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Psalms 37:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Delight thyself also in Jehovah; And he will give thee the desires of thy heart.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he will give thee the desires of thy heart.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and delight thyself in Jehovah, and he will give thee the desires of thy heart.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Yea, rest thy delight on Yahweh, that he may give thee the requests of thy heart.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And delight thyself on Jehovah, And He giveth to thee the petitions of thy heart.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Delight in the Lord, and he will give thee the requests of thy heart.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Delight thy selfe also in the LORD; and he shall giue thee the desires of thine heart.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Delight [thyself] in the Lord; and he shall grant thee the requests of thine heart.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Delight thyself also in Yahweh; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Delight y6026
[6026] Standard
A primitive root; to be soft or pliable, that is, (figuratively) effeminate or luxurious.
<8690> Grammar
Stem - Hithpael (See H8819)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 71
thyself x6026
(6026) Complement
A primitive root; to be soft or pliable, that is, (figuratively) effeminate or luxurious.
also in x5921
(5921) Complement
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
Yhw יָהוֶה; 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
and he shall give 5414
{5414} Prime
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
thee the desires 4862
{4862} Prime
From H7592; a request.
of thine heart. 3820
{3820} Prime
A form of H3824; the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre of anything.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 37:4

_ _ desires — (Psalms 20:5; Psalms 21:2), what is lawful and right, really good (Psalms 84:11).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 37:1-6.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 43:4 Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God.
Psalms 104:34 My meditation of him shall be sweet: I will be glad in the LORD.
Job 27:10 Will he delight himself in the Almighty? will he always call upon God?
Job 34:9 For he hath said, It profiteth a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.
Song of Songs 2:3 As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so [is] my beloved among the sons. I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit [was] sweet to my taste.
Isaiah 58:14 Then shalt thou delight thyself in the LORD; and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob thy father: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken [it].
1 Peter 1:8 Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see [him] not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:


Psalms 21:1-2 [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] The king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice! ... Thou hast given him his heart's desire, and hast not withholden the request of his lips. Selah.
Psalms 145:19 He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them.
John 15:7 If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.
John 15:16 Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and [that] your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.
1 John 5:14-15 And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: ... And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.
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Jb 27:10; 34:9. Ps 21:1; 43:4; 104:34; 145:19. So 2:3. Is 58:14. Jn 15:7, 16. 1P 1:8. 1Jn 5:14.

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