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Psalms 26:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Gather not my soul with sinners, Nor my life with men of blood;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my life with bloody men:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Do not take my soul away [along] with sinners, Nor my life with men of bloodshed,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my life with bloody men:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my life with men of blood;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Do not remove, with sinners, my soul, nor, with men of bloodshed, my life;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Do not gather with sinners my soul, And with men of blood my life,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Take not away my soul, O God, with the wicked: nor my life with bloody men:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Gather not my soule with sinners, nor my life with bloody men.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Destroy not my soul together with the ungodly, nor my life with bloody men:
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my life with bloody men:

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Gather 622
{0622} Prime
אסף
'acaph
{aw-saf'}
A primitive root; to gather for any purpose; hence to receive, take away, that is, remove (destroy, leave behind, put up, restore, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
not x408
(0408) Complement
אַל
'al
{al}
A negative particle (akin to H3808); not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing.
my soul 5315
{5315} Prime
נֶפֶשׁ
nephesh
{neh'-fesh}
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental).
with x5973
(5973) Complement
עִם
`im
{eem}
From H6004; adverb or preposition, with (that is, in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English).
sinners, 2400
{2400} Prime
חַטָּא
chatta'
{khat-taw'}
Intensive from H2398; a criminal, or one accounted guilty.
nor 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.
with x5973
(5973) Complement
עִם
`im
{eem}
From H6004; adverb or preposition, with (that is, in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English).
bloody 1818
{1818} Prime
דָּם
dam
{dawm}
From H1826 (compare H0119); blood (as that which when shed causes death) of man or an animal; by analogy the juice of the grape; figuratively (especially in the plural) bloodshed (that is, drops of blood).
men: y582
[0582] Standard
אֱנוֹשׁ
'enowsh
{en-oshe'}
From H0605; properly a mortal (and thus differeing from the more dignified H0120); hence a man in general (singly or collectively). It is often unexpressed in the English Version, especially when used in apposition with another word.
x376
(0376) Complement
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 26:9

_ _ Gather not, etc. — Bring me not to death.

_ _ bloody men — (compare Psalms 5:6).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 26:6-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 26:9

Gather not — Do not bind me up in the same bundle, or put me into the same accursed condition with them.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 26:9

(f) Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my life with bloody men:

(f) Destroy me not in the overthrow of the wicked.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Gather not:
or, Take not away,
Psalms 28:1-3 [[[A Psalm] of David.]] Unto thee will I cry, O LORD my rock; be not silent to me: lest, [if] thou be silent to me, I become like them that go down into the pit. ... Draw me not away with the wicked, and with the workers of iniquity, which speak peace to their neighbours, but mischief [is] in their hearts.
1 Samuel 25:29 Yet a man is risen to pursue thee, and to seek thy soul: but the soul of my lord shall be bound in the bundle of life with the LORD thy God; and the souls of thine enemies, them shall he sling out, [as out] of the middle of a sling.
Malachi 3:18 Then shall ye return, and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serveth God and him that serveth him not.
Matthew 24:51 And shall cut him asunder, and appoint [him] his portion with the hypocrites: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Matthew 25:32 And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth [his] sheep from the goats:
Matthew 25:44 Then shall they also answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, or athirst, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not minister unto thee?
Matthew 25:46 And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal.
Revelation 22:14-15 Blessed [are] they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city. ... For without [are] dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.

bloody men:
Heb. men of blood,
Psalms 51:14 Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: [and] my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness.
Psalms 55:23 But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee.
Psalms 139:19 Surely thou wilt slay the wicked, O God: depart from me therefore, ye bloody men.
1 Samuel 22:18-19 And the king said to Doeg, Turn thou, and fall upon the priests. And Doeg the Edomite turned, and he fell upon the priests, and slew on that day fourscore and five persons that did wear a linen ephod. ... And Nob, the city of the priests, smote he with the edge of the sword, both men and women, children and sucklings, and oxen, and asses, and sheep, with the edge of the sword.
2 Samuel 16:7 And thus said Shimei when he cursed, Come out, come out, thou bloody man, and thou man of Belial:
2 Samuel 21:1 Then there was a famine in the days of David three years, year after year; and David enquired of the LORD. And the LORD answered, [It is] for Saul, and for [his] bloody house, because he slew the Gibeonites.
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1S 22:18; 25:29. 2S 16:7; 21:1. Ps 28:1; 51:14; 55:23; 139:19. Mal 3:18. Mt 24:51; 25:32, 44, 46. Rv 22:14.

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