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Psalms 139:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Even the darkness hideth not from thee, But the night shineth as the day: The darkness and the light are both alike [to thee].
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light [are] both alike [to thee].
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Even the darkness is not dark to You, And the night is as bright as the day. Darkness and light are alike [to You].
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Yes, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light [are] both alike [to thee].
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Even darkness hideth not from thee, and the night shineth as the day: the darkness is as the light.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Even darkness, will not conceal from thee,—but, night, like day, will shine, So is the darkness, as the light!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Also darkness hideth not from Thee, And night as day shineth, as [is] darkness so [is] light.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But darkness shall not be dark to thee, and night shall be light all the day: the darkness thereof, and the light thereof are alike to thee.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Yea the darkenesse hideth not from thee, but the night shineth as the day: the darknes and the light [are] both alike [to thee].
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For darkness will not be darkness with thee; but night will be light as day: as its darkness, so shall its light [be to thee].
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light [are] both alike [to thee].

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Yea, x1571
(1571) Complement
גַּם
gam
{gam}
By contraction from an unused root meaning to gather; properly assemblage; used only adverbially also, even, yea, though; often repeated as correlation both... and.
the darkness 2822
{2822} Prime
חֹשֶׁךְ
choshek
{kho-shek'}
From H2821; the dark; hence (literally) darkness; figuratively misery, destruction, death, ignorance, sorrow, wickedness.
hideth 2821
{2821} Prime
חָשַׁךְ
chashak
{khaw-shak'}
A primitive root; to be dark (as withholding light); transitively to darken.
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
from x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
thee; but the night 3915
{3915} Prime
לַיִל
layil
{lah'-yil}
From the same as H3883; properly a twist (away of the light), that is, night; figuratively adversity.
shineth 215
{0215} Prime
אוֹר
'owr
{ore}
A primitive root; to be (causatively make) luminous (literally and metaphorically).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
as the 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).
the darkness 2825
{2825} Prime
חֲשֵׁכָה
chashekah
{khash-ay-kaw'}
From H2821; darkness; figuratively misery.
and the light 219
{0219} Prime
אוֹרָה
'owrah
{o-raw'}
Feminine of H0216; luminousness, that is, (figuratively) prosperity; also a plant (as being bright).
[are] both alike [to thee].
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 139:1-24.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 139:7-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the darkness:

Exodus 14:20 And it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and it was a cloud and darkness [to them], but it gave light by night [to these]: so that the one came not near the other all the night.
Exodus 20:21 And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near unto the thick darkness where God [was].
Job 26:6 Hell [is] naked before him, and destruction hath no covering.
Job 34:22 [There is] no darkness, nor shadow of death, where the workers of iniquity may hide themselves.
Daniel 2:22 He revealeth the deep and secret things: he knoweth what [is] in the darkness, and the light dwelleth with him.
Hebrews 4:13 Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things [are] naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do.

hideth not:
Heb. darkeneth not

the darkness:
etc. Heb. as is the darkness, so is the light
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Ex 14:20; 20:21. Jb 26:6; 34:22. Dn 2:22. He 4:13.

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