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Psalms 144:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Whose mouth speaketh deceit, And whose right hand is a right hand of falsehood.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Whose mouth speaketh vanity, and their right hand [is] a right hand of falsehood.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Whose mouths speak deceit, And whose right hand is a right hand of falsehood.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Whose mouth speaketh vanity, and their right hand [is] a right hand of falsehood.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Whose mouth speaketh vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Whose mouth, hath spoken deceit, and, whose right hand, is a right hand of falsehood.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Because their mouth hath spoken vanity, And their right hand [is] a right hand of falsehood.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Whose mouth hath spoken vanity: and their right hand is the right hand of iniquity.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Whose mouth speaketh vanitie: and their right hand [is] a right hand of falshood.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— whose mouth has spoken vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of iniquity.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Whose mouth speaketh vanity, and their right hand [is] a right hand of falsehood.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Whose x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
mouth 6310
{6310} Prime
פֶּה
peh
{peh}
From H6284; the mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literally or figuratively (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to.
speaketh 1696
{1696} Prime
דִּבֵּר
dabar
{daw-bar'}
A primitive root; perhaps properly to arrange; but used figuratively (of words) to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue.
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
vanity, 7723
{7723} Prime
שָׁוְא
shav'
{shawv}
From the same as H7722 in the sense of desolating; evil (as destructive), literally (ruin) or morally (especially guile); figuratively idolatry (as false, subjectively), uselessness (as deceptive, objectively; also adverbially in vain).
and their right hand 3225
{3225} Prime
יָמִין
yamiyn
{yaw-meen'}
From H3231; the right hand or side (leg, eye) of a person or other object (as the stronger and more dexterous); locally, the south.
[is] a right hand 3225
{3225} Prime
יָמִין
yamiyn
{yaw-meen'}
From H3231; the right hand or side (leg, eye) of a person or other object (as the stronger and more dexterous); locally, the south.
of falsehood. 8267
{8267} Prime
שֶׁקֶר
sheqer
{sheh'-ker}
From H8266; an untruth; by implication a sham (often adverbially).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 144:1-15.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 144:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 144:8

Vanity — Vain brags and threatenings which shall come to nothing. Falsehood — Deceiving themselves, by being unable to do what they designed; and others, by not giving them that help which they promised.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 144:8

Whose mouth speaketh vanity, and their right hand [is] a right hand (g) of falsehood.

(g) For though they shake hands, they do not keep their promises.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
mouth:

Psalms 10:7 His mouth is full of cursing and deceit and fraud: under his tongue [is] mischief and vanity.
Psalms 12:2 They speak vanity every one with his neighbour: [with] flattering lips [and] with a double heart do they speak.
Psalms 41:6 And if he come to see [me], he speaketh vanity: his heart gathereth iniquity to itself; [when] he goeth abroad, he telleth [it].
Psalms 58:3 The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they be born, speaking lies.
Psalms 62:4 They only consult to cast [him] down from his excellency: they delight in lies: they bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah.
Psalms 109:2-3 For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue. ... They compassed me about also with words of hatred; and fought against me without a cause.
Isaiah 59:5-7 They hatch cockatrice' eggs, and weave the spider's web: he that eateth of their eggs dieth, and that which is crushed breaketh out into a viper. ... Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood: their thoughts [are] thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction [are] in their paths.

their right hand:

Isaiah 44:20 He feedeth on ashes: a deceived heart hath turned him aside, that he cannot deliver his soul, nor say, [Is there] not a lie in my right hand?
Matthew 5:30 And if thy right hand offend thee, cut it off, and cast [it] from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not [that] thy whole body should be cast into hell.
Revelation 13:16-17 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: ... And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
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Ps 10:7; 12:2; 41:6; 58:3; 62:4; 109:2. Is 44:20; 59:5. Mt 5:30. Rv 13:16.

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