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Psalms 104:26 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— There go the ships; There is leviathan, whom thou hast formed to play therein.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— There go the ships: [there is] that leviathan, [whom] thou hast made to play therein.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— There the ships move along, [And] Leviathan, which You have formed to sport in it.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— There go the ships: [there is] that leviathan, [which] thou hast made to play therein.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— There go the ships; [there] that leviathan, which thou hast formed to play therein.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— There, ships, sail along, This sea-monster, thou hast formed to sport therein;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— There do ships go: leviathan, That Thou hast formed to play in it.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— There the ships shall go. This sea dragon which thou hast formed to play therein.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— There goe the shippes; [there is] that Leuiathan, [whom] thou hast made to play therein.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— There go the ships; [and] this dragon whom thou hast made to play in it.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— There go the ships: [there is] that leviathan, [whom] thou hast made to play therein.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
There x8033
(8033) Complement
A primitive particle (rather from the relative H0834); there (transfered to time) then; often thither, or thence.
go 1980
{1980} Prime
Akin to H3212; a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
the ships: 591
{0591} Prime
Feminine of H0590; a ship.
[there is] that leviathan, 3882
{3882} Prime
From H3867; a wreathed animal, that is, a serpent (especially the crocodile or some other large sea monster); figuratively the constellation of the dragon; also as a symbol of Babylon.
[whom] thou x2088
(2088) Complement
A primitive word; the masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that.
hast made 3335
{3335} Prime
probably identical with H3334 (through the squeezing into shape); (compare H3331); to mould into a form; especially as a potter; figuratively to determine (that is, form a resolution).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
to play 7832
{7832} Prime
A primitive root; to laugh (in pleasure or detraction); by implication to play.
<8763> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 790
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 104:24-26.

Psalms 104:26

_ _ leviathan — (Job 40:20) heightens the estimate of the sea’s greatness, and of His power who gives such a place for sport to one of His creatures.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 104:19-30.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 104:26

Leviathan — The whale. Therein — Who being of such a vast strength and absolute dominion in the sea, tumbles in it with great security, and sports himself with other creatures.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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There go:

Psalms 107:23 They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters;
Genesis 49:13 Zebulun shall dwell at the haven of the sea; and he [shall be] for an haven of ships; and his border [shall be] unto Zidon.


Psalms 74:14 Thou brakest the heads of leviathan in pieces, [and] gavest him [to be] meat to the people inhabiting the wilderness.
Job 3:8 Let them curse it that curse the day, who are ready to raise up their mourning.
Job 41:1-34 Canst thou draw out leviathan with an hook? or his tongue with a cord [which] thou lettest down? ... He beholdeth all high [things]: he [is] a king over all the children of pride.
Isaiah 27:1 In that day the LORD with his sore and great and strong sword shall punish leviathan the piercing serpent, even leviathan that crooked serpent; and he shall slay the dragon that [is] in the sea.

Heb. formed

to play:

Job 41:5 Wilt thou play with him as [with] a bird? or wilt thou bind him for thy maidens?
Job 41:29 Darts are counted as stubble: he laugheth at the shaking of a spear.
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Gn 49:13. Jb 3:8; 41:1, 5, 29. Ps 74:14; 107:23. Is 27:1.

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