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Psalms 105:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— [Saying], Touch not mine anointed ones, And do my prophets no harm.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— [Saying], Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Do not touch My anointed ones, And do My prophets no harm.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— [Saying], Touch not my anointed, and do my prophets no harm.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— [Saying,] Touch not mine anointed ones, and do my prophets no harm.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Ye may not touch mine Anointed ones, And, to my Prophets, may ye do no wrong.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'Strike not against Mine anointed, And to My prophets do not evil.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Touch ye not my anointed: and do no evil to my prophets.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— [Saying], Touch not mine anointed; and doe my Prophets no harme.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— [saying], Touch not my anointed ones; and do my prophets no harm.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— [Saying], Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
[Saying], Touch 5060
{5060} Prime
נגע
naga`
{naw-gah'}
A primitive root; properly to touch, that is, lay the hand upon (for any purpose; euphemistically, to lie with a woman); by implication to reach (figuratively to arrive, acquire); violently, to strike (punish, defeat, destroy, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
not x408
(0408) Complement
אַל
'al
{al}
A negative particle (akin to H3808); not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing.
mine anointed, 4899
{4899} Prime
מָשִׁיחַ
mashiyach
{maw-shee'-akh}
From H4886; anointed; usually a consecrated person (as a king, priest, or saint); specifically the Messiah.
and do my prophets 5030
{5030} Prime
נָבִיא
nabiy'
{naw-bee'}
From H5012; a prophet or (generally) inspired man.
no x408
(0408) Complement
אַל
'al
{al}
A negative particle (akin to H3808); not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing.
harm. 7489
{7489} Prime
רָעַע
ra`a`
{raw-ah'}
A primitive root; properly to spoil (literally by breaking to pieces); figuratively to make (or be) good for nothing, that is, bad (physically, socially or morally). (associate selves and show self friendly are by mistake for H7462.).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 105:12-15.


Psalms 105:15

_ _ Touch not — referring to Genesis 26:11, where Abimelech says of Isaac, “He that toucheth this man or his wife shall surely be put to death.”

_ _ mine anointed — as specially consecrated to Me (Psalms 2:2). The patriarch was the prophet, priest, and king of his family.

_ _ my prophets — in a similar sense, compare Genesis 20:7. The “anointed” are those vessels of God, consecrated to His service, “in whom (as Pharaoh said of Joseph, Genesis 41:38) the Spirit of God is” [Hengstenberg].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 105:8-24.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 105:15

Anointed — My prophets, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; who are called God's anointed, because they were consecrated to be his peculiar people, and to be kings and princes in their families. And they are called prophets, because God familiarly conversed with them and revealed his will to them, and by them to others.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 105:15

[Saying], Touch not mine (h) anointed, and do my (i) prophets no harm.

(h) Those whom I have sanctified to be my people.

(i) Meaning, the old fathers, to whom God showed himself plainly, and who set forth his word.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Touch:

Genesis 26:11 And Abimelech charged all [his] people, saying, He that toucheth this man or his wife shall surely be put to death.
Zechariah 2:8 For thus saith the LORD of hosts; After the glory hath he sent me unto the nations which spoiled you: for he that toucheth you toucheth the apple of his eye.

mine:

1 Kings 19:16 And Jehu the son of Nimshi shalt thou anoint [to be] king over Israel: and Elisha the son of Shaphat of Abelmeholah shalt thou anoint [to be] prophet in thy room.
1 John 2:27 But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him.

and do:

Genesis 20:7 Now therefore restore the man [his] wife; for he [is] a prophet, and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live: and if thou restore [her] not, know thou that thou shalt surely die, thou, and all that [are] thine.
Genesis 27:39-40 And Isaac his father answered and said unto him, Behold, thy dwelling shall be the fatness of the earth, and of the dew of heaven from above; ... And by thy sword shalt thou live, and shalt serve thy brother; and it shall come to pass when thou shalt have the dominion, that thou shalt break his yoke from off thy neck.
Genesis 48:19-20 And his father refused, and said, I know [it], my son, I know [it]: he also shall become a people, and he also shall be great: but truly his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his seed shall become a multitude of nations. ... And he blessed them that day, saying, In thee shall Israel bless, saying, God make thee as Ephraim and as Manasseh: and he set Ephraim before Manasseh.
Genesis 49:8-33 Judah, thou [art he] whom thy brethren shall praise: thy hand [shall be] in the neck of thine enemies; thy father's children shall bow down before thee. ... And when Jacob had made an end of commanding his sons, he gathered up his feet into the bed, and yielded up the ghost, and was gathered unto his people.
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Gn 20:7; 26:11; 27:39; 48:19; 49:8. 1K 19:16. Zc 2:8. 1Jn 2:27.

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