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Psalms 118:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— I shall not die, but live, And declare the works of Jehovah.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— I will not die, but live, And tell of the works of the LORD.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of Jah.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— I shall not die, but live, That I may recount the doings of Yah.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— I do not die, but live, And recount the works of Jah,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— I shall not die, but live: and shall declare the works of the Lord.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— I shall not die, but liue: and declare the workes of the Lord.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— I shall not die, but live, and recount the works of the Lord.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of Yah.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
I shall not x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
die, 4191
{4191} Prime
A primitive root; to die (literally or figuratively); causatively to kill.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
but x3588
(3588) Complement
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.
live, 2421
{2421} Prime
A prim root (compare H2331, H2424); to live, whether literally or figuratively; causatively to revive.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and declare 5608
{5608} Prime
A primitive root; properly to score with a mark as a tally or record, that is, (by implication) to inscribe, and also to enumerate; intensively to recount, that is, celebrate.
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
the works 4639
{4639} Prime
From H6213; an action (good or bad); generally a transaction; abstractly activity; by implication a product (specifically a poem) or (generally) property.
of Yäh יָה. 3050
{3050} Prime
Contracted for H3068, and meaning the same; Jah, the sacred name.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 118:17-18

_ _ He would live, because confident his life would be for God’s glory.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 118:1-18.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 118:17

I shall not die, but live, and (h) declare the works of the LORD.

(h) So that all, that are both far and near, may see his mighty power.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 6:5 For in death [there is] no remembrance of thee: in the grave who shall give thee thanks?
Isaiah 38:16-20 O Lord, by these [things men] live, and in all these [things is] the life of my spirit: so wilt thou recover me, and make me to live. ... The LORD [was ready] to save me: therefore we will sing my songs to the stringed instruments all the days of our life in the house of the LORD.
Habakkuk 1:12 [Art] thou not from everlasting, O LORD my God, mine Holy One? we shall not die. O LORD, thou hast ordained them for judgment; and, O mighty God, thou hast established them for correction.
John 11:4 When Jesus heard [that], he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby.
Romans 14:7-9 For none of us liveth to himself, and no man dieth to himself. ... For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living.


Psalms 40:5 Many, O LORD my God, [are] thy wonderful works [which] thou hast done, and thy thoughts [which are] to us-ward: they cannot be reckoned up in order unto thee: [if] I would declare and speak [of them], they are more than can be numbered.
Psalms 40:10 I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation: I have not concealed thy lovingkindness and thy truth from the great congregation.
Psalms 71:17-18 O God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works. ... Now also when I am old and grayheaded, O God, forsake me not; until I have shewed thy strength unto [this] generation, [and] thy power to every one [that] is to come.
Psalms 73:28 But [it is] good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all thy works.
Psalms 107:22 And let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works with rejoicing.
Psalms 119:13 With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth.
Psalms 145:4 One generation shall praise thy works to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts.
Jeremiah 51:10 The LORD hath brought forth our righteousness: come, and let us declare in Zion the work of the LORD our God.
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Ps 6:5; 40:5, 10; 71:17; 73:28; 107:22; 119:13; 145:4. Is 38:16. Jr 51:10. Hab 1:12. Jn 11:4. Ro 14:7.

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