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Psalms 104:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Thou makest darkness, and it is night, Wherein all the beasts of the forest creep forth.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thou makest darkness, and it is night: wherein all the beasts of the forest do creep [forth].
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— You appoint darkness and it becomes night, In which all the beasts of the forest prowl about.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thou makest darkness, and it is night: in which all the beasts of the forest do creep [forth].
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Thou makest darkness, and it is night, wherein all the beasts of the forest creep forth:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Thou causest darkness, and it becometh night, Therein, creepeth forth, Every wild beast of the forest;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Thou settest darkness, and it is night, In it doth every beast of the forest creep.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Thou hast appointed darkness, and it is night: in it shall all the beasts of the woods go about:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thou makest darknesse, and it is night: wherein all the beasts of the forrest doe creepe [forth].
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Thou didst make darkness, and it was night; in it all the wild beasts of the forest will be abroad:
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Thou makest darkness, and it is night: wherein all the beasts of the forest do creep [forth].

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thou makest 7896
{7896} Prime
שִׁית
shiyth
{sheeth}
A primitive root; to place (in a very wide application).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
darkness, 2822
{2822} Prime
חֹשֶׁךְ
choshek
{kho-shek'}
From H2821; the dark; hence (literally) darkness; figuratively misery, destruction, death, ignorance, sorrow, wickedness.
and it is x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
night: 3915
{3915} Prime
לַיִל
layil
{lah'-yil}
From the same as H3883; properly a twist (away of the light), that is, night; figuratively adversity.
wherein all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the beasts 2416
{2416} Prime
חַי
chay
{khah'-ee}
From H2421; alive; hence raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively.
of the forest 3293
{3293} Prime
יָעַר
ya`ar
{yah'-ar}
From an unused root probably meaning to thicken with verdure; a copse of bushes; hence a forest; hence honey in the comb (as hived in trees).
do creep 7430
{7430} Prime
רָמַשׂ
ramas
{raw-mas'}
A primitive root; properly to glide swiftly, that is, to crawl or move with short steps; by analogy to swarm.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
[forth].
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 104:20-23

_ _ He provides and adapts to man’s wants the appointed times and seasons.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 104:19-30.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 104:20

Darkness — Which succeeds the light by virtue of thy decree.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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makest:

Psalms 74:16 The day [is] thine, the night also [is] thine: thou hast prepared the light and the sun.
Psalms 139:10-12 Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me. ... Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light [are] both alike [to thee].
Genesis 1:4-5 And God saw the light, that [it was] good: and God divided the light from the darkness. ... And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.
Genesis 8:22 While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.
Isaiah 45:7 I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these [things].
Amos 1:13 Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of the children of Ammon, and for four, I will not turn away [the punishment] thereof; because they have ripped up the women with child of Gilead, that they might enlarge their border:

of the forest do creep forth:
Heb. thereof do trample on the forest
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Gn 1:4; 8:22. Ps 74:16; 139:10. Is 45:7. Am 1:13.

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