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Psalms 5:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: Evil shall not sojourn with thee.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For thou [art] not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For You are not a God who takes pleasure in wickedness; No evil dwells with You.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For thou [art] not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For thou art not a *God that hath pleasure in wickedness; evil shall not sojourn with thee.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, not a GOD finding pleasure in lawlessness, art thou, and wrong can be no guest of thine:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For not a God desiring wickedness [art] Thou, Evil inhabiteth Thee not.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— In the morning I will stand before thee, and I will see: because thou art not a God that willest iniquity.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For thou art not a God [that] hath pleasure in wickednesse: neither shall euill dwell with thee.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For thou art not a god that desires iniquity; neither shall the worker of wickedness dwell with thee.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For thou [art] not an El that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
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.
thou x859
(0859) Complement
אַתָּה
'attah
{at-taw'}
A primitive pronoun of the second person; thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you.
[art] not x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
an “Ėl אֵל 410
{0410} Prime
אֵל
'el
{ale}
Shortened from H0352; strength; as adjective mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity).
that hath pleasure 2655
{2655} Prime
חָפֵץ
chaphets
{khaw-fates'}
From H2654; pleased with.
in wickedness: 7562
{7562} Prime
רֶשַׁע
resha`
{reh'-shah}
From H7561; a wrong (especially moral).
neither x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
shall evil 7451
{7451} Prime
רָע
ra`
{rah}
From H7489; bad or (as noun) evil (naturally or morally). This includes the second (feminine) form; as adjective or noun.
dwell 1481
{1481} Prime
גּוּר
guwr
{goor}
A primitive root; properly to turn aside from the road (for a lodging or any other purpose), that is, sojourn (as a guest); also to shrink, fear (as in a strange place); also to gather for hostility (as afraid).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
with thee.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 5:4

_ _ For, etc. — God only regards sincere worshippers.

_ _ evil — or, “the evil man.”

_ _ dwell — lodge, remain under protection.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 5:1-6.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 5:4

Surely — Thou dost not approve of, nor delight in them, or in their prayers. Dwelt — Have any fellowship with thee.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 5:4

For thou [art] not a God that hath pleasure in (c) wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee.

(c) Seeing that God of nature hates wickedness, he must punish the wicked and save the godly.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
God:

Psalms 50:21 These [things] hast thou done, and I kept silence; thou thoughtest that I was altogether [such an one] as thyself: [but] I will reprove thee, and set [them] in order before thine eyes.
1 Chronicles 29:17 I know also, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. As for me, in the uprightness of mine heart I have willingly offered all these things: and now have I seen with joy thy people, which are present here, to offer willingly unto thee.
Habakkuk 1:13 [Thou art] of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on iniquity: wherefore lookest thou upon them that deal treacherously, [and] holdest thy tongue when the wicked devoureth [the man that is] more righteous than he?
Malachi 2:17 Ye have wearied the LORD with your words. Yet ye say, Wherein have we wearied [him]? When ye say, Every one that doeth evil [is] good in the sight of the LORD, and he delighteth in them; or, Where [is] the God of judgment?

evil:

Psalms 94:20 Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with thee, which frameth mischief by a law?
Psalms 101:7 He that worketh deceit shall not dwell within my house: he that telleth lies shall not tarry in my sight.
Psalms 140:13 Surely the righteous shall give thanks unto thy name: the upright shall dwell in thy presence.
John 14:23 Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.
Hebrews 12:14 Follow peace with all [men], and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord:
2 Peter 3:13 Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.
Revelation 21:23 And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb [is] the light thereof.
Revelation 21:27 And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither [whatsoever] worketh abomination, or [maketh] a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life.
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1Ch 29:17. Ps 50:21; 94:20; 101:7; 140:13. Hab 1:13. Mal 2:17. Jn 14:23. He 12:14. 2P 3:13. Rv 21:23, 27.

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