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Psalms 143:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And enter not into judgment with thy servant; For in thy sight no man living is righteous.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight shall no man living be justified.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And do not enter into judgment with Your servant, For in Your sight no man living is righteous.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight shall no man living be justified.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And enter not into judgment with thy servant; for in thy sight no man living shall be justified.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Do not then enter into judgment with thy servant, for no one living, can appear just before thee.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And enter not into judgment with Thy servant, For no one living is justified before Thee.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight no man living shall be justified.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And enter not into iudgement with thy seruant: for in thy sight shall no man liuing be iustified.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And enter not into judgment with thy servant, for in thy sight shall no [man] living be justified.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight shall no man living be justified.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And enter 935
{0935} Prime
בּוֹא
bow'
{bo}
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
not x408
(0408) Complement
אַל
'al
{al}
A negative particle (akin to H3808); not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing.
into judgment 4941
{4941} Prime
מִשְׁפָּט
mishpat
{mish-pawt'}
From H8199; properly a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (particularly) divine law, individual or collectively), including the act, the place, the suit, the crime, and the penalty; abstractly justice, including a particular right, or privilege (statutory or customary), or even a style.
with x854
(0854) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Probably from H0579; properly nearness (used only as a preposition or adverb), near; hence generally with, by, at, among, etc.
thy servant: 5650
{5650} Prime
עֶבֶד
`ebed
{eh'-bed}
From H5647; a servant.
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.
in thy sight 6440
{6440} Prime
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
shall no x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
man x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
living 2416
{2416} Prime
חַי
chay
{khah'-ee}
From H2421; alive; hence raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively.
be justified. 6663
{6663} Prime
צָדַק
tsadaq
{tsaw-dak'}
A primitive root; to be (causatively make) right (in a moral or forensic sense).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 143:2

_ _ enter ... judgment — deal not in strict justice.

_ _ shall no ... justified — or, “is no man justified,” or “innocent” (Job 14:3; Romans 3:20).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 143:1-6.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 143:2

Justified — Upon terms of strict justice.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 143:2

And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy (c) sight shall no man living be justified.

(c) He know that his afflictions were God's messengers to call him to repentance for his sins, though toward his enemies he was innocent, and in God's sight all men are sinners.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
enter not:

Psalms 130:3 If thou, LORD, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand?
Job 14:3 And dost thou open thine eyes upon such an one, and bringest me into judgment with thee?

in thy sight:

Exodus 34:7 Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear [the guilty]; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children's children, unto the third and to the fourth [generation].
Job 4:17 Shall mortal man be more just than God? shall a man be more pure than his maker?
Job 9:2-3 I know [it is] so of a truth: but how should man be just with God? ... If he will contend with him, he cannot answer him one of a thousand.
Job 15:14 What [is] man, that he should be clean? and [he which is] born of a woman, that he should be righteous?
Job 25:4 How then can man be justified with God? or how can he be clean [that is] born of a woman?
Ecclesiastes 7:20 For [there is] not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.
Romans 3:20 Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law [is] the knowledge of sin.
Galatians 2:16 Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.
1 John 1:10 If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.
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Ex 34:7. Jb 4:17; 9:2; 14:3; 15:14; 25:4. Ps 130:3. Ec 7:20. Ro 3:20. Ga 2:16. 1Jn 1:10.

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