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Psalms 37:25 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— I have been young, and now am old; Yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, Nor his seed begging bread.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— I have been young, and [now] am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— I have been young and now I am old, Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken Or his descendants begging bread.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— I have been young, and [now] am old; yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— I have been young, and now am old, and I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed seeking bread:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Young, have I been, moreover am old,—Yet have I not seen, A righteous man forsaken, Nor his seed begging bread:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Young I have been, I have also become old, And I have not seen the righteous forsaken, And his seed seeking bread.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— I have been young and now am old; and I have not seen the just forsaken, nor his seed seeking bread.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— I haue bene yong, and [now] am old; yet haue I not seene the righteous forsaken, nor his seede begging bread.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— I was [once] young, indeed I am now old; yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed seeking bread.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— I have been young, and [now] am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
I have been 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).
young, 5288
{5288} Prime
נַעַר
na`ar
{nah'-ar}
From H5287; (concretely) a boy (as active), from the age of infancy to adolescence; by implication a servant; also (by interchange of sex), a girl (of similar latitude in age).
and x1571
(1571) Complement
גַּם
gam
{gam}
By contraction from an unused root meaning to gather; properly assemblage; used only adverbially also, even, yea, though; often repeated as correlation both... and.
[now] am old; 2204
{2204} Prime
זָקֵן
zaqen
{zaw-kane'}
A primitive root; to be old.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
yet have I not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
seen 7200
{7200} Prime
רָאָה
ra'ah
{raw-aw'}
A primitive root; to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitively, intransitively and causatively).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
the righteous 6662
{6662} Prime
צַדִּיק
tsaddiyq
{tsad-deek'}
From H6663; just.
forsaken, 5800
{5800} Prime
עָזַב
`azab
{aw-zab'}
A primitive root; to loosen, that is, relinquish, permit, etc.
z8737
<8737> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 793
nor his seed 2233
{2233} Prime
זֶרַע
zera`
{zeh'-rah}
From H2232; seed; figuratively fruit, plant, sowing time, posterity.
begging 1245
{1245} Prime
בּקשׁ
baqash
{baw-kash'}
A primitive root; to search out (by any method; specifically in worship or prayer); by implication to strive after.
z8764
<8764> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 685
bread. 3899
{3899} Prime
לֶחֶם
lechem
{lekh'-em}
From H3898; food (for man or beast), especially bread, or grain (for making it).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 37:21-33.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 37:25

Forsaken — These temporal promises, were more express to the Jews in the times of the Old Testament, than to Christians.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 37:25

I have been young, and [now] am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his (r) seed begging bread.

(r) Though the just man die, yet God's blessings are extended to his posterity and though God suffer some just man to lack temporal benefits, yet he recompenses him with spiritual treasures.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
I have:

Psalms 71:9 Cast me not off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength faileth.
Psalms 71:18 Now also when I am old and grayheaded, O God, forsake me not; until I have shewed thy strength unto [this] generation, [and] thy power to every one [that] is to come.
Job 32:6-7 And Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite answered and said, I [am] young, and ye [are] very old; wherefore I was afraid, and durst not shew you mine opinion. ... I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.
Acts 21:16 There went with us also [certain] of the disciples of Caesarea, and brought with them one Mnason of Cyprus, an old disciple, with whom we should lodge.
Philemon 1:8-9 Wherefore, though I might be much bold in Christ to enjoin thee that which is convenient, ... Yet for love's sake I rather beseech [thee], being such an one as Paul the aged, and now also a prisoner of Jesus Christ.

yet:

Psalms 37:28 For the LORD loveth judgment, and forsaketh not his saints; they are preserved for ever: but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.
Psalms 94:14 For the LORD will not cast off his people, neither will he forsake his inheritance.
Joshua 1:5 There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life: as I was with Moses, [so] I will be with thee: I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.
1 Samuel 12:22 For the LORD will not forsake his people for his great name's sake: because it hath pleased the LORD to make you his people.
Isaiah 13:16 Their children also shall be dashed to pieces before their eyes; their houses shall be spoiled, and their wives ravished.
2 Corinthians 4:9 Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed;
Hebrews 12:5-6 And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him: ... For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.
Hebrews 13:5 [Let your] conversation [be] without covetousness; [and be] content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.

nor his seed:

Psalms 25:13 His soul shall dwell at ease; and his seed shall inherit the earth.
Psalms 59:15 Let them wander up and down for meat, and grudge if they be not satisfied.
Psalms 109:10 Let his children be continually vagabonds, and beg: let them seek [their bread] also out of their desolate places.
Psalms 112:2 His seed shall be mighty upon earth: the generation of the upright shall be blessed.
Genesis 17:7 And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.
Job 15:23 He wandereth abroad for bread, [saying], Where [is it]? he knoweth that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.
Proverbs 13:22 A good [man] leaveth an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner [is] laid up for the just.
Luke 1:53-55 He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away. ... As he spake to our fathers, to Abraham, and to his seed for ever.
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Gn 17:7. Jsh 1:5. 1S 12:22. Jb 15:23; 32:6. Ps 25:13; 37:28; 59:15; 71:9, 18; 94:14; 109:10; 112:2. Pv 13:22. Is 13:16. Lk 1:53. Ac 21:16. 2Co 4:9. Phm 1:8. He 12:5; 13:5.

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