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Psalms 68:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— God is unto us a God of deliverances; And unto Jehovah the Lord belongeth escape from death.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— [He that is] our God [is] the God of salvation; and unto GOD the Lord [belong] the issues from death.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— God is to us a God of deliverances; And to GOD the Lord belong escapes from death.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— [He that is] our God [is] the God of salvation; and to GOD the Lord [belong] the issues from death.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Our *God is the *God of salvation; and with Jehovah, the Lord, are the goings forth [even] from death.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The GOD we have, is a GOD of saving deeds, And, due to Yahweh, My Lord, are escapes from death.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— God Himself [is] to us a God for deliverances, And Jehovah Lord hath the outgoings of death.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Our God is the God of salvation: and of the Lord, of the Lord are the issues from death.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Hee that [is] our God, [is] the God of saluation; and vnto GOD the Lord [belong] the issues from death.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Our God is the God of salvation; and to the Lord belong the issues from death.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— [He that is] our El [is] the El of salvation; and unto Yahweh Adonay [belong] the issues from death.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
[He that is] our l אֵל 410
{0410} Prime
Shortened from H0352; strength; as adjective mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity).
[is] the l אֵל 410
{0410} Prime
Shortened from H0352; strength; as adjective mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity).
of salvation; 4190
{4190} Prime
From H3467; deliverance.
and unto Yhw יָהוֶה 3069
{3069} Prime
A variation of H3068 (used after H0136, and pronounced by Jews as H0430, in order to prevent the repetition of the same sound, since they elsewhere pronounce H3068 as H0136).
ny אֲדֹנָי 136
{0136} Prime
An emphatic form of H0113; the Lord (used as a proper name of God only).
[belong] the issues 8444
{8444} Prime
From H3318; (only in plural collective) exit, that is, (geographical) boundary, or (figuratively) deliverance, (actively) source.
from death. 4194
{4194} Prime
From H4191; death (natural or violent); concretely the dead, their place or state (hades); figuratively pestilence, ruin.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 68:19-21.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 68:15-21.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 68:20

Issues — Escapes or deliverances.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 68:20

[He that is] our God [is] the God of salvation; and unto GOD the Lord [belong] the (p) issues from death.

(p) Even in most extreme dangers, God has infinite ways to deliver his.

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Isaiah 12:2 Behold, God [is] my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH [is] my strength and [my] song; he also is become my salvation.
Isaiah 45:17-22 [But] Israel shall be saved in the LORD with an everlasting salvation: ye shall not be ashamed nor confounded world without end. ... Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I [am] God, and [there is] none else.
Hosea 1:7 But I will have mercy upon the house of Judah, and will save them by the LORD their God, and will not save them by bow, nor by sword, nor by battle, by horses, nor by horsemen.
John 4:22 Ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation is of the Jews.


Psalms 118:17-18 I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD. ... The LORD hath chastened me sore: but he hath not given me over unto death.
Deuteronomy 32:39 See now that I, [even] I, [am] he, and [there is] no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither [is there any] that can deliver out of my hand.
1 Samuel 2:6 The LORD killeth, and maketh alive: he bringeth down to the grave, and bringeth up.
John 5:21 For as the Father raiseth up the dead, and quickeneth [them]; even so the Son quickeneth whom he will.
John 5:23 That all [men] should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He that honoureth not the Son honoureth not the Father which hath sent him.
John 5:28-29 Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, ... And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.
John 11:25-26 Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: ... And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?
Hebrews 2:14-15 Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil; ... And deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.
Revelation 1:18 I [am] he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.
Revelation 20:1 And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.


Proverbs 4:23 Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it [are] the issues of life.
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