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Psalms 43:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Oh send out thy light and thy truth; let them lead me: Let them bring me unto thy holy hill, And to thy tabernacles.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— O send out Your light and Your truth, let them lead me; Let them bring me to Your holy hill And to Your dwelling places.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me to thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Send out thy light and thy truth: *they* shall lead me, *they* shall bring me to thy holy mount, and unto thy habitations.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Send forth thy light and thy faithfulness, Let, them, lead me, Let them bring me into thy holy mountain, and into thy habitations:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Send forth Thy light and Thy truth, They—they lead me, they bring me in, Unto Thy holy hill, and unto Thy tabernacles.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Sent forth thy light and thy truth: they have conducted me, and brought me unto thy holy hill, and into thy tabernacles.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— O send out thy light & thy trueth; let them leade mee, let them bring mee vnto thy holy hill, and to thy Tabernacles.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Send forth thy light and thy truth: they have led me, and brought me to thy holy mountain, and to thy tabernacles.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
O send out 7971
{7971} Prime
שָׁלַח
shalach
{shaw-lakh'}
A primitive root; to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications).
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
thy light 216
{0216} Prime
אוֹר
'owr
{ore}
From H0215; illumination or (concretely) luminary (in every sense, including lightning, happiness, etc.).
and thy truth: 571
{0571} Prime
אֱמֶת
'emeth
{eh'-meth}
Contracted from H0539; stability; figuratively certainty, truth, trustworthiness.
let them x1992
(1992) Complement
הֵם
hem
{haym}
Masculine plural from H1931; they (only used when emphatic).
lead 5148
{5148} Prime
נָחָה
nachah
{naw-khaw'}
A primitive root; to guide; by implication to transport (into exile, or as colonists).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
me; let them bring 935
{0935} Prime
בּוֹא
bow'
{bo}
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
me unto x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
thy holy 6944
{6944} Prime
קֹדֶשׁ
qodesh
{ko'-desh}
From H6942; a sacred place or thing; rarely abstractly sanctity.
hill, 2022
{2022} Prime
הַר
har
{har}
A shortened form of H2042; a mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively).
and to x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
thy tabernacles. 4908
{4908} Prime
מִשְׁכָּן
mishkan
{mish-kawn'}
From H7931; a residence (including a shepherd's hut, the lair of animals, figuratively the grave; also the Temple); specifically the Tabernacle (properly its wooden walls).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 43:3

_ _ light — as in Psalms 27:1.

_ _ truth — or, “faithfulness” (Psalms 25:5), manifest it by fulfilling promises. Light and truth are personified as messengers who will bring him to the privileged place of worship.

_ _ tabernacles — plural, in allusion to the various courts.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 43:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 43:3

Send out — That is, actually discover them. Truth — Thy favour, or the light of thy countenance, and the truth of thy promises made to me; or the true — light, the illumination of thy spirit, and the direction of thy gracious providence, whereby I may be led in the right way, to thy holy hill. Hill — Of Zion, the place of God's presence and worship.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 43:3

O send out thy (c) light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles.

(c) That is, your favour which appears by the performance of your promises.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
send:

Psalms 40:11 Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O LORD: let thy lovingkindness and thy truth continually preserve me.
Psalms 57:3 He shall send from heaven, and save me [from] the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his truth.
Psalms 97:11 Light is sown for the righteous, and gladness for the upright in heart.
Psalms 119:105 NUN. Thy word [is] a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.
2 Samuel 15:20 Whereas thou camest [but] yesterday, should I this day make thee go up and down with us? seeing I go whither I may, return thou, and take back thy brethren: mercy and truth [be] with thee.
Micah 7:8 Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD [shall be] a light unto me.
Micah 7:20 Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob, [and] the mercy to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.
John 1:4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men.
John 1:17 For the law was given by Moses, [but] grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

lead:

Psalms 25:4-5 Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. ... Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou [art] the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.
Psalms 143:10 Teach me to do thy will; for thou [art] my God: thy spirit [is] good; lead me into the land of uprightness.
Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. ... In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

thy holy:

Psalms 2:6 Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion.
Psalms 3:4 I cried unto the LORD with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah.
Psalms 68:15-16 The hill of God [is as] the hill of Bashan; an high hill [as] the hill of Bashan. ... Why leap ye, ye high hills? [this is] the hill [which] God desireth to dwell in; yea, the LORD will dwell [in it] for ever.
Psalms 78:68 But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved.
Psalms 132:13-14 For the LORD hath chosen Zion; he hath desired [it] for his habitation. ... This [is] my rest for ever: here will I dwell; for I have desired it.

tabernacles:

1 Chronicles 16:1 So they brought the ark of God, and set it in the midst of the tent that David had pitched for it: and they offered burnt sacrifices and peace offerings before God.
1 Chronicles 16:39 And Zadok the priest, and his brethren the priests, before the tabernacle of the LORD in the high place that [was] at Gibeon,
1 Chronicles 21:29 For the tabernacle of the LORD, which Moses made in the wilderness, and the altar of the burnt offering, [were] at that season in the high place at Gibeon.
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2S 15:20. 1Ch 16:1, 39; 21:29. Ps 2:6; 3:4; 25:4; 40:11; 57:3; 68:15; 78:68; 97:11; 119:105; 132:13; 143:10. Pv 3:5. Mi 7:8, 20. Jn 1:4, 17.

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