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Psalms 24:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— This is the generation of them that seek after him, That seek thy face, [even] Jacob. Selah.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— This [is] the generation of them that seek him, that seek thy face, O Jacob. Selah.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— This is the generation of those who seek Him, Who seek Your face—[even] Jacob. Selah.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— This [is] the generation of them that seek him, that seek thy face, O Jacob. Selah.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— This is the generation of them that seek unto him, that seek thy face, O Jacob. Selah.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— This, is the generation of them who inquire of him, who seek thy face, O God of Jacob. [Selah.]
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— This [is] a generation of those seeking Him. Seeking Thy face, O Jacob! Selah.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— This is the generation of them that seek him, of them that seek the face of the God of Jacob.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— This [is] the generation of them that seeke him: that seeke thy face, O Iacob. Selah.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— This is the generation of them that seek him, that seek the face of the God of Jacob. Pause.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— This [is] the generation of them that seek him, that seek thy face, O Yaaqov. Selah.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
This x2088
(2088) Complement
זֶה
zeh
{zeh}
A primitive word; the masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that.
[is] the generation 1755
{1755} Prime
דּוֹר
dowr
{dore}
From H1752; properly a revolution of time, that is, an age or generation; also a dwelling.
of them that seek 1875
{1875} Prime
דּרשׁ
darash
{daw-rash'}
A primitive root; properly to tread or frequent; usually to follow (for pursuit or search); by implication to seek or ask; specifically to worship.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
him, that seek 1245
{1245} Prime
בּקשׁ
baqash
{baw-kash'}
A primitive root; to search out (by any method; specifically in worship or prayer); by implication to strive after.
z8764
<8764> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 685
thy face, 6440
{6440} Prime
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
O Ya`áköv יַעֲקֹב. 3290
{3290} Prime
יַעֲקֹב
Ya`aqob
{yah-ak-obe'}
From H6117; heel catcher (that is, supplanter); Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch.
Selŕ סֶלָה. 5542
{5542} Prime
סֶלָה
celah
{seh'-law}
From H5541; suspension (of music), that is, pause.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 24:6

_ _ Jacob — By “Jacob,” we may understand God’s people (compare Isaiah 43:22; Isaiah 44:2, etc.), corresponding to “the generation,” as if he had said, “those who seek Thy face are Thy chosen people.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 24:3-6.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 24:6

The generation — The true progeny which God regards. Face — His grace and favour, which is often called God's face.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 24:6

This [is] the (b) generation of them that seek him, that seek thy face, O Jacob. Selah.

(b) Though circumcision separates the carnal seed of Jacob, from the Gentiles, yet he who seeks God, is the true Jacob and an Israelite.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
This is:

Psalms 22:30 A seed shall serve him; it shall be accounted to the Lord for a generation.
Psalms 73:15 If I say, I will speak thus; behold, I should offend [against] the generation of thy children.
Isaiah 53:10 Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him; he hath put [him] to grief: when thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see [his] seed, he shall prolong [his] days, and the pleasure of the LORD shall prosper in his hand.
Romans 4:16 Therefore [it is] of faith, that [it might be] by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed; not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham; who is the father of us all,
1 Peter 2:9 But ye [are] a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

that seek:

Psalms 27:8 [When thou saidst], Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek.
Psalms 105:4 Seek the LORD, and his strength: seek his face evermore.
John 1:47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!

O Jacob:
or, O God of Jacob
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Ps 22:30; 27:8; 73:15; 105:4. Is 53:10. Jn 1:47. Ro 4:16. 1P 2:9.

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