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Psalms 40:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But I am poor and needy; [Yet] the Lord thinketh upon me: Thou art my help and my deliverer; Make no tarrying, O my God.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But I [am] poor and needy; [yet] the Lord thinketh upon me: thou [art] my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Since I am afflicted and needy, Let the Lord be mindful of me. You are my help and my deliverer; Do not delay, O my God.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But I [am] poor and needy; [yet] the Lord thinketh upon me: thou [art] my help and my deliverer; make no delay, O my God.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But I am afflicted and needy: the Lord thinketh upon me. Thou art my help and my deliverer: my God, make no delay.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, I, being oppressed and needy, May My Lord devise for me,—My help and my deliverer, thou art! O my God, do not tarry!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And I [am] poor and needy, The Lord doth devise for me. My help and my deliverer [art] Thou, O my God, tarry Thou not.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But I am a beggar and poor: the Lord is careful for me. Thou art my helper and my protector: O my God, be not slack.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But I [am] poore and needy, [yet] the Lord thinketh vpon me: thou [art] my helpe and my deliuerer, make no tarrying, O my God.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— But I am poor and needy; the Lord will take care of me; thou art my helper, and my defender, O my God, delay not.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— But I [am] poor and needy; [yet] Yahweh thinketh upon me: thou [art] my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my Elohim.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But I x589
(0589) Complement
אֲנִי
'aniy
{an-ee'}
Contracted from H0595; I.
[am] poor 6041
{6041} Prime
עָנִי
`aniy
{aw-nee'}
From H6031; depressed, in mind or circumstances (practically the same as H6035 subjectively and H6041 objectively).
and needy; 34
{0034} Prime
אֶבְיוֹן
'ebyown
{eb-yone'}
From H0014, in the sense of want (especially in feeling); destitute.
[yet] Yhw יָהוֶה 136
{0136} Prime
אֲדֹנָי
'Adonay
{ad-o-noy'}
An emphatic form of H0113; the Lord (used as a proper name of God only).
thinketh 2803
{2803} Prime
חָשַׁב
chashab
{khaw-shab'}
A primitive root; properly to plait or interpenetrate, that is, (literally) to weave or (generally) to fabricate; figuratively to plot or contrive (usually in a malicious sense); hence (from the mental effort) to think, regard, value, compute.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
upon me: thou x859
(0859) Complement
אַתָּה
'attah
{at-taw'}
A primitive pronoun of the second person; thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you.
[art] my help 5833
{5833} Prime
עֶזְרָה
`ezrah
{ez-raw'}
Feminine of H5828; aid.
and my deliverer; 6403
{6403} Prime
פָּלַט
palat
{paw-lat'}
A primitive root; to slip out, that is, escape; causatively to deliver.
z8764
<8764> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 685
make no x408
(0408) Complement
אַל
'al
{al}
A negative particle (akin to H3808); not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing.
tarrying, 309
{0309} Prime
אָחַר
'achar
{aw-khar'}
A primitive root; to loiter (that is, be behind); by implication to procrastinate.
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
O my 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.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 40:17

_ _ A summary of his condition and hopes.

_ _ thinketh upon — or provides for me. “He was heard,” “when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears, unto Him that was able to save him from death” [Hebrews 5:7].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 40:11-17.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
I am poor:

Psalms 40:5 Many, O LORD my God, [are] thy wonderful works [which] thou hast done, and thy thoughts [which are] to us-ward: they cannot be reckoned up in order unto thee: [if] I would declare and speak [of them], they are more than can be numbered.
Psalms 34:6 This poor man cried, and the LORD heard [him], and saved him out of all his troubles.
Psalms 69:33 For the LORD heareth the poor, and despiseth not his prisoners.
Psalms 70:5 But I [am] poor and needy: make haste unto me, O God: thou [art] my help and my deliverer; O LORD, make no tarrying.
Isaiah 41:17 [When] the poor and needy seek water, and [there is] none, [and] their tongue faileth for thirst, I the LORD will hear them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them.
Matthew 8:20 And Jesus saith unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air [have] nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay [his] head.
2 Corinthians 8:9 For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.
James 2:5 Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?

the Lord:

1 Peter 2:23 Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed [himself] to him that judgeth righteously:
1 Peter 5:7 Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

help:

Psalms 54:4 Behold, God [is] mine helper: the Lord [is] with them that uphold my soul.
Isaiah 50:7-9 For the Lord GOD will help me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed. ... Behold, the Lord GOD will help me; who [is] he [that] shall condemn me? lo, they all shall wax old as a garment; the moth shall eat them up.
Hebrews 13:6 So that we may boldly say, The Lord [is] my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.

make:

Psalms 143:7-8 Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit. ... Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee.
Revelation 22:20 He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.
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Ps 34:6; 40:5; 54:4; 69:33; 70:5; 143:7. Is 41:17; 50:7. Mt 8:20. 2Co 8:9. He 13:6. Jm 2:5. 1P 2:23; 5:7. Rv 22:20.

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