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Psalms 136:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The sun to rule by day; For his lovingkindness [endureth] for ever;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The sun to rule by day: for his mercy [endureth] for ever:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The sun to rule by day, For His lovingkindness is everlasting,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The sun to rule by day: for his mercy [endureth] for ever:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The sun for rule over the day, for his loving-kindness [endureth] for ever,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The sun to rule the day, For, age-abiding, is his lovingkindness.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— The sun to rule by day, For to the age [is] His kindness.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The sun to rule the day: for his mercy endureth for ever.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The sunne to rule by day: for his mercy [endureth] for euer.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The sun to rule by day; for his mercy [endures] for ever.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The sun to rule by day: for his mercy [endureth] for ever:

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
The sun 8121
{8121} Prime
שֶׁמֶשׁ
shemesh
{sheh'-mesh}
From an unused root meaning to be brilliant; the sun; by implication the east; figuratively a ray, that is, (architecturally) a notched battlement.
to rule 4475
{4475} Prime
מֶמְשָׁלָה
memshalah
{mem-shaw-law'}
Feminine of H4474; rule; also (concretely in plural) a realm or a ruler.
by day: 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
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 mercy 2617
{2617} Prime
חֶסֶד
checed
{kheh'-sed}
From H2616; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety; rarely (by opprobrium) reproof, or (subjectively) beauty.
[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.
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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
The sun:

Psalms 148:3 Praise ye him, sun and moon: praise him, all ye stars of light.
Jeremiah 31:35 Thus saith the LORD, which giveth the sun for a light by day, [and] the ordinances of the moon and of the stars for a light by night, which divideth the sea when the waves thereof roar; The LORD of hosts [is] his name:
Matthew 5:45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.

to rule:
Heb. for the rulings
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