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Psalms 36:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— How precious is thy lovingkindness, O God! And the children of men take refuge under the shadow of thy wings.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— How excellent [is] thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— How precious is Your lovingkindness, O God! And the children of men take refuge in the shadow of Your wings.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— How excellent [is] thy loving-kindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— How precious is thy loving-kindness, O God! So the sons of men take refuge under the shadow of thy wings.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— How precious thy lovingkindness, O God,—Therefore, the sons of men, under the shadow of thy wings, seek refuge:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— How precious [is] Thy kindness, O God, And the sons of men In the shadow of Thy wings do trust.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— O how hast thou multiplied thy mercy, O God! But the children of men shall put their trust under the covert of thy wings.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— How excellent [is] thy louing kindnesse, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust vnder the shadowe of thy wings.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— How hast thou multiplied thy mercy, O God! so the children of men shall trust in the shelter of thy wings.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— How excellent [is] thy lovingkindness, O Elohim! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
How x4100
(4100) Complement
מָּה
mah
{maw}
A primitive particle; properly interrogitive what? (including how?, why? and when?); but also exclamations like what! (including how!), or indefinitely what (including whatever, and even relatively that which); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjugational senses.
excellent 3368
{3368} Prime
יָקָר
yaqar
{yaw-kawr'}
From H3365; valuable (objectively or subjectively).
[is] thy lovingkindness, 2617
{2617} Prime
חֶסֶד
checed
{kheh'-sed}
From H2616; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety; rarely (by opprobrium) reproof, or (subjectively) beauty.
O lhm אֱלֹהִים! 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods 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.
therefore the children 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
of men 120
{0120} Prime
אָדָם
'adam
{aw-dawm'}
From H0119; ruddy, that is, a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.).
put their trust 2620
{2620} Prime
חָסַה
chacah
{khaw-saw'}
A primitive root; to flee for protection (compare H0982); figuratively to confide in.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
under the shadow 6738
{6738} Prime
צֵל
tsel
{tsale}
From H6751; shade, whether literally or figuratively.
of thy wings. 3671
{3671} Prime
כָּנָף
kanaph
{kaw-nawf'}
From H3670; an edge or extremity; specifically (of a bird or army) a wing, (of a garment or bed clothing) a flap, (of the earth) a quarter, (of a building) a pinnacle.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 36:7

_ _ shadow of thy wings — (Compare Deuteronomy 32:11; Psalms 91:1).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 36:5-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 36:7

Loving — kindness — Though all thine attributes be excellent, yet, above all, thy mercy is most excellent, or precious and amiable.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Psalms 31:19 [Oh] how great [is] thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee; [which] thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee before the sons of men!
Psalms 86:5 For thou, Lord, [art] good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee.
Psalms 86:15 But thou, O Lord, [art] a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth.
Psalms 145:7-8 They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness, and shall sing of thy righteousness. ... The LORD [is] gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.
Exodus 34:6 And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,
John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
1 John 3:1 Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.
1 John 4:9-10 In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him. ... Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son [to be] the propitiation for our sins.

excellent:
Heb. precious,
Psalms 139:17 How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! how great is the sum of them!
1 Peter 2:6-7 Wherefore also it is contained in the scripture, Behold, I lay in Sion a chief corner stone, elect, precious: and he that believeth on him shall not be confounded. ... Unto you therefore which believe [he is] precious: but unto them which be disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner,
2 Peter 1:4 Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

put their:

Psalms 17:8 Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of thy wings,
Psalms 57:1 [[To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David, when he fled from Saul in the cave.]] Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until [these] calamities be overpast.
Psalms 63:7 Because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice.
Psalms 91:4 He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth [shall be thy] shield and buckler.
Ruth 2:12 The LORD recompense thy work, and a full reward be given thee of the LORD God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to trust.
Luke 13:34 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which killest the prophets, and stonest them that are sent unto thee; how often would I have gathered thy children together, as a hen [doth gather] her brood under [her] wings, and ye would not!
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Ex 34:6. Ru 2:12. Ps 17:8; 31:19; 57:1; 63:7; 86:5, 15; 91:4; 139:17; 145:7. Lk 13:34. Jn 3:16. 1P 2:6. 2P 1:4. 1Jn 3:1; 4:9.

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