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Psalms 18:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He sent from on high, he took me; He drew me out of many waters.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He sent from above, he took me, he drew me out of many waters.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He sent from on high, He took me; He drew me out of many waters.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He sent from above, he took me, he drew me out of many waters.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— He reached forth from above, he took me, he drew me out of great waters:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— He sent from on high, he took me,—he drew me out of many waters.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— He sendeth from above—He taketh me, He draweth me out of many waters.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He sent from on high, and took me: and received me out of many waters.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He sent from aboue, he tooke me, he drew me out of many waters.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— He sent from on high and took me, he drew me to himself out of many waters.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He sent from above, he took me, he drew me out of many waters.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He sent 7971
{7971} Prime
שָׁלַח
shalach
{shaw-lakh'}
A primitive root; to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
from above, 4791
{4791} Prime
מָרוֹם
marowm
{maw-rome'}
From H7311; altitude, that is, concretely (an elevated place), abstractly (elevation), fig (elation), or adverbial (aloft).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
he took 3947
{3947} Prime
לָקַח
laqach
{law-kakh'}
A primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
me, he drew 4871
{4871} Prime
מָשָׁה
mashah
{maw-shaw'}
A primitive root; to pull out (literally or figuratively).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
me out of many y7227
[7227] Standard
רַב
rab
{rab}
By contraction from H7231; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality).
waters. 4325
{4325} Prime
מַיִם
mayim
{mah'-yim}
Dual of a primitive noun (but used in a singular sense); water; figuratively juice; by euphemism urine, semen.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
x7227
(7227) Complement
רַב
rab
{rab}
By contraction from H7231; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 18:16-19

_ _ from above — As seated on a throne, directing these terrible scenes, God —

_ _ sent — His hand (Psalms 144:7), reached down to His humble worshipper, and delivered him.

_ _ many waters — calamities (Job 30:14; Psalms 124:4, Psalms 124:5).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 18:1-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 18:16

He sent from above, he took me, he drew me out of many (m) waters.

(m) Out of many great dangers.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
He sent:

Psalms 57:3 He shall send from heaven, and save me [from] the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his truth.
Psalms 144:7 Send thine hand from above; rid me, and deliver me out of great waters, from the hand of strange children;

drew:

Psalms 18:43 Thou hast delivered me from the strivings of the people; [and] thou hast made me the head of the heathen: a people [whom] I have not known shall serve me.
Psalms 40:1-3 [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. ... And he hath put a new song in my mouth, [even] praise unto our God: many shall see [it], and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.
Exodus 2:10 And the child grew, and she brought him unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called his name Moses: and she said, Because I drew him out of the water.
2 Samuel 22:17 He sent from above, he took me; he drew me out of many waters;

many waters:
or, great waters,
Jonah 2:5-6 The waters compassed me about, [even] to the soul: the depth closed me round about, the weeds were wrapped about my head. ... I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the earth with her bars [was] about me for ever: yet hast thou brought up my life from corruption, O LORD my God.
Revelation 17:15 And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.
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Ex 2:10. 2S 22:17. Ps 18:43; 40:1; 57:3; 144:7. Jna 2:5. Rv 17:15.

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