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Psalms 104:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Where the birds make their nests: As for the stork, the fir-trees are her house.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Where the birds make their nests: [as for] the stork, the fir trees [are] her house.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Where the birds build their nests, [And] the stork, whose home is the fir trees.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Where the birds make their nests: [as for] the stork, the fir-trees [are] her house.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Where the birds make their nests; [as for] the stork, the fir trees are her house.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Where the birds build their nests, The stork, in the fir-trees, hath her house;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Where birds do make nests, The stork—the firs [are] her house.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— There the sparrows shall make their nests. The highest of them is the house of the heron.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Where the birds make their nests: as for the Storke, the firre trees [are] her house.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— There the sparrows will build their nests; and the house of the heron takes the lead among them.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Where the birds make their nests: [as for] the stork, the fir trees [are] her house.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Where x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
x8033
(8033) Complement
שָׁם
sham
{shawm}
A primitive particle (rather from the relative H0834); there (transfered to time) then; often thither, or thence.
the birds 6833
{6833} Prime
צִפּוֹר
tsippowr
{tsip-pore'}
From H6852; a little bird (as hopping).
make their nests: 7077
{7077} Prime
קָנַן
qanan
{kaw-nan'}
A primitive root; to erect; but used only as denominative from H7064; to nestle, that is, build or occupy as a nest.
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
[as for] the stork, 2624
{2624} Prime
חֲסִידָה
chaciydah
{khas-ee-daw'}
Feminine of H2623; the kind (maternal) bird, that is, a stork.
the fir trees 1265
{1265} Prime
בְּרוֹשׁ
b@rowsh
{ber-osh'}
Of uncertain derivation; a cypress tree (perhaps); hence a lance or a musical instrument (as made of that wood).
[are] her house. 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 104:16-19.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 104:10-18.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the birds:

Psalms 104:12 By them shall the fowls of the heaven have their habitation, [which] sing among the branches.
Jeremiah 22:23 O inhabitant of Lebanon, that makest thy nest in the cedars, how gracious shalt thou be when pangs come upon thee, the pain as of a woman in travail!
Ezekiel 31:6 All the fowls of heaven made their nests in his boughs, and under his branches did all the beasts of the field bring forth their young, and under his shadow dwelt all great nations.
Daniel 4:21 Whose leaves [were] fair, and the fruit thereof much, and in it [was] meat for all; under which the beasts of the field dwelt, and upon whose branches the fowls of the heaven had their habitation:
Obadiah 1:4 Though thou exalt [thyself] as the eagle, and though thou set thy nest among the stars, thence will I bring thee down, saith the LORD.
Matthew 13:32 Which indeed is the least of all seeds: but when it is grown, it is the greatest among herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the air come and lodge in the branches thereof.

as for:

Leviticus 11:19 And the stork, the heron after her kind, and the lapwing, and the bat.
Jeremiah 8:7 Yea, the stork in the heaven knoweth her appointed times; and the turtle and the crane and the swallow observe the time of their coming; but my people know not the judgment of the LORD.

the stork:
The stork is a species of the ardea or heron genus, about the size of a goose in its body, but when erect, about three or four feet high; its general colour is white; extremity of the wings, and small part of the head, black; legs, very long, red, and naked a great way up; the toes four, long and connected, with flat nails like those of a man; beak long, jagged, red, and somewhat compressed; the upper and under chaps both of a length, with a furrow from the nostrils. It feeds on serpents, frogs, and insects, on which account it might be deemed unclean; lays four eggs, and sits thirty days; migrates about August, and returns in spring; and is remarkable for its love to its parents, whom it never forsakes, but feeds and cherishes when old; whence it had the name chaseedah, which denotes kindness or piety, and stork, from the Greek στοργη, natural affection.
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Lv 11:19. Ps 104:12. Jr 8:7; 22:23. Ezk 31:6. Dn 4:21. Ob 1:4. Mt 13:32.

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