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Psalms 123:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Have mercy upon us, O Jehovah, have mercy upon us; For we are exceedingly filled with contempt.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon us: for we are exceedingly filled with contempt.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Be gracious to us, O LORD, be gracious to us, For we are greatly filled with contempt.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon us; for we are exceedingly filled with contempt.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Be gracious unto us, O Jehovah, be gracious unto us; for we are exceedingly filled with contempt.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Show us favour, O Yahweh, show us favour, for, exceedingly, are we sated with contempt:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Favour us, O Jehovah, favour us, For greatly have we been filled with contempt,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Have mercy on us, O Lord, have mercy on us: for we are greatly filled with contempt.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Haue mercy vpon vs, O LORD, haue mercy vpon vs: for we are exceedingly filled with contempt.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Have pity upon us, O Lord, have pity upon us: for we are exceedingly filled with contempt.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Have mercy upon us, O Yahweh, have mercy upon us: for we are exceedingly filled with contempt.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Have mercy y2603
[2603] Standard
חָנַן
chanan
{khaw-nan'}
A primitive root (compare H2583); properly to bend or stoop in kindness to an inferior; to favor, bestow; causatively to implore (that is, move to favor by petition).
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
upon x2603
(2603) Complement
חָנַן
chanan
{khaw-nan'}
A primitive root (compare H2583); properly to bend or stoop in kindness to an inferior; to favor, bestow; causatively to implore (that is, move to favor by petition).
us, O Yhw יָהוֶה, 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
have mercy y2603
[2603] Standard
חָנַן
chanan
{khaw-nan'}
A primitive root (compare H2583); properly to bend or stoop in kindness to an inferior; to favor, bestow; causatively to implore (that is, move to favor by petition).
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
upon x2603
(2603) Complement
חָנַן
chanan
{khaw-nan'}
A primitive root (compare H2583); properly to bend or stoop in kindness to an inferior; to favor, bestow; causatively to implore (that is, move to favor by petition).
us: 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.
we are exceedingly 7227
{7227} Prime
רַב
rab
{rab}
By contraction from H7231; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality).
filled 7646
{7646} Prime
שָׂבַע
saba`
{saw-bah'}
A primitive root; to sate, that is, fill to satisfaction (literally or figuratively).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
with contempt. 937
{0937} Prime
בּוּז
buwz
{booz}
From H0936; disrespect.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 123:3

_ _ contempt — was that of the heathen, and, perhaps, Samaritans (Nehemiah 1:3; Nehemiah 2:19).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 123:1-4.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 123:3

Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon us: for we are (b) exceedingly filled with contempt.

(b) He declares that when the faithful are so full that they cannot endure the oppression and scorning of the wicked any more, there is always help above, if with hungry desires they call for it.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Have mercy:

Psalms 56:1-2 [[To the chief Musician upon Jonathelemrechokim, Michtam of David, when the Philistines took him in Gath.]] Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me. ... Mine enemies would daily swallow [me] up: for [they be] many that fight against me, O thou most High.
Psalms 57:1 [[To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David, when he fled from Saul in the cave.]] Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until [these] calamities be overpast.
Psalms 69:13-16 But as for me, my prayer [is] unto thee, O LORD, [in] an acceptable time: O God, in the multitude of thy mercy hear me, in the truth of thy salvation. ... Hear me, O LORD; for thy lovingkindness [is] good: turn unto me according to the multitude of thy tender mercies.
Luke 18:11-13 The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men [are], extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican. ... And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as [his] eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.

for we are:

Psalms 44:13-16 Thou makest us a reproach to our neighbours, a scorn and a derision to them that are round about us. ... For the voice of him that reproacheth and blasphemeth; by reason of the enemy and avenger.
Psalms 89:50-51 Remember, Lord, the reproach of thy servants; [how] I do bear in my bosom [the reproach of] all the mighty people; ... Wherewith thine enemies have reproached, O LORD; wherewith they have reproached the footsteps of thine anointed.
Nehemiah 4:2-4 And he spake before his brethren and the army of Samaria, and said, What do these feeble Jews? will they fortify themselves? will they sacrifice? will they make an end in a day? will they revive the stones out of the heaps of the rubbish which are burned? ... Hear, O our God; for we are despised: and turn their reproach upon their own head, and give them for a prey in the land of captivity:
Isaiah 53:3 He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were [our] faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not.
Luke 16:14 And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him.
Luke 23:35 And the people stood beholding. And the rulers also with them derided [him], saying, He saved others; let him save himself, if he be Christ, the chosen of God.
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Ne 4:2. Ps 44:13; 56:1; 57:1; 69:13; 89:50. Is 53:3. Lk 16:14; 18:11; 23:35.

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