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Psalms 66:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Who holdeth our soul in life, And suffereth not our feet to be moved.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Which holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Who keeps us in life And does not allow our feet to slip.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Who holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Who hath set our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Who hath set our soul among the living, And hath not suffered, our foot, to slip.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Who hath placed our soul in life, And suffered not our feet to be moved.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Who hath set my soul to live: and hath not suffered my feet to be moved:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Which holdeth our soule in life, and suffereth not our feete to be moued.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— who quickens my soul in life, and does not suffer my feet to be moved.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Which holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Which holdeth 7760
{7760} Prime
A primitive root; to put (used in a great variety of applications, literally, figuratively, inferentially and elliptically).
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
our soul 5315
{5315} Prime
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental).
in life, 2416
{2416} Prime
From H2421; alive; hence raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively.
and suffereth 5414
{5414} Prime
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
not x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
our feet 7272
{7272} Prime
From H7270; a foot (as used in walking); by implication a step; by euphemism the pudenda.
to be moved. 4132
{4132} Prime
From H4131; a wavering, that is, fall; by implication a pole (as shaking); hence a yoke (as essentially a bent pole).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 66:8-9.

Psalms 66:9

_ _ holdeth ... in life — literally, “putteth our soul in life”; that is, out of danger (Psalms 30:3; Psalms 49:15).

_ _ to be moved — (Compare Psalms 10:6; Psalms 55:22).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 66:8-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 66:9

Which (f) holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved.

(f) He signifies some special benefit that God had showed to his Church of the Jews, in delivering them from some great danger: of which he promises that the Gentiles will also be partakers.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Heb. putteth,
Psalms 22:29 All [they that be] fat upon earth shall eat and worship: all they that go down to the dust shall bow before him: and none can keep alive his own soul.
1 Samuel 25:29 Yet a man is risen to pursue thee, and to seek thy soul: but the soul of my lord shall be bound in the bundle of life with the LORD thy God; and the souls of thine enemies, them shall he sling out, [as out] of the middle of a sling.
Acts 17:28 For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.
Colossians 3:3-4 For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God. ... When Christ, [who is] our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory.


Psalms 37:23-24 The steps of a [good] man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. ... Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth [him with] his hand.
Psalms 62:2 He only [is] my rock and my salvation; [he is] my defence; I shall not be greatly moved.
Psalms 62:6 He only [is] my rock and my salvation: [he is] my defence; I shall not be moved.
Psalms 94:18 When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O LORD, held me up.
Psalms 112:6 Surely he shall not be moved for ever: the righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance.
Psalms 121:3 He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber.
Psalms 125:3 For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous; lest the righteous put forth their hands unto iniquity.
1 Samuel 2:9 He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.
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1S 2:9; 25:29. Ps 22:29; 37:23; 62:2, 6; 94:18; 112:6; 121:3; 125:3. Ac 17:28. Col 3:3.

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