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Psalms 124:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: The snare is broken, and we are escaped.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Our soul has escaped as a bird out of the snare of the trapper; The snare is broken and we have escaped.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Our soul hath escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare [is] broken, and we have escaped.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we have escaped.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Our soul, as a bird, hath escaped from the snare of the fowlers, The snare, is broken, and, we, are escaped:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Our soul as a bird hath escaped from a snare of fowlers, The snare was broken, and we have escaped.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Our soul hath been delivered as a sparrow out of the snare of the fowlers. The snare is broken, and we are delivered.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Our soule is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the foulers; the snare is broken, and we are escaped.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Our soul has been delivered as a sparrow from the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are delivered.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Our soul 5315
{5315} Prime
נֶפֶשׁ
nephesh
{neh'-fesh}
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental).
is escaped 4422
{4422} Prime
מָלַט
malat
{maw-lat'}
A primitive root; properly to be smooth, that is, (by implication) to escape (as if by slipperiness); causatively to release or rescue; specifically to bring forth young, emit sparks.
z8738
<8738> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 1429
as a bird 6833
{6833} Prime
צִפּוֹר
tsippowr
{tsip-pore'}
From H6852; a little bird (as hopping).
out of the snare 6341
{6341} Prime
פַּח
pach
{pakh}
From H6351; a (metallic) sheet (as pounded thin); also a spring net (as spread out like a lamina).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
of the fowlers: 3369
{3369} Prime
יָקֹשׁ
yaqosh
{yaw-koshe'}
A primitive root; to ensnare (literally or figuratively).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
the snare 6341
{6341} Prime
פַּח
pach
{pakh}
From H6351; a (metallic) sheet (as pounded thin); also a spring net (as spread out like a lamina).
is broken, 7665
{7665} Prime
שָׁבַר
shabar
{shaw-bar'}
A primitive root; to burst (literally or figuratively).
z8738
<8738> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 1429
and we x587
(0587) Complement
אֲנַחְנוּ
'anachnuw
{an-akh'-noo}
Apparently from H0595; we.
are escaped. 4422
{4422} Prime
מָלַט
malat
{maw-lat'}
A primitive root; properly to be smooth, that is, (by implication) to escape (as if by slipperiness); causatively to release or rescue; specifically to bring forth young, emit sparks.
z8738
<8738> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 1429
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 124:6-7.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 124:6-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 124:7

Our soul is escaped as a bird out of the (d) snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped.

(d) For the wicked not only furiously rage against the faithful, but craftily imagined to destroy them.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Our soul:

1 Samuel 23:26-27 And Saul went on this side of the mountain, and David and his men on that side of the mountain: and David made haste to get away for fear of Saul; for Saul and his men compassed David and his men round about to take them. ... But there came a messenger unto Saul, saying, Haste thee, and come; for the Philistines have invaded the land.
1 Samuel 24:14-15 After whom is the king of Israel come out? after whom dost thou pursue? after a dead dog, after a flea. ... The LORD therefore be judge, and judge between me and thee, and see, and plead my cause, and deliver me out of thine hand.
1 Samuel 25:29 Yet a man is risen to pursue thee, and to seek thy soul: but the soul of my lord shall be bound in the bundle of life with the LORD thy God; and the souls of thine enemies, them shall he sling out, [as out] of the middle of a sling.
2 Samuel 17:2 And I will come upon him while he [is] weary and weak handed, and will make him afraid: and all the people that [are] with him shall flee; and I will smite the king only:
2 Samuel 17:21-22 And it came to pass, after they were departed, that they came up out of the well, and went and told king David, and said unto David, Arise, and pass quickly over the water: for thus hath Ahithophel counselled against you. ... Then David arose, and all the people that [were] with him, and they passed over Jordan: by the morning light there lacked not one of them that was not gone over Jordan.

as a bird:

Psalms 25:15 Mine eyes [are] ever toward the LORD; for he shall pluck my feet out of the net.
Psalms 91:3 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, [and] from the noisome pestilence.
Proverbs 6:5 Deliver thyself as a roe from the hand [of the hunter], and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.
Jeremiah 5:26 For among my people are found wicked [men]: they lay wait, as he that setteth snares; they set a trap, they catch men.
Jeremiah 18:22 Let a cry be heard from their houses, when thou shalt bring a troop suddenly upon them: for they have digged a pit to take me, and hid snares for my feet.
2 Timothy 2:26 And [that] they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will.
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1S 23:26; 24:14; 25:29. 2S 17:2, 21. Ps 25:15; 91:3. Pv 6:5. Jr 5:26; 18:22. 2Ti 2:26.

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