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Psalms 107:4

New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995) [2]
— They wandered in the wilderness in a desert region; They did not find a way to an inhabited city.
King James Version (KJV 1769) [2]
— They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way; they found no city to dwell in.
English Revised Version (ERV 1885)
— They wandered in the wilderness in a desert way; they found no city of habitation.
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— They wandered in the wilderness in a desert way; They found no city of habitation.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way; they found no city to dwell in.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— They wandered in the wilderness in a desert way, they found no city of habitation;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— They wandered about in the desert—in a waste, Way to a city to dwell in, found they none;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— They wandered in a wilderness, in a desert by the way, A city of habitation they have not found.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— They wandered in a wilderness, in a place without water: they found not the way of a city for their habitation.
Geneva Bible (GNV 1560)
— When they wandered in the desert and wildernesse out of the waie, and founde no citie to dwell in,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— They wandred in the wildernes, in a solitary way: they found no citie to dwell in.
Lamsa Bible (1957)
— They were lost in the wilderness in a place without water; they found not the right way to an inhabited town.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— They wandered in the wilderness in a dry land; they found no way to a city of habitation.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary way; they found no city to dwell in.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
They wandered 8582
{8582} Prime
A primitive root; to vacillate, that is, reel or stray (literally or figuratively); also causatively of both.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
in the wilderness 4057
{4057} Prime
From H1696 in the sense of driving; a pasture (that is, open field, whither cattle are driven); by implication a desert; also speech (including its organs).
in a solitary 3452
{3452} Prime
From H3456; a desolation.
way; 1870
{1870} Prime
From H1869; a road (as trodden); figuratively a course of life or mode of action, often adverbially.
they found 4672
{4672} Prime
A primitive root; properly to come forth to, that is, appear or exist; transitively to attain, that is, find or acquire; figuratively to occur, meet or be present.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
no x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
city 5892
{5892} Prime
From H5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post).
to dwell 4186
{4186} Prime
From H3427; a seat; figuratively a site; abstractly a session; by extension an abode (the place or the time); by implication population.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 107:4-7

_ _ A graphic picture is given of the sufferings of those who from distant lands returned to Jerusalem; or,

_ _ city of habitation — may mean the land of Palestine.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 107:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 107:4

No city — Or rather, no town inhabited, where they might refresh themselves.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 107:40 He poureth contempt upon princes, and causeth them to wander in the wilderness, [where there is] no way.
Genesis 21:14-16 And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle of water, and gave [it] unto Hagar, putting [it] on her shoulder, and the child, and sent her away: and she departed, and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba. ... And she went, and sat her down over against [him] a good way off, as it were a bowshot: for she said, Let me not see the death of the child. And she sat over against [him], and lift up her voice, and wept.
Numbers 14:33 And your children shall wander in the wilderness forty years, and bear your whoredoms, until your carcases be wasted in the wilderness.
Deuteronomy 8:15 Who led thee through that great and terrible wilderness, [wherein were] fiery serpents, and scorpions, and drought, where [there was] no water; who brought thee forth water out of the rock of flint;
Deuteronomy 32:10 He found him in a desert land, and in the waste howling wilderness; he led him about, he instructed him, he kept him as the apple of his eye.
Job 12:24 He taketh away the heart of the chief of the people of the earth, and causeth them to wander in a wilderness [where there is] no way.
Ezekiel 34:6 My sheep wandered through all the mountains, and upon every high hill: yea, my flock was scattered upon all the face of the earth, and none did search or seek [after them].
Ezekiel 34:12 As a shepherd seeketh out his flock in the day that he is among his sheep [that are] scattered; so will I seek out my sheep, and will deliver them out of all places where they have been scattered in the cloudy and dark day.
Hebrews 11:38 (Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts, and [in] mountains, and [in] dens and caves of the earth.
Revelation 12:6 And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she hath a place prepared of God, that they should feed her there a thousand two hundred [and] threescore days.

they found:
This is the first similitude; in which the Israelites in captivity are compared to travellers in a dreary, uninhabited, and barren desert, spent with hunger and thirst, as well as by the fatigues of the journey.
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Chain-Reference Bible SearchCross References with Concordance

Gn 21:14. Nu 14:33. Dt 8:15; 32:10. Jb 12:24. Ps 107:40. Ezk 34:6, 12. He 11:38. Rv 12:6.

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