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Psalms 41:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— An evil disease, [say they], cleaveth fast unto him; And now that he lieth he shall rise up no more.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— An evil disease, [say they], cleaveth fast unto him: and [now] that he lieth he shall rise up no more.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “A wicked thing is poured out upon him, That when he lies down, he will not rise up again.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— An evil disease, [say they], cleaveth fast to him: and [now] that he lieth he shall rise no more.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— A thing of Belial cleaveth fast unto him; and now that he is laid down, he will rise up no more.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— An infliction of the Abandoned One hath been fixed upon him, and, now that he hath lien down, he will not again rise.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— A thing of Belial is poured out on him, And because he lay down he riseth not again.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— They determined against me an unjust word: shall he that sleepeth rise again no more?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— An euill disease, [say they], cleaueth fast vnto him; and [now] that he lyeth, he shall rise vp no more.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— They denounced a wicked word against me, [saying], Now that he lies, shall he not rise up again?
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— An evil disease, [say they], cleaveth fast unto him: and [now] that he lieth he shall rise up no more.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
An evil 1100
{1100} Prime
בְּלִיַּעַל
b@liya`al
{bel-e-yah'-al}
From H1097 and H3276; without profit, worthlessness; by extension destruction, wickedness (often in connection with H0376, H0802, H1121, etc.).
disease, 1697
{1697} Prime
דָּבָר
dabar
{daw-baw'}
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
[say they], cleaveth fast 3332
{3332} Prime
יָצַק
yatsaq
{yaw-tsak'}
A primitive root; properly to pour out (transitively or intransitively); by implication to melt or cast as metal; by extension to place firmly, to stiffen or grow hard.
z8803
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
unto him: and [now] that x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
he lieth 7901
{7901} Prime
שָׁכַב
shakab
{shaw-kab'}
A primitive root; to lie down (for rest, sexual connection, decease or any other purpose).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
he shall rise up 6965
{6965} Prime
קוּם
quwm
{koom}
A primitive root; to rise (in various applications, literally, figuratively, intensively and causatively).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
no x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
more. 3254
{3254} Prime
יָסַף
yacaph
{yaw-saf'}
A primitive root; to add or augment (often adverbially to continue to do a thing).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 41:7-8.


Psalms 41:8

_ _ An evil disease — literally, “a word of Belial,” some slander.

_ _ cleaveth — literally, “poured on him.”

_ _ that he liethwho has now laid down, “he is utterly undone and our victory is sure.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 41:5-13.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 41:8

(f) An evil disease, [say they], cleaveth fast unto him: and [now] that he lieth he shall rise up no more.

(f) The enemies thought by his sharp punishments that God had become his mortal enemy.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
An evil disease:
Heb. A thing of Belial,
Psalms 38:3-7 [There is] no soundness in my flesh because of thine anger; neither [is there any] rest in my bones because of my sin. ... For my loins are filled with a loathsome [disease]: and [there is] no soundness in my flesh.
Job 2:7-8 So went Satan forth from the presence of the LORD, and smote Job with sore boils from the sole of his foot unto his crown. ... And he took him a potsherd to scrape himself withal; and he sat down among the ashes.
Luke 13:16 And ought not this woman, being a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan hath bound, lo, these eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the sabbath day?

and:

Psalms 3:2 Many [there be] which say of my soul, [There is] no help for him in God. Selah.
Psalms 71:11 Saying, God hath forsaken him: persecute and take him; for [there is] none to deliver [him].
Matthew 27:41-46 Likewise also the chief priests mocking [him], with the scribes and elders, said, ... And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?
Matthew 27:63-64 Saying, Sir, we remember that that deceiver said, while he was yet alive, After three days I will rise again. ... Command therefore that the sepulchre be made sure until the third day, lest his disciples come by night, and steal him away, and say unto the people, He is risen from the dead: so the last error shall be worse than the first.
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Jb 2:7. Ps 3:2; 38:3; 71:11. Mt 27:41, 63. Lk 13:16.

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