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Psalms 18:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Then the earth shook and trembled; The foundations also of the mountains quaked And were shaken, because he was wroth.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Then the earth shook and trembled; the foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Then the earth shook and quaked; And the foundations of the mountains were trembling And were shaken, because He was angry.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Then the earth shook and trembled; the foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Then the earth shook and quaked, and the foundations of the mountains trembled and shook, because he was wroth.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then did the earth shake and quake, Even, the foundations of the mountains, were deeply moved, Yea they did shake, because he was angry.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And shake and tremble doth the earth, And foundations of hills are troubled, And they shake—because He hath wrath.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The earth shook and trembled: the foundations of the mountains were troubled and were moved, because he was angry with them.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Then the earth shooke and trembled; the foundations also of the hilles mooued and were shaken, because hee was wroth.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Then the earth shook and quaked, and the foundations of the mountains were disturbed, and were shaken, because God was angry with them.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Then the earth shook and trembled; the foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Then the 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).
shook 1607
{1607} Prime
גָּעַשׁ
ga`ash
{gaw-ash'}
A primitive root to agitate violently.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and trembled; 7493
{7493} Prime
רָעַשׁ
ra`ash
{raw-ash'}
A primitive root; to undulate (as the earth, the sky, etc.; also a field of grain), particularly through fear; specifically to spring (as a locust).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
the foundations 4146
{4146} Prime
מוֹסָדהָ
mowcadah
{mo-saw-daw'}
Feminine of H4144; a foundation.
also of the hills 2022
{2022} Prime
הַר
har
{har}
A shortened form of H2042; a mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively).
moved 7264
{7264} Prime
רָגַז
ragaz
{raw-gaz'}
A primitive root; to quiver (with any violent emotion, especially anger or fear).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and were shaken, 1607
{1607} Prime
גָּעַשׁ
ga`ash
{gaw-ash'}
A primitive root to agitate violently.
z8691
<8691> Grammar
Stem - Hithpael (See H8819)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 533
because 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.
he was wroth. 2734
{2734} Prime
חָרָה
charah
{khaw-raw'}
A primitive root (compare H2787); to glow or grow warm; figuratively (usually) to blaze up, of anger, zeal, jealousy.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 18:7-8

_ _ God’s coming described in figures drawn from His appearance on Sinai (compare Deuteronomy 32:22).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 18:1-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 18:7

Then — Then God appeared on my behalf in a glorious manner, to the terror and confusion of all mine enemies, which is here compared to an earthquake.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 18:7

(d) Then the earth shook and trembled; the foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth.

(d) A description of the wrath of God against his enemies, after he had heard his prayer.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
earth:

Psalms 114:4-7 The mountains skipped like rams, [and] the little hills like lambs. ... Tremble, thou earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob;
Matthew 28:2 And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it.
Acts 4:31 And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they spake the word of God with boldness.
Acts 16:25-26 And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them. ... And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one's bands were loosed.

foundations:

Psalms 46:2 Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea;
Deuteronomy 32:22 For a fire is kindled in mine anger, and shall burn unto the lowest hell, and shall consume the earth with her increase, and set on fire the foundations of the mountains.
Jeremiah 4:24 I beheld the mountains, and, lo, they trembled, and all the hills moved lightly.
Ezekiel 38:19-20 For in my jealousy [and] in the fire of my wrath have I spoken, Surely in that day there shall be a great shaking in the land of Israel; ... So that the fishes of the sea, and the fowls of the heaven, and the beasts of the field, and all creeping things that creep upon the earth, and all the men that [are] upon the face of the earth, shall shake at my presence, and the mountains shall be thrown down, and the steep places shall fall, and every wall shall fall to the ground.
Habakkuk 3:6 He stood, and measured the earth: he beheld, and drove asunder the nations; and the everlasting mountains were scattered, the perpetual hills did bow: his ways [are] everlasting.
Habakkuk 3:10 The mountains saw thee, [and] they trembled: the overflowing of the water passed by: the deep uttered his voice, [and] lifted up his hands on high.
Zechariah 14:4 And his feet shall stand in that day upon the mount of Olives, which [is] before Jerusalem on the east, and the mount of Olives shall cleave in the midst thereof toward the east and toward the west, [and there shall be] a very great valley; and half of the mountain shall remove toward the north, and half of it toward the south.
1 Corinthians 13:2 And though I have [the gift of] prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.
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Dt 32:22. Ps 46:2; 114:4. Jr 4:24. Ezk 38:19. Hab 3:6, 10. Zc 14:4. Mt 28:2. Ac 4:31; 16:25. 1Co 13:2.

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