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Psalms 117:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For his lovingkindness is great toward us; And the truth of Jehovah [endureth] for ever. Praise ye Jehovah.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For his merciful kindness is great toward us: and the truth of the LORD [endureth] for ever. Praise ye the LORD.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For His lovingkindness is great toward us, And the truth of the LORD is everlasting. Praise the LORD!
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For his merciful kindness is great towards us: and the truth of the LORD [endureth] for ever. Praise ye the LORD.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For his loving-kindness is great toward us, and the truth of Jehovah [endureth] for ever. Hallelujah!
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For his lovingkindness, hath prevailed over us, and, the faithfulness of Yahweh, is to times age-abiding. Praise ye Yah!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For mighty to us hath been His kindness, And the truth of Jehovah [is] to the age. Praise ye Jah!
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For his mercy is confirmed upon us: and the truth of the Lord remaineth for ever.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For his merciful kindnesse is great toward vs: and the trueth of the LORD [endureth] for euer. Praise ye the Lord.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For his mercy has been abundant toward us: and the truth of the Lord endures for ever.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For his merciful kindness is great toward us: and the truth of Yahweh [endureth] for ever. Praise ye Yah.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
his merciful y2617
[2617] Standard
חֶסֶד
checed
{kheh'-sed}
From H2616; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety; rarely (by opprobrium) reproof, or (subjectively) beauty.
kindness 2617
{2617} Prime
חֶסֶד
checed
{kheh'-sed}
From H2616; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety; rarely (by opprobrium) reproof, or (subjectively) beauty.
is great 1396
{1396} Prime
גָּבַר
gabar
{gaw-bar'}
A primitive root; to be strong; by implication to prevail, act insolently.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
toward x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
us: and the truth 571
{0571} Prime
אֱמֶת
'emeth
{eh'-meth}
Contracted from H0539; stability; figuratively certainty, truth, trustworthiness.
of Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
[endureth] for ever. 5769
{5769} Prime
עוֹלָם
`owlam
{o-lawm'}
From H5956; properly concealed, that is, the vanishing point; generally time out of mind (past or future), that is, (practically) eternity; frequentative adverbially (especially with prepositional prefix) always.
Praise 1984
{1984} Prime
הָלַל
halal
{haw-lal'}
A primitive root; to be clear (originally of sound, but usually of color); to shine; hence to make a show; to boast; and thus to be (clamorously) foolish; to rave; causatively to celebrate; also to stultify.
z8761
<8761> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 446
ye Yh יָה. 3050
{3050} Prime
יָהּ
Yahh
{yaw}
Contracted for H3068, and meaning the same; Jah, the sacred name.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 117:2

_ _ is great toward us — literally, “prevailed over” or “protected us.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 117:1-2.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 117:2

For his merciful kindness is great toward us: and the (a) truth of the LORD [endureth] for ever. Praise ye the LORD.

(a) That is, the most certain and continual testimony of his fatherly graces.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 85:10 Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed [each other].
Psalms 89:1 [[Maschil of Ethan the Ezrahite.]] I will sing of the mercies of the LORD for ever: with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to all generations.
Psalms 100:4-5 Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, [and] into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, [and] bless his name. ... For the LORD [is] good; his mercy [is] everlasting; and his truth [endureth] to all generations.
Isaiah 25:1 O LORD, thou [art] my God; I will exalt thee, I will praise thy name; for thou hast done wonderful [things; thy] counsels of old [are] faithfulness [and] truth.
Micah 7:20 Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob, [and] the mercy to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.
Luke 1:54-55 He hath holpen his servant Israel, in remembrance of [his] mercy; ... As he spake to our fathers, to Abraham, and to his seed for ever.
John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Romans 15:8-9 Now I say that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises [made] unto the fathers: ... And that the Gentiles might glorify God for [his] mercy; as it is written, For this cause I will confess to thee among the Gentiles, and sing unto thy name.
1 John 5:6 This is he that came by water and blood, [even] Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth.
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Ps 85:10; 89:1; 100:4. Is 25:1. Mi 7:20. Lk 1:54. Jn 14:6. Ro 15:8. 1Jn 5:6.

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