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Psalms 28:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Hear the voice of my supplications, when I cry unto thee, When I lift up my hands toward thy holy oracle.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Hear the voice of my supplications, when I cry unto thee, when I lift up my hands toward thy holy oracle.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Hear the voice of my supplications when I cry to You for help, When I lift up my hands toward Your holy sanctuary.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Hear the voice of my supplications, when I cry to thee, when I lift my hands towards thy holy oracle.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Hear the voice of my supplications, when I cry unto thee, when I lift up my hands toward the oracle of thy holiness.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Hear the voice of my supplication, when I cry to thee for help, when I lift up my hands toward thy holy shrine.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Hear the voice of my supplications, In my crying unto Thee, In my lifting up my hands toward thy holy oracle.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Hear, O Lord, the voice of my supplication, when I pray to thee; when I lift up my hands to thy holy temple.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Heare the voyce of my supplications, when I cry vnto thee: when I lift vp my handes toward thy holy Oracle.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Hearken to the voice of my supplication, when I pray to thee, when I lift up my hands toward thy holy temple.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Hear the voice of my supplications, when I cry unto thee, when I lift up my hands toward thy holy oracle.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Hear 8085
{8085} Prime
שָׁמַע
shama`
{shaw-mah'}
A primitive root; to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively to tell, etc.).
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
the voice 6963
{6963} Prime
קוֹל
qowl
{kole}
From an unused root meaning to call aloud; a voice or sound.
of my supplications, 8469
{8469} Prime
תַּחֲנוּן
tachanuwn
{takh-an-oon'}
From H2603; earnest prayer.
when I cry 7768
{7768} Prime
שָׁוַע
shava`
{shaw-vah'}
A primitive root; properly to be free; but used only causatively and reflexively to halloo (for help, that is, freedom from some trouble).
z8763
<8763> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 790
unto x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
thee, when I lift up 5375
{5375} Prime
נָשָׂא
nasa'
{naw-saw'}
A primitive root; to lift, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, absolutely and relatively.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
my hands 3027
{3027} Prime
יָד
yad
{yawd}
A primitive word; a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.), in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote.
toward x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
thy holy 6944
{6944} Prime
קֹדֶשׁ
qodesh
{ko'-desh}
From H6942; a sacred place or thing; rarely abstractly sanctity.
oracle. 1687
{1687} Prime
דְּבִיר
d@biyr
{deb-eer'}
From H1696 (apparently in the sense of oracle); the shrine or innermost part of the sanctuary.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 28:2

_ _ lift up my hands — a gesture of prayer (Psalms 63:4; Psalms 141:2).

_ _ oracle — place of speaking (Exodus 25:22; Numbers 7:89), where God answered His people (compare Psalms 5:7).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 28:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 28:2

Towards — Towards the holy of holies, because there the ark was; from whence God gave oracular answers to his people.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 28:2

Hear the voice of my supplications, when I cry unto thee, when I lift up my hands toward thy (b) holy oracle.

(b) He counts himself as a dead man, till God shows his favour toward him, and grants him his petition.

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Psalms 63:4 Thus will I bless thee while I live: I will lift up my hands in thy name.
Psalms 125:5 As for such as turn aside unto their crooked ways, the LORD shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity: [but] peace [shall be] upon Israel.
Psalms 134:2 Lift up your hands [in] the sanctuary, and bless the LORD.
Psalms 141:2 Let my prayer be set forth before thee [as] incense; [and] the lifting up of my hands [as] the evening sacrifice.
Psalms 143:6 I stretch forth my hands unto thee: my soul [thirsteth] after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah.
2 Chronicles 6:13 For Solomon had made a brasen scaffold, of five cubits long, and five cubits broad, and three cubits high, and had set it in the midst of the court: and upon it he stood, and kneeled down upon his knees before all the congregation of Israel, and spread forth his hands toward heaven,
1 Timothy 2:8 I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.

thy holy oracle:
or, the oracle of thy sanctuary,
Psalms 5:7 But as for me, I will come [into] thy house in the multitude of thy mercy: [and] in thy fear will I worship toward thy holy temple.
Psalms 138:2 I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.
1 Kings 6:19 And the oracle he prepared in the house within, to set there the ark of the covenant of the LORD.
1 Kings 6:22-23 And the whole house he overlaid with gold, until he had finished all the house: also the whole altar that [was] by the oracle he overlaid with gold. ... And within the oracle he made two cherubims [of] olive tree, [each] ten cubits high.
1 Kings 8:6-8 And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of the LORD unto his place, into the oracle of the house, to the most holy [place, even] under the wings of the cherubims. ... And they drew out the staves, that the ends of the staves were seen out in the holy [place] before the oracle, and they were not seen without: and there they are unto this day.
1 Kings 8:28-30 Yet have thou respect unto the prayer of thy servant, and to his supplication, O LORD my God, to hearken unto the cry and to the prayer, which thy servant prayeth before thee to day: ... And hearken thou to the supplication of thy servant, and of thy people Israel, when they shall pray toward this place: and hear thou in heaven thy dwelling place: and when thou hearest, forgive.
1 Kings 8:38 What prayer and supplication soever be [made] by any man, [or] by all thy people Israel, which shall know every man the plague of his own heart, and spread forth his hands toward this house:
Daniel 6:10 Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.
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1K 6:19, 22; 8:6, 28, 38. 2Ch 6:13. Ps 5:7; 63:4; 125:5; 134:2; 138:2; 141:2; 143:6. Dn 6:10. 1Ti 2:8.

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