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Psalms 44:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Thou hast made us like sheep [appointed] for food, And hast scattered us among the nations.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thou hast given us like sheep [appointed] for meat; and hast scattered us among the heathen.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— You give us as sheep to be eaten And have scattered us among the nations.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thou hast given us like sheep [appointed] for food; and hast scattered us among the heathen.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Thou hast given us over like sheep [appointed] for meat, and hast scattered us among the nations;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Thou dost give us up like sheep to be devoured, And, amongst the nations, hast thou scattered us.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Thou makest us food like sheep, And among nations Thou hast scattered us.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Thou hast given us up like sheep to be eaten: thou hast scattered us among the nations.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thou hast giuen vs like sheepe [appointed] for meate: and hast scattered vs among the heathen.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Thou madest us as sheep for meat; and thou scatteredst us among the nations.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Thou hast given us like sheep [appointed] for meat; and hast scattered us among the heathen.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thou hast given 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
us like sheep 6629
{6629} Prime
From an unused root meaning to migrate; a collective name for a flock (of sheep or goats); also figuratively (of men).
[appointed] for meat; 3978
{3978} Prime
From H0398; an eatable (including provender, flesh and fruit).
and hast scattered 2219
{2219} Prime
A primitive root (compare H2114); to toss about; by implication to diffuse, winnow.
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
us among the heathen. 1471
{1471} Prime
Apparently from the same root as H1465 (in the sense of massing); a foreign nation; hence a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 44:11

_ _ The Babylonian captivity not necessarily meant. There were others (compare 1 Kings 8:46).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 44:9-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 44:11

Scattered — Those who were not slain are carried into captivity, and dispersed in several places.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 44:11

Thou hast given us (k) like sheep [appointed] for meat; and hast scattered us among the heathen.

(k) Knowing God to be author of this calamity, they murmur not, but seek remedy at his hands who wounded them.

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Jeremiah 12:3 But thou, O LORD, knowest me: thou hast seen me, and tried mine heart toward thee: pull them out like sheep for the slaughter, and prepare them for the day of slaughter.
Romans 8:36 As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.

like sheep appointed for meat:
Heb. as sheep of meat,
Psalms 14:4 Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge? who eat up my people [as] they eat bread, and call not upon the LORD.


Psalms 60:1 [[To the chief Musician upon Shushaneduth, Michtam of David, to teach; when he strove with Aramnaharaim and with Aramzobah, when Joab returned, and smote of Edom in the valley of salt twelve thousand.]] O God, thou hast cast us off, thou hast scattered us, thou hast been displeased; O turn thyself to us again.
Deuteronomy 4:27 And the LORD shall scatter you among the nations, and ye shall be left few in number among the heathen, whither the LORD shall lead you.
Deuteronomy 28:64 And the LORD shall scatter thee among all people, from the one end of the earth even unto the other; and there thou shalt serve other gods, which neither thou nor thy fathers have known, [even] wood and stone.
2 Kings 17:6 In the ninth year of Hoshea the king of Assyria took Samaria, and carried Israel away into Assyria, and placed them in Halah and in Habor [by] the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.
Isaiah 11:11-12 And it shall come to pass in that day, [that] the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea. ... And he shall set up an ensign for the nations, and shall assemble the outcasts of Israel, and gather together the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth.
Jeremiah 32:37 Behold, I will gather them out of all countries, whither I have driven them in mine anger, and in my fury, and in great wrath; and I will bring them again unto this place, and I will cause them to dwell safely:
Ezekiel 34:12 As a shepherd seeketh out his flock in the day that he is among his sheep [that are] scattered; so will I seek out my sheep, and will deliver them out of all places where they have been scattered in the cloudy and dark day.
Luke 21:24 And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led away captive into all nations: and Jerusalem shall be trodden down of the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled.
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Dt 4:27; 28:64. 2K 17:6. Ps 14:4; 60:1. Is 11:11. Jr 12:3; 32:37. Ezk 34:12. Lk 21:24. Ro 8:36.

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