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Psalms 109:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Yea, he loved cursing, and it came unto him; And he delighted not in blessing, and it was far from him.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— As he loved cursing, so let it come unto him: as he delighted not in blessing, so let it be far from him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He also loved cursing, so it came to him; And he did not delight in blessing, so it was far from him.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— As he loved cursing, so let it come to him: as he delighted not in blessing, so let it be far from him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he loved cursing; so let it come unto him. And he delighted not in blessing; and let it be far from him.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Because he loved cursing, May it have come upon him, Because he delighted not in blessing, May it have kept far from him;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And he loveth reviling, and it meeteth him, And he hath not delighted in blessing, And it is far from him.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But persecuted the poor man and the beggar; and the broken in heart, to put him to death.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— As he loued cursing, so let it come vnto him: as hee delighted not in blessing, so let it be farre from him.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— He loved cursing also, and it shall come upon him; and he took not pleasure in blessing, so it shall be removed far from him.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— As he loved cursing, so let it come unto him: as he delighted not in blessing, so let it be far from him.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
As he loved 157
{0157} Prime
אָהַב
'ahab
{aw-hab'}
A primitive root; to have affection for (sexually or otherwise).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
cursing, 7045
{7045} Prime
קְלָלָה
q@lalah
{kel-aw-law'}
From H7043; vilification.
so let it come 935
{0935} Prime
בּוֹא
bow'
{bo}
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
unto him: as he delighted 2654
{2654} Prime
חָפֵץ
chaphets
{khaw-fates'}
A primitive root; properly to incline to; by implication (literally but rarely) to bend; figuratively to be pleased with, desire.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
in blessing, 1293
{1293} Prime
בְּרָכָה
B@rakah
{ber-aw-kaw'}
From H1288; benediction; by implication prosperity.
so let it be far 7368
{7368} Prime
רָחַק
rachaq
{raw-khak'}
A primitive root; to widen (in any direction), that is, (intransitively) recede or (transitively) remove (literally or figuratively, of place or relation).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
from x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
him.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 109:17-19

_ _ Let his loved sin, cursing, come upon him in punishment (Psalms 35:8), thoroughly fill him as water and oil, permeating to every part of his system (compare Numbers 5:22-27), and become a garment and a girdle for a perpetual dress.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 109:6-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 109:17

Delighted not — In desiring and promoting the welfare of others.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 109:17

As he loved cursing, (i) so let it come unto him: as he delighted not in blessing, so let it be far from him.

(i) Thus the Lord gives to every man the thing in which he delights so that the reprobate cannot accuse God of wrong, when they are given up to their lusts and reprobate minds.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 52:4-5 Thou lovest all devouring words, O [thou] deceitful tongue. ... God shall likewise destroy thee for ever, he shall take thee away, and pluck thee out of [thy] dwelling place, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah.
Psalms 59:12-13 [For] the sin of their mouth [and] the words of their lips let them even be taken in their pride: and for cursing and lying [which] they speak. ... Consume [them] in wrath, consume [them], that they [may] not [be]: and let them know that God ruleth in Jacob unto the ends of the earth. Selah.
Proverbs 14:14 The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man [shall be satisfied] from himself.
Ezekiel 35:6 Therefore, [as] I live, saith the Lord GOD, I will prepare thee unto blood, and blood shall pursue thee: sith thou hast not hated blood, even blood shall pursue thee.
Matthew 7:2 For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.
2 Thessalonians 2:10-11 And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. ... And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:
Revelation 16:6 For they have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and thou hast given them blood to drink; for they are worthy.
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Ps 52:4; 59:12. Pv 14:14. Ezk 35:6. Mt 7:2. 2Th 2:10. Rv 16:6.

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