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Psalms 68:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The Lord giveth the word: The women that publish the tidings are a great host.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The Lord gave the word: great [was] the company of those that published [it].
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The Lord gives the command; The women who proclaim the [good] tidings are a great host:
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The Lord gave the word: great [was] the company of those that published [it].
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The Lord gives the word: great the host of the publishers.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Let, My Lord, but give the word, The herald bands, will be a mighty host:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— The Lord doth give the saying, The female proclaimers [are] a numerous host.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The Lord shall give the word to them that preach good tidings with great power.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The Lord gaue the word: great was the company of those that published [it].
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The Lord God will give a word to them that preach [it] in a great company.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Yahweh gave the word: great [was] the company of those that published [it].

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Yhw יָהוֶה 136
{0136} Prime
An emphatic form of H0113; the Lord (used as a proper name of God only).
gave 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
the word: 562
{0562} Prime
The same as H0561.
great 7227
{7227} Prime
By contraction from H7231; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality).
[was] the company 6635
{6635} Prime
From H6633; a mass of persons (or figurative things), especially regularly organized for war (an army); by implication a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically hardship, worship).
of those that published 1319
{1319} Prime
A primitive root; properly to be fresh, that is, full (rosy, figuratively cheerful); to announce (glad news).
<8764> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 685
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 68:11

_ _ gave the word — that is, of triumph.

_ _ company — or, choir of females, celebrating victory (Exodus 15:20).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 68:7-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 68:11

Gave — He put this triumphant song into their mouths.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 68:11

The Lord gave the word: great [was] the company of (h) those that published [it].

(h) The fashion then was that women sang songs after the victory, as did Miriam, Deborah, Judith and others.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 40:3 And he hath put a new song in my mouth, [even] praise unto our God: many shall see [it], and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.
Exodus 14:15 And the LORD said unto Moses, Wherefore criest thou unto me? speak unto the children of Israel, that they go forward:
Exodus 17:9-16 And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose us out men, and go out, fight with Amalek: to morrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the rod of God in mine hand. ... For he said, Because the LORD hath sworn [that] the LORD [will have] war with Amalek from generation to generation.
Judges 4:6-24 And she sent and called Barak the son of Abinoam out of Kedeshnaphtali, and said unto him, Hath not the LORD God of Israel commanded, [saying], Go and draw toward mount Tabor, and take with thee ten thousand men of the children of Naphtali and of the children of Zebulun? ... And the hand of the children of Israel prospered, and prevailed against Jabin the king of Canaan, until they had destroyed Jabin king of Canaan.
Ephesians 4:11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

Heb. army,
Psalms 68:25 The singers went before, the players on instruments [followed] after; among [them were] the damsels playing with timbrels.
Exodus 15:20 And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.
Judges 5:1-31 Then sang Deborah and Barak the son of Abinoam on that day, saying, ... So let all thine enemies perish, O LORD: but [let] them that love him [be] as the sun when he goeth forth in his might. And the land had rest forty years.
Revelation 19:13 And he [was] clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.
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Ex 14:15; 15:20; 17:9. Jg 4:6; 5:1. Ps 40:3; 68:25. Ep 4:11. Rv 19:13.

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