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Psalms 147:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He sendeth out his commandment upon earth; His word runneth very swiftly.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He sendeth forth his commandment [upon] earth: his word runneth very swiftly.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He sends forth His command to the earth; His word runs very swiftly.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He sendeth forth his commandment [upon] earth: his word runneth very swiftly.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— He sendeth forth his oracles to the earth: his word runneth very swiftly.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Who sendeth his utterance to the earth, How swiftly, runneth his word!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Who is sending forth His saying [on] earth, Very speedily doth His word run.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Who sendeth forth his speech to the earth: his word runneth swiftly.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He sendeth forth his commandement [vpon] earth: his word runneth very swiftly.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— He sends his oracle to the earth: his word will run swiftly.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He sendeth forth his commandment [upon] earth: his word runneth very swiftly.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He sendeth forth 7971
{7971} Prime
שָׁלַח
shalach
{shaw-lakh'}
A primitive root; to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
his commandment 565
{0565} Prime
אִמְרָה
'imrah
{im-raw'}
The second form is the feminine of H0561, and meaning the same.
[upon] earth: 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
his word 1697
{1697} Prime
דָּבָר
dabar
{daw-baw'}
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
runneth 7323
{7323} Prime
רוּץ
ruwts
{roots}
A primitive root; to run (for whatever reason, especially to rush).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
very x5704
(5704) Complement
עַד
`ad
{ad}
Properly the same as H5703 (used as a preposition, adverb or conjugation; especially with a preposition); as far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with).
swiftly. 4120
{4120} Prime
מְהֵרָה
m@herah
{meh-hay-raw'}
Feminine of H4118; properly a hurry; hence (adverbially) promptly.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 147:15-18

_ _ God’s Word, as a swift messenger, executes His purpose, for with Him to command is to perform (Genesis 1:3; Psalms 33:9), and He brings about the wonders of providence as easily as men cast crumbs.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 147:12-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 147:15

Commandment — Which is sufficient without any instruments to execute whatsoever pleaseth him. Swiftly — The thing is done without delay.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 147:15

He sendeth forth his (k) commandment [upon] earth: his word runneth very (l) swiftly.

(k) His secret working in all creatures is as a command to keep them in order and to give them moving and force.

(l) For immediately and without resisting all things obey him.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
sendeth:

Psalms 33:9 For he spake, and it was [done]; he commanded, and it stood fast.
Psalms 107:20 He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered [them] from their destructions.
Psalms 107:25 For he commandeth, and raiseth the stormy wind, which lifteth up the waves thereof.
Job 34:29 When he giveth quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hideth [his] face, who then can behold him? whether [it be done] against a nation, or against a man only:
Job 37:12 And it is turned round about by his counsels: that they may do whatsoever he commandeth them upon the face of the world in the earth.
Jonah 1:4 But the LORD sent out a great wind into the sea, and there was a mighty tempest in the sea, so that the ship was like to be broken.
Matthew 8:8-9 The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof: but speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed. ... For I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me: and I say to this [man], Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth [it].
Matthew 8:13 And Jesus said unto the centurion, Go thy way; and as thou hast believed, [so] be it done unto thee. And his servant was healed in the selfsame hour.

his word:

Psalms 68:11 The Lord gave the word: great [was] the company of those that published [it].
2 Thessalonians 3:1 Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have [free] course, and be glorified, even as [it is] with you:
*marg.
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Jb 34:29; 37:12. Ps 33:9; 68:11; 107:20, 25. Jna 1:4. Mt 8:8, 13. 2Th 3:1.

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