, Blessed be ye of Jehovah; for ye have had compassion on me.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Saul said, Blessed [be] ye of the LORD; for ye have compassion on me.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Saul said, “May you be blessed of the LORD, for you have had compassion on me.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Saul said, Blessed [be] ye of the LORD; for ye have compassion on me.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Saul said, Blessed be ye of Jehovah; for ye have compassion upon me.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then said Saul, Blessed, be ye, of Yahweh,—because ye have taken pity upon me.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Saul saith, 'Blessed [are] ye of Jehovah, for ye have pity on me;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Saul said: Blessed be ye of the Lord, for you have pitied my case.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Saul said, Blessed [be] yee of the LORD, for yee haue compassion on me.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Saul said to them, Blessed [be] ye of the Lord, for ye have been grieved on my account.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Shaul said, Blessed [be] ye of Yahweh; for ye have compassion on me.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And l שָׁאוּל 7586
{7586} Prime
Passive participle of H7592; asked; Shaul, the name of an Edomite and two Israelites.
said, 559
{0559} Prime
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Blessed 1288
{1288} Prime
A primitive root; to kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of adoration), and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the king, as treason).
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
[be] ye x859
(0859) Complement
A primitive pronoun of the second person; thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you.
of Yhw יָהוֶה; 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
for x3588
(3588) Complement
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
ye have compassion 2550
{2550} Prime
A primitive root; to commiserate; by implication to spare.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
on x5921
(5921) Complement
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 1 Samuel 23:19-23.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Samuel 23:19-29.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

1 Samuel 23:21

And Saul said, (g) Blessed [be] ye of the LORD; for ye have compassion on me.

(g) the Lord recompense this friendship.

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1 Samuel 22:8 That all of you have conspired against me, and [there is] none that sheweth me that my son hath made a league with the son of Jesse, and [there is] none of you that is sorry for me, or sheweth unto me that my son hath stirred up my servant against me, to lie in wait, as at this day?
Judges 17:2 And he said unto his mother, The eleven hundred [shekels] of silver that were taken from thee, about which thou cursedst, and spakest of also in mine ears, behold, the silver [is] with me; I took it. And his mother said, Blessed [be thou] of the LORD, my son.
Psalms 10:3 For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and blesseth the covetous, [whom] the LORD abhorreth.
Isaiah 66:5 Hear the word of the LORD, ye that tremble at his word; Your brethren that hated you, that cast you out for my name's sake, said, Let the LORD be glorified: but he shall appear to your joy, and they shall be ashamed.
Micah 3:11 The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet will they lean upon the LORD, and say, [Is] not the LORD among us? none evil can come upon us.
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