Psalms 3:2 [study!]
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) 
Many there are that say of my soul, There is no help for him in God. Selah.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
Many [there be] which say of my soul, [There is] no help for him in God. Selah.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
Many are saying of my soul, “There is no deliverance for him in God.” Selah.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
Many [there are] who say of my soul, [There is] no help for him in God. Selah.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
Many say of my soul, There is no salvation for him in God. Selah.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
Multitudes, are saying of my soul,No salvation for him in God. [Selah.]
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
Many are saying of my soul, 'There is no salvation for him in God.' Selah.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
Many say to my soul: There is no salvation for him in his God.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) 
Many [there bee which] say of my soule, [There is] no helpe for him in God. Selah.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
Many say concerning my soul, There is no deliverance for him in his God. Pause.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008)  
Many [there be] which say of my soul, [There is] no help for him in Elohim. Selah.
By contraction from H7231
(in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality).
] which say
A primitive root; to say
(used with great latitude).
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814
Count - 5386
of my soul,
; properly a breathing
creature, that is, animal
or (abstractly) vitality
; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental).
As if from a primitive root meaning to be nothing
or not exist
; a non-entity
; generally used as a negative particle.
Feminine passive participle of H3467
; something saved
, that is, (abstractly) deliverance
; hence aid
for him in
Plural of H0433
in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God
; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates
; and sometimes as a superlative.
(of music), that is, pause
_ _ say of my soul that is, “of me” (compare Psalms 25:3). This use of “soul” is common; perhaps it arose from regarding the soul as man’s chief part.
_ _ no help ... in God rejected by Him. This is the bitterest reproach for a pious man, and denotes a spirit of malignant triumph.
_ _ Selah This word is of very obscure meaning. It probably denotes rest or pause, both as to the music and singing, intimating something emphatic in the sentiment (compare Psalms 9:16).
My soul Of me: the soul being commonly put for the person. In God God hath utterly forsaken him. Selah This word is no where used but in this poetical book, and in the song of Habakkuk. Probably it was a musical note, directing the singer either to lift up his voice, to make a pause, or to lengthen the tune. But withal, it is generally placed at some remarkable passage; which gives occasion to think that it served also to quicken the attention of the singer and hearer.
Many [there be] which say of my soul, [There is] no help for him in God. (b) Selah.
(b) Selah here signifies a lifting up of the voice, to cause us to consider the sentence as a thing of great importance.
Psalms 22:7 All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, [saying],
Psalms 42:3 My tears have been my meat day and night, while they continually say unto me, Where [is] thy God?
Psalms 42:10 [As] with a sword in my bones, mine enemies reproach me; while they say daily unto me, Where [is] thy God?
Psalms 71:11 Saying, God hath forsaken him: persecute and take him; for [there is] none to deliver [him].
2 Samuel 16:7-8 And thus said Shimei when he cursed, Come out, come out, thou bloody man, and thou man of Belial: ... The LORD hath returned upon thee all the blood of the house of Saul, in whose stead thou hast reigned; and the LORD hath delivered the kingdom into the hand of Absalom thy son: and, behold, thou [art taken] in thy mischief, because thou [art] a bloody man.
Matthew 27:42-43 He saved others; himself he cannot save. If he be the King of Israel, let him now come down from the cross, and we will believe him. ... He trusted in God; let him deliver him now, if he will have him: for he said, I am the Son of God.
Psalms 3:4 I cried unto the LORD with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah.
Psalms 3:8 Salvation [belongeth] unto the LORD: thy blessing [is] upon thy people. Selah.
Psalms 4:2 O ye sons of men, how long [will ye turn] my glory into shame? [how long] will ye love vanity, [and] seek after leasing? Selah.
Psalms 4:4 Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.
Habakkuk 3:3 God came from Teman, and the Holy One from mount Paran. Selah. His glory covered the heavens, and the earth was full of his praise.
Habakkuk 3:9 Thy bow was made quite naked, [according] to the oaths of the tribes, [even thy] word. Selah. Thou didst cleave the earth with rivers.
Habakkuk 3:13 Thou wentest forth for the salvation of thy people, [even] for salvation with thine anointed; thou woundedst the head out of the house of the wicked, by discovering the foundation unto the neck. Selah.
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