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Psalms 38:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For in thee, O Jehovah, do I hope: Thou wilt answer, O Lord my God.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For in thee, O LORD, do I hope: thou wilt hear, O Lord my God.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For I hope in You, O LORD; You will answer, O Lord my God.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For in thee, O LORD, do I hope: thou wilt hear, O Lord my God.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For in thee, Jehovah, do I hope: *thou* wilt answer, O Lord my God.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Because, for thee, O Yahweh, have I waited, Thou, wilt answer, O Adonay, my God!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Because for Thee, O Jehovah, I have waited, Thou dost answer, O Lord my God.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For in thee, O Lord, have I hoped: thou wilt hear me, O Lord my God.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For in thee, O LORD, doe I hope: thou wilt heare, O Lord my God.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For I hoped in thee, O Lord: thou wilt hear, O Lord my God.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For in thee, O Yahweh, do I hope: thou wilt hear, O Yahweh my Elohim.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
in thee, O Yhw יָהוֶה, 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
do I hope: 3176
{3176} Prime
A primitive root; to wait; by implication to be patient, hope.
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
thou x859
(0859) Complement
A primitive pronoun of the second person; thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you.
wilt hear, 6030
{6030} Prime
A primitive root; properly to eye or (generally) to heed, that is, pay attention; by implication to respond; by extension to begin to speak; specifically to sing, shout, testify, announce.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
O Yhw יָהוֶה 136
{0136} Prime
An emphatic form of H0113; the Lord (used as a proper name of God only).
my lhm אֱלֹהִים. 430
{0430} Prime
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.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 38:15-17

_ _ for he is confident the

_ _ Lord — literally, “Sovereign” (to whom he was a servant), would answer his prayer (Psalms 3:4; Psalms 4:1), and not permit their triumph in his partial halting, of which he was in danger.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 38:12-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
in thee:
etc. or, thee do I wait for


Psalms 39:7 And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope [is] in thee.
Psalms 123:1-3 [[A Song of degrees.]] Unto thee lift I up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens. ... Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon us: for we are exceedingly filled with contempt.

or, answer,
Psalms 138:3 In the day when I cried thou answeredst me, [and] strengthenedst me [with] strength in my soul.

Here also, instead of adonay, one hundred and two manuscripts read yehowah, "Jehovah."
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