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Psalms 18:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— At the brightness before him his thick clouds passed, Hailstones and coals of fire.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— At the brightness [that was] before him his thick clouds passed, hail [stones] and coals of fire.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— From the brightness before Him passed His thick clouds, Hailstones and coals of fire.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— At the brightness [that was] before him his thick clouds passed, hail [stones] and coals of fire.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— From the brightness before him his thick clouds passed forth: hail and coals of fire.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Out of the brightness before him, his clouds rolled along, hail, and live coals of fire.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— From the brightness over-against Him His thick clouds have passed on, Hail and coals of fire.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— At the brightness that was before him the clouds passed, hail and coals of fire.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— At the brightnes [that was] before him his thicke clouds passed, haile [stones] and coales of fire.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— At the brightness before him the clouds passed, hail and coals of fire.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— At the brightness [that was] before him his thick clouds passed, hail [stones] and coals of fire.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
At the brightness 5051
{5051} Prime
From H5050; brilliancy (literally or figuratively).
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
[that was] before x5048
(5048) Complement
From H5046; a front, that is, part opposite; specifically a counterpart, or mate; usually (adverbially, especially with preposition) over against or before.
him his thick clouds 5645
{5645} Prime
Masculine and feminine; from H5743; properly an envelope, that is, darkness (or density, 2 Chronicles 4:17); specifically a (scud) cloud; also a copse.
passed, 5674
{5674} Prime
A primitive root; to cross over; used very widely of any transition (literally or figuratively; transitively, intransitively, intensively or causatively); specifically to cover (in copulation).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
hail 1259
{1259} Prime
From H1258; hail.
[stones] and coals 1513
{1513} Prime
From an unused root meaning to glow or kindle; an ember.
of fire. 784
{0784} Prime
A primitive word; fire (literally or figuratively).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 18:12

_ _ Out of this obscurity, which impresses the beholder with awe and dread, He reveals Himself by sudden light and the means of His terrible wrath (Joshua 10:11; Psalms 78:47).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 18:1-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 18:12

At — His glorious and powerful appearance. Passed — Or, passed away, vanished, being dissolved into showers.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Psalms 97:3-4 A fire goeth before him, and burneth up his enemies round about. ... His lightnings enlightened the world: the earth saw, and trembled.
Habakkuk 3:4-5 And [his] brightness was as the light; he had horns [coming] out of his hand: and there [was] the hiding of his power. ... Before him went the pestilence, and burning coals went forth at his feet.
Matthew 17:2 And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light.
Matthew 17:5 While he yet spake, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him.


Exodus 9:23-24 And Moses stretched forth his rod toward heaven: and the LORD sent thunder and hail, and the fire ran along upon the ground; and the LORD rained hail upon the land of Egypt. ... So there was hail, and fire mingled with the hail, very grievous, such as there was none like it in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation.
Joshua 10:11 And it came to pass, as they fled from before Israel, [and] were in the going down to Bethhoron, that the LORD cast down great stones from heaven upon them unto Azekah, and they died: [they were] more which died with hailstones than [they] whom the children of Israel slew with the sword.
2 Samuel 22:13-15 Through the brightness before him were coals of fire kindled. ... And he sent out arrows, and scattered them; lightning, and discomfited them.
Revelation 16:21 And there fell upon men a great hail out of heaven, [every stone] about the weight of a talent: and men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail; for the plague thereof was exceeding great.
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Ex 9:23. Jsh 10:11. 2S 22:13. Ps 97:3. Hab 3:4. Mt 17:2, 5. Rv 16:21.

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