2 Samuel 23:2 [study!]
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) 
The Spirit of Jehovah spake by me, And his word was upon my tongue.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
The Spirit of the LORD spake by me, and his word [was] in my tongue.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
“The Spirit of the LORD spoke by me, And His word was on my tongue.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
The Spirit of the LORD spoke by me, and his word [was] on my tongue.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
The Spirit of Jehovah spoke by me, And his word was on my tongue.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
The Spirit of Yahweh, spake in me,And, his word, was on my tongue;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
The Spirit of Jehovah hath spoken by me, And His word [is] on my tongue.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
The spirit of the Lord hath spoken by me and his word by my tongue.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) 
The spirit of the LORD spake by me, and his word [was] in my tongue.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
The Spirit of the Lord spoke by me, and his word [was] upon my tongue.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008)  
The Spirit of Yahweh spake by me, and his word [was] in my tongue.
; by resemblance breath
, that is, a sensible (or even violent) exhalation; figuratively life
; by extension a region
of the sky; by resemblance spirit
, but only of a rational being (including its expression and functions).
; (the) self Existent
or eternal; Jehovah
, Jewish national name of God.
A primitive root; perhaps properly to arrange
; but used figuratively (of words) to speak
; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue
Stem - Piel (See H8840
Mood - Perfect (See H8816
Count - 2121
by me, and his word
(plural masculine as if from the second form); a word
; collectively a discourse
; figuratively a topic
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
, or against
(yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
; the tongue
(of man or animals), used literally (as the instrument of licking, eating, or speech), and figuratively (speech, an ingot, a fork of flame, a cove of water).
2 Samuel 23:2
_ _ The Spirit of the Lord spake by me Nothing can more clearly show that all that is excellent in spirit, beautiful in language, or grand in prophetic imagery, which the Psalms of David contain, were owing, not to his superiority in natural talents or acquired knowledge, but to the suggestion and dictates of God’s Spirit.
2 Samuel 23:2
His word The following words, and consequently the other words and Psalms composed and uttered by me upon the like solemn occasions, are not to be looked upon as human inventions, but both the matter and the words of them are suggested by God's spirit, the great teacher of the church.
2 Samuel 23:2
The Spirit of the LORD spake by me, and his word [was] in my (b) tongue.
(b) Meaning, he spoke nothing but by the motion of God's Spirit.
He saith unto them, How then doth David in spirit call him Lord, saying,
For David himself said by
the Holy Ghost, The LORD said to my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, till I make thine enemies thy footstool.
speaketh concerning him, I foresaw
the Lord always before my face, for
he is on my right hand, that I should not
be moved: ... He seeing
this before spake
of the resurrection of Christ, that his soul was not left in hell, neither his flesh did see corruption.
the Holy Ghost saith, To day if ye will hear
his voice, ... Harden
not your hearts, as
in the provocation, in the day of
temptation in the wilderness:
2 Peter 1:21
For the prophecy
came not in old time
by the will of man: but holy men of God spake
[as they were
] moved by the Holy
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