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Psalms 37:18 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Jehovah knoweth the days of the perfect; And their inheritance shall be for ever.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The LORD knoweth the days of the upright: and their inheritance shall be for ever.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The LORD knows the days of the blameless, And their inheritance will be forever.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The LORD knoweth the days of the upright: and their inheritance shall be for ever.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Jehovah knoweth the days of the perfect; and their inheritance shall be for ever:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Yahweh knoweth the days of the blameless, that, their inheritance, unto times age-abiding, shall continue.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Jehovah knoweth the days of the perfect, And their inheritance is—to the age.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The Lord knoweth the days of the undefiled; and their inheritance shall be for ever.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The LORD knoweth the dayes of the vpright: and their inheritance shall be for euer.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The Lord knows the ways of the perfect; and their inheritance shall be for ever.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Yahweh knoweth the days of the upright: and their inheritance shall be for ever.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
knoweth 3045
{3045} Prime
ידע
yada`
{yaw-dah'}
A primitive root; to know (properly to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively instruction, designation, punishment, etc.).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
the days 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
of the upright: 8549
{8549} Prime
תָּמִים
tamiym
{taw-meem'}
From H8552; entire (literally, figuratively or morally); also (as noun) integrity, truth.
and their inheritance 5159
{5159} Prime
נַחֲלָה
nachalah
{nakh-al-aw'}
From H5157 (in its usual sense); properly something inherited, that is, (abstractly) occupancy, or (concretely) an heirloom; generally an estate, patrimony or portion.
shall be x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
for ever. 5769
{5769} Prime
עוֹלָם
`owlam
{o-lawm'}
From H5956; properly concealed, that is, the vanishing point; generally time out of mind (past or future), that is, (practically) eternity; frequentative adverbially (especially with prepositional prefix) always.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 37:18-19

_ _ God, who knows His people’s changes, provides against evil and supplies all their need.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 37:7-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 37:18

Knoweth — Observes with care and affection. The days — All things which befal them, their dangers and fears, and suffering. For ever — To them and their seed for ever: and when they die their inheritance is not lost, but exchanged for one infinitely better.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 37:18

The LORD (l) knoweth the days of the upright: and their inheritance shall be for ever.

(l) God knows what dangers hang over his, and by what means to deliver them.

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knoweth:

Psalms 1:6 For the LORD knoweth the way of the righteous: but the way of the ungodly shall perish.
Psalms 31:7 I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy: for thou hast considered my trouble; thou hast known my soul in adversities;
Matthew 6:32 (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.
2 Timothy 2:19 Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.

the days:

Psalms 37:13 The Lord shall laugh at him: for he seeth that his day is coming.
Psalms 31:15 My times [are] in thy hand: deliver me from the hand of mine enemies, and from them that persecute me.
Psalms 49:5 Wherefore should I fear in the days of evil, [when] the iniquity of my heels shall compass me about?
Deuteronomy 33:25 Thy shoes [shall be] iron and brass; and as thy days, [so shall] thy strength [be].
Matthew 24:21-24 For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be. ... For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if [it were] possible, they shall deceive the very elect.
2 Timothy 3:1-5 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. ... Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.
2 Timothy 4:2-4 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. ... And they shall turn away [their] ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.
Revelation 11:3-5 And I will give [power] unto my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred [and] threescore days, clothed in sackcloth. ... And if any man will hurt them, fire proceedeth out of their mouth, and devoureth their enemies: and if any man will hurt them, he must in this manner be killed.

their:

Psalms 16:11 Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence [is] fulness of joy; at thy right hand [there are] pleasures for evermore.
Psalms 21:4 He asked life of thee, [and] thou gavest [it] him, [even] length of days for ever and ever.
Psalms 73:24 Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel, and afterward receive me [to] glory.
Psalms 103:17 But the mercy of the LORD [is] from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children;
Isaiah 60:21 Thy people also [shall be] all righteous: they shall inherit the land for ever, the branch of my planting, the work of my hands, that I may be glorified.
Romans 5:21 That as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord.
Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin [is] death; but the gift of God [is] eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
1 Peter 1:4-5 To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you, ... Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
1 John 2:25 And this is the promise that he hath promised us, [even] eternal life.
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Dt 33:25. Ps 1:6; 16:11; 21:4; 31:7, 15; 37:13; 49:5; 73:24; 103:17. Is 60:21. Mt 6:32; 24:21. Ro 5:21; 6:23. 2Ti 2:19; 3:1; 4:2. 1P 1:4. 1Jn 2:25. Rv 11:3.

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