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Psalms 31:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Let me not be put to shame, O Jehovah; for I have called upon thee: Let the wicked be put to shame, let them be silent in Sheol.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Let me not be ashamed, O LORD; for I have called upon thee: let the wicked be ashamed, [and] let them be silent in the grave.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Let me not be put to shame, O LORD, for I call upon You; Let the wicked be put to shame, let them be silent in Sheol.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Let me not be ashamed, O LORD; for I have called upon thee: let the wicked be ashamed, and let them be silent in the grave.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Jehovah, let me not be ashamed; for I have called upon thee: let the wicked be ashamed, let them be silent in Sheol.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— O Yahweh! let me not be ashamed, For I have called upon thee, Let the lawless be ashamed, Go down in silence to hades!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— O Jehovah, let me not be ashamed, For I have called Thee, let the wicked be ashamed, Let them become silent to Sheol.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Let me not be confounded, O Lord, for I have called upon thee. Let the wicked be ashamed, and be brought down to hell.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Let mee not be ashamed, O LORD, for I haue called vpon thee: let the wicked be ashamed, [and] let them be silent in the graue.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— O Lord, let me not be ashamed, for I have called upon thee: let the ungodly be ashamed, and brought down to the grave{gr.Hades}.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Let me not be ashamed, O Yahweh; for I have called upon thee: let the wicked be ashamed, [and] let them be silent in the grave.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Let me 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.
be ashamed, 954
{0954} Prime
בּושׁ
buwsh
{boosh}
A primitive root; properly to pale, that is, by implication to be ashamed; also (by implication) to be disappointed, or delayed.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
O 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 x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
I have called y7121
[7121] Standard
קָרָא
qara'
{kaw-raw'}
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
upon x7121
(7121) Complement
קָרָא
qara'
{kaw-raw'}
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
thee: let the wicked 7563
{7563} Prime
רָשָׁע
rasha`
{raw-shaw'}
From H7561; morally wrong; concretely an (actively) bad person.
be ashamed, 954
{0954} Prime
בּושׁ
buwsh
{boosh}
A primitive root; properly to pale, that is, by implication to be ashamed; also (by implication) to be disappointed, or delayed.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
[and] let them be silent 1826
{1826} Prime
דָּמַם
damam
{daw-man'}
A primitive root (compare H1724, H1820); to be dumb; by implication to be astonished, to stop; also to perish.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
in the grave. 7585
{7585} Prime
שְׁאוֹל
sh@'owl
{sheh-ole'}
From H7592; hades or the world of the dead (as if a subterranian retreat), including its accessories and inmates.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 31:14-18.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 31:9-18.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 31:17

Let me not be ashamed, O LORD; for I have called upon thee: let the wicked be ashamed, [and] let them be (m) silent in the grave.

(m) Let death destroy them to the intent that they may hurt no more.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Let me:

Psalms 31:1 [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] In thee, O LORD, do I put my trust; let me never be ashamed: deliver me in thy righteousness.
Psalms 25:2-3 O my God, I trust in thee: let me not be ashamed, let not mine enemies triumph over me. ... Yea, let none that wait on thee be ashamed: let them be ashamed which transgress without cause.
Psalms 34:5 They looked unto him, and were lightened: and their faces were not ashamed.
Psalms 69:6-7 Let not them that wait on thee, O Lord GOD of hosts, be ashamed for my sake: let not those that seek thee be confounded for my sake, O God of Israel. ... Because for thy sake I have borne reproach; shame hath covered my face.
Isaiah 50:6-7 I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair: I hid not my face from shame and spitting. ... For the Lord GOD will help me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed.
Joel 2:26-27 And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of the LORD your God, that hath dealt wondrously with you: and my people shall never be ashamed. ... And ye shall know that I [am] in the midst of Israel, and [that] I [am] the LORD your God, and none else: and my people shall never be ashamed.

wicked:

Psalms 6:10 Let all mine enemies be ashamed and sore vexed: let them return [and] be ashamed suddenly.
Psalms 35:4 Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul: let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise my hurt.
Psalms 35:26 Let them be ashamed and brought to confusion together that rejoice at mine hurt: let them be clothed with shame and dishonour that magnify [themselves] against me.
Psalms 40:14-15 Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil. ... Let them be desolate for a reward of their shame that say unto me, Aha, aha.
Psalms 70:2-3 Let them be ashamed and confounded that seek after my soul: let them be turned backward, and put to confusion, that desire my hurt. ... Let them be turned back for a reward of their shame that say, Aha, aha.
Psalms 71:24 My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.
Psalms 83:16-17 Fill their faces with shame; that they may seek thy name, O LORD. ... Let them be confounded and troubled for ever; yea, let them be put to shame, and perish:
Isaiah 41:11-12 Behold, all they that were incensed against thee shall be ashamed and confounded: they shall be as nothing; and they that strive with thee shall perish. ... Thou shalt seek them, and shalt not find them, [even] them that contended with thee: they that war against thee shall be as nothing, and as a thing of nought.
Isaiah 45:16-17 They shall be ashamed, and also confounded, all of them: they shall go to confusion together [that are] makers of idols. ... [But] Israel shall be saved in the LORD with an everlasting salvation: ye shall not be ashamed nor confounded world without end.
Isaiah 65:13-14 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD, Behold, my servants shall eat, but ye shall be hungry: behold, my servants shall drink, but ye shall be thirsty: behold, my servants shall rejoice, but ye shall be ashamed: ... Behold, my servants shall sing for joy of heart, but ye shall cry for sorrow of heart, and shall howl for vexation of spirit.
Jeremiah 20:11 But the LORD [is] with me as a mighty terrible one: therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail: they shall be greatly ashamed; for they shall not prosper: [their] everlasting confusion shall never be forgotten.
Daniel 12:2 And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame [and] everlasting contempt.

them:

Psalms 115:17 The dead praise not the LORD, neither any that go down into silence.
1 Samuel 2:9 He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.
Matthew 22:12-13 And he saith unto him, Friend, how camest thou in hither not having a wedding garment? And he was speechless. ... Then said the king to the servants, Bind him hand and foot, and take him away, and cast [him] into outer darkness; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

silent in the grave:
or, cut off for the grave
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1S 2:9. Ps 6:10; 25:2; 31:1; 34:5; 35:4, 26; 40:14; 69:6; 70:2; 71:24; 83:16; 115:17. Is 41:11; 45:16; 50:6; 65:13. Jr 20:11. Dn 12:2. Jol 2:26. Mt 22:12.

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