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Psalms 23:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Surely goodness and lovingkindness shall follow me all the days of my life; And I shall dwell in the house of Jehovah for ever.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Surely goodness and lovingkindness will follow me all the days of my life, And I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Surely, goodness and loving-kindness shall follow me all the days of my life; and I will dwell in the house of Jehovah for the length of the days.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Surely, goodness and lovingkindness, will pursue me, all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of Yahweh, evermore.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Only—goodness and kindness pursue me, All the days of my life, And my dwelling [is] in the house of Jehovah, For a length of days!
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And thy mercy will follow me all the days of my life. And that I may dwell in the house of the Lord unto length of days.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Surely goodnes and mercie shall followe me all the daies of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for euer.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Thy mercy also shall follow me all the days of my life: and my dwelling [shall be] in the house of the Lord for a very long time.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of Yahweh for ever.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Surely x389
(0389) Complement
אַךְ
'ak
{ak}
Akin to H0403; a particle of affirmation, surely; hence (by limitation) only.
goodness 2896
{2896} Prime
טוֹב
towb
{tobe}
From H2895; good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well).
and mercy 2617
{2617} Prime
חֶסֶד
checed
{kheh'-sed}
From H2616; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety; rarely (by opprobrium) reproof, or (subjectively) beauty.
shall follow 7291
{7291} Prime
רָדַף
radaph
{raw-daf'}
A primitive root; to run after (usually with hostile intent; figuratively (of time) gone by).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
me all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the days 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
of my life: 2416
{2416} Prime
חַי
chay
{khah'-ee}
From H2421; alive; hence raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively.
and I will dwell 3427
{3427} Prime
יָשַׁב
yashab
{yaw-shab'}
A primitive root; properly to sit down (specifically as judge, in ambush, in quiet); by implication to dwell, to remain; causatively to settle, to marry.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
in the house 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
of Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
for ever. 753
{0753} Prime
אֹרֶךְ
'orek
{o'-rek}
From H0748; length.
3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 23:5-6.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 23:1-6.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 23:6

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the (g) house of the LORD for ever.

(g) He does not set his happiness in the pleasures of this world, but in the fear and service of God.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
goodness:

Psalms 30:11-12 Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness; ... To the end that [my] glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.
Psalms 36:7-10 How excellent [is] thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings. ... O continue thy lovingkindness unto them that know thee; and thy righteousness to the upright in heart.
Psalms 103:17 But the mercy of the LORD [is] from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children;
2 Corinthians 1:10 Who delivered us from so great a death, and doth deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver [us];
2 Timothy 4:18 And the Lord shall deliver me from every evil work, and will preserve [me] unto his heavenly kingdom: to whom [be] glory for ever and ever. Amen.

and I:

Psalms 16:11 Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence [is] fulness of joy; at thy right hand [there are] pleasures for evermore.
Psalms 17:15 As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.
Psalms 73:24-26 Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me [to] glory. ... My flesh and my heart faileth: [but] God [is] the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.
2 Corinthians 5:1 For we know that if our earthly house of [this] tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
Philippians 1:23 For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better:

for ever:
Heb. to length of days,
Psalms 21:4 He asked life of thee, [and] thou gavest [it] him, [even] length of days for ever and ever.
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Ps 16:11; 17:15; 21:4; 30:11; 36:7; 73:24; 103:17. 2Co 1:10; 5:1. Php 1:23. 2Ti 4:18.

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