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Psalms 32:10 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Many sorrows shall be to the wicked; But he that trusteth in Jehovah, lovingkindness shall compass him about.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Many sorrows [shall be] to the wicked: but he that trusteth in the LORD, mercy shall compass him about.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Many are the sorrows of the wicked, But he who trusts in the LORD, lovingkindness shall surround him.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Many sorrows [shall be] to the wicked: but he that trusteth in the LORD, mercy shall encompass him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Many sorrows hath the wicked; but he that confideth in Jehovah, loving-kindness shall encompass him.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Many pains, hath the lawless one,—But, he that trusteth in Yahweh, Lovingkindness, shall compass him about.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Many [are] the pains of the wicked; As to him who is trusting in Jehovah, Kindness doth compass him.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Many are the scourges of the sinner, but mercy shall encompass him that hopeth in the Lord.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Many sorrowes [shall be] to the wicked: but he that trusteth in the LORD, mercy shall compasse him about.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Many are the scourges of the sinner: but him that hopes in the Lord mercy shall compass about.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Many sorrows [shall be] to the wicked: but he that trusteth in Yahweh, mercy shall compass him about.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Many 7227
{7227} Prime
By contraction from H7231; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality).
sorrows 4341
{4341} Prime
From H3510; anguish or (figuratively) affliction.
[shall be] to the wicked: 7563
{7563} Prime
From H7561; morally wrong; concretely an (actively) bad person.
but he that trusteth 982
{0982} Prime
A primitive root; properly to hie for refuge (but not so precipitately as H2620); figuratively to trust, be confident or sure.
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
in Yhw יָהוֶה, 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
mercy 2617
{2617} Prime
From H2616; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety; rarely (by opprobrium) reproof, or (subjectively) beauty.
shall compass y5437
[5437] Standard
A primitive root; to revolve, surround or border; used in various applications, literally and figuratively.
<8779> Grammar
Stem - Poel (See H8845)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 29
him about. x5437
(5437) Complement
A primitive root; to revolve, surround or border; used in various applications, literally and figuratively.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 32:10

_ _ The sorrows of the impenitent contrasted with the peace and safety secured by God’s mercy.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 32:7-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 32:10

Sorrows — This is an argument to enforce the foregoing admonition.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Psalms 16:4 Their sorrows shall be multiplied [that] hasten [after] another [god]: their drink offerings of blood will I not offer, nor take up their names into my lips.
Psalms 34:19-21 Many [are] the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth him out of them all. ... Evil shall slay the wicked: and they that hate the righteous shall be desolate.
Psalms 140:11 Let not an evil speaker be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow [him].
Proverbs 13:21 Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repayed.
Ecclesiastes 8:12 Though a sinner do evil an hundred times, and his [days] be prolonged, yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that fear God, which fear before him:
Isaiah 3:11 Woe unto the wicked! [it shall be] ill [with him]: for the reward of his hands shall be given him.
Isaiah 57:21 [There is] no peace, saith my God, to the wicked.
Romans 2:8-9 But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath, ... Tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew first, and also of the Gentile;
1 Timothy 6:10 For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.


Psalms 2:12 Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish [from] the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed [are] all they that put their trust in him.
Psalms 5:12 For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as [with] a shield.
Psalms 34:8 O taste and see that the LORD [is] good: blessed [is] the man [that] trusteth in him.
Psalms 40:4 Blessed [is] that man that maketh the LORD his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.
Psalms 84:12 O LORD of hosts, blessed [is] the man that trusteth in thee.
Psalms 146:5 Happy [is he] that [hath] the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope [is] in the LORD his God:
Psalms 147:11 The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.
Proverbs 16:20 He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the LORD, happy [is] he.
Isaiah 12:2-3 Behold, God [is] my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH [is] my strength and [my] song; he also is become my salvation. ... Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation.
Jeremiah 17:7-8 Blessed [is] the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is. ... For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and [that] spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.
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Ps 2:12; 5:12; 16:4; 34:8, 19; 40:4; 84:12; 140:11; 146:5; 147:11. Pv 13:21; 16:20. Ec 8:12. Is 3:11; 12:2; 57:21. Jr 17:7. Ro 2:8. 1Ti 6:10.

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Believing God will love us as he says he will means that at every turn we are guarded with goodness, kindness, and faithfulness. Encircled with the mercy of God, because he is able to keep that which is entrusted to him. Ps.103:11 For as the heaven is high above the earth so great is his mercy toward them that fear him. Ps.33:18 Behold the eye of the Lord is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy.
- Jack Straw (12/14/2011 12:16:34 PM)
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