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Psalms 65:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Iniquities prevail against me: As for our transgressions, thou wilt forgive them.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Iniquities prevail against me: [as for] our transgressions, thou shalt purge them away.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Iniquities prevail against me; As for our transgressions, You forgive them.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Iniquities prevail against me: [as for] our transgressions, thou shalt purge them away.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Iniquities have prevailed against me: our transgressions, thou wilt forgive them.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Iniquitous things, have been too strong for me, As for our transgressions, wilt, thou, by propitiation remove them.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Matters of iniquities were mightier than I, Our transgressions—Thou dost cover them.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The words of the wicked have prevailed over us: and thou wilt pardon our transgressions.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Iniquities preuaile against me: as for our transgressions, thou shalt purge them away.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The words of transgressors have overpowered us; but do thou pardon our sins.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Iniquities prevail against me: [as for] our transgressions, thou shalt purge them away.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Iniquities 1697
{1697} Prime
From H1696; a word; by implication a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially a cause.
{5771} Prime
From H5753; perversity, that is, (moral) evil.
prevail 1396
{1396} Prime
A primitive root; to be strong; by implication to prevail, act insolently.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
against x4480
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
me: [as for] our transgressions, 6588
{6588} Prime
From H6586; a revolt (national, moral or religious).
thou x859
(0859) Complement
A primitive pronoun of the second person; thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you.
shalt purge them away. 3722
{3722} Prime
A primitive root; to cover (specifically with bitumen); figuratively to expiate or condone, to placate or cancel.
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 65:3

_ _ God’s mercy alone delivers us from the burden of iniquities, by purging or expiating by an atonement the transgressions with which we are charged, and which are denoted by —

_ _ Iniquities — or, literally, “Words of iniquities.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 65:1-5.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 65:3

Iniquities (c) prevail against me: [as for] our transgressions, thou shalt purge them away.

(c) He imputes it to his sins and to the sins of the people that God who was accustomed to afflict them withdraws his help from them.

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Heb. Words, or Matters, of Iniquities


Psalms 38:4 For mine iniquities are gone over mine head: as an heavy burden they are too heavy for me.
Psalms 40:12 For innumerable evils have compassed me about: mine iniquities have taken hold upon me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more than the hairs of mine head: therefore my heart faileth me.
2 Samuel 12:7-13 And Nathan said to David, Thou [art] the man. Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, I anointed thee king over Israel, and I delivered thee out of the hand of Saul; ... And David said unto Nathan, I have sinned against the LORD. And Nathan said unto David, The LORD also hath put away thy sin; thou shalt not die.
Micah 7:8-9 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. ... I will bear the indignation of the LORD, because I have sinned against him, until he plead my cause, and execute judgment for me: he will bring me forth to the light, [and] I shall behold his righteousness.
Romans 7:23-25 But I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my members. ... I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then with the mind I myself serve the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin.
Galatians 5:17 For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would.


Psalms 51:2-3 Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. ... For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin [is] ever before me.
Psalms 51:7 Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.
Psalms 79:9 Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy name: and deliver us, and purge away our sins, for thy name's sake.
Isaiah 1:18-19 Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool. ... If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land:
Isaiah 6:7 And he laid [it] upon my mouth, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin purged.
Zechariah 13:1 In that day there shall be a fountain opened to the house of David and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem for sin and for uncleanness.
John 1:29 The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.
Hebrews 9:14 How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
1 John 1:7-9 But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin. ... If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us [our] sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Revelation 1:5 And from Jesus Christ, [who is] the faithful witness, [and] the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,
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2S 12:7. Ps 38:4; 40:12; 51:2, 7; 79:9. Is 1:18; 6:7. Mi 7:8. Zc 13:1. Jn 1:29. Ro 7:23. Ga 5:17. He 9:14. 1Jn 1:7. Rv 1:5.

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