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Psalms 68:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— God setteth the solitary in families: He bringeth out the prisoners into prosperity; But the rebellious dwell in a parched land.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— God setteth the solitary in families: he bringeth out those which are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a dry [land].
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— God makes a home for the lonely; He leads out the prisoners into prosperity, Only the rebellious dwell in a parched land.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— God setteth the solitary in families: he bringeth out those who are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a dry [land].
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— God maketh the solitary into families; those that were bound he bringeth out into prosperity: but the rebellious dwell in a parched [land].
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— God, is he that causeth the solitary to dwell in a home, That bringeth out prisoners into prosperity, But, the rebellious, have made their habitation in a sunburnt land.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— God—causing the lonely to dwell at home, Bringing out bound ones into prosperity, Only—the refractory have inhabited a dry place.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— God who maketh men of one manner to dwell in a house: Who bringeth out them that were bound in strength; in like manner them that provoke, that dwell in sepulchres.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— God setteth the solitary in families: hee bringeth out those which are bound with chaines, but the rebellious dwell in a dry land.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— God settles the solitary in a house; leading forth prisoners mightily, also them that act provokingly, [even] them that dwell in tombs.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Elohim setteth the solitary in families: he bringeth out those which are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a dry [land].

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
lhm אֱלֹהִים 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
setteth 3427
{3427} Prime
יָשַׁב
yashab
{yaw-shab'}
A primitive root; properly to sit down (specifically as judge, in ambush, in quiet); by implication to dwell, to remain; causatively to settle, to marry.
z8688
<8688> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 857
the solitary 3173
{3173} Prime
יָחִיד
yachiyd
{yaw-kheed'}
From H3161; properly united, that is, sole; by implication beloved; also lonely; (feminine) the life (as not to be replace).
in families: 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
he bringeth out 3318
{3318} Prime
יָצָא
yatsa'
{yaw-tsaw'}
A primitive root; to go (causatively bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proximate.
z8688
<8688> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 857
those which are bound 615
{0615} Prime
אָסִיר
'aciyr
{aw-sere'}
From H0631; bound, that is, a captive.
with chains: 3574
{3574} Prime
כּוֹשָׁרָה
kowsharah
{ko-shaw-raw'}
From H3787; prosperity; in plural freedom.
but x389
(0389) Complement
אַךְ
'ak
{ak}
Akin to H0403; a particle of affirmation, surely; hence (by limitation) only.
the rebellious 5637
{5637} Prime
סָרַר
carar
{saw-rar'}
A primitive root; to turn away, that is, (morally) be refractory.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
dwell 7931
{7931} Prime
שָׁכַן
shakan
{shaw-kan'}
A primitive root (apparently akin (by transmutation) to H7901 through the idea of lodging; compare H5531 and H7925); to reside or permanently stay (literally or figuratively).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
in a dry 6707
{6707} Prime
צְחִיחָה
ts@chiychah
{tsekh-ee-khaw'}
Feminine of H6706; a parched region, that is, the desert.
[land].
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 68:5-6.


Psalms 68:6

_ _ setteth the solitary in families — literally, “settleth the lonely” (as wanderers) “at home.” Though a general truth, there is perhaps allusion to the wandering and settlement of the Israelites.

_ _ rebellious dwell in a dry land — removed from all the comforts of home.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 68:1-6.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 68:6

Rebellious — Those who rebel against God.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 68:6

God (d) setteth the solitary in families: he bringeth out those which are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a (e) dry [land].

(d) He gives children to those who are childless, and increases their families.

(e) Which is devoid of God's blessings, which before they had abused.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
God:

Psalms 107:10 Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, [being] bound in affliction and iron;
Psalms 107:41 Yet setteth he the poor on high from affliction, and maketh [him] families like a flock.
Psalms 113:9 He maketh the barren woman to keep house, [and to be] a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the LORD.
1 Samuel 2:5 [They that were] full have hired out themselves for bread; and [they that were] hungry ceased: so that the barren hath born seven; and she that hath many children is waxed feeble.
Galatians 4:27 For it is written, Rejoice, [thou] barren that bearest not; break forth and cry, thou that travailest not: for the desolate hath many more children than she which hath an husband.

families:
Heb. a house

he bringeth:

Psalms 107:10 Such as sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, [being] bound in affliction and iron;
Psalms 107:14 He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, and brake their bands in sunder.
Psalms 146:7 Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners:
Isaiah 61:1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD [is] upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to [them that are] bound;
Acts 12:6-25 And when Herod would have brought him forth, the same night Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains: and the keepers before the door kept the prison. ... And Barnabas and Saul returned from Jerusalem, when they had fulfilled [their] ministry, and took with them John, whose surname was Mark.

the rebellious:

Psalms 107:34 A fruitful land into barrenness, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.
Psalms 107:40 He poureth contempt upon princes, and causeth them to wander in the wilderness, [where there is] no way.
Deuteronomy 28:23-24 And thy heaven that [is] over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee [shall be] iron. ... The LORD shall make the rain of thy land powder and dust: from heaven shall it come down upon thee, until thou be destroyed.
Hosea 2:3 Lest I strip her naked, and set her as in the day that she was born, and make her as a wilderness, and set her like a dry land, and slay her with thirst.
Malachi 1:3 And I hated Esau, and laid his mountains and his heritage waste for the dragons of the wilderness.
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Dt 28:23. 1S 2:5. Ps 107:10, 14, 34, 40, 41; 113:9; 146:7. Is 61:1. Ho 2:3. Mal 1:3. Ac 12:6. Ga 4:27.

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