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Psalms 69:31 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And it will please Jehovah better than an ox, [Or] a bullock that hath horns and hoofs.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— [This] also shall please the LORD better than an ox [or] bullock that hath horns and hoofs.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And it will please the LORD better than an ox [Or] a young bull with horns and hoofs.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— [This] also shall please the LORD better than an ox [or] bullock that hath horns and hoofs.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And it shall please Jehovah more than an ox,—a bullock with horns and cloven hoofs.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— So shall it be more pleasing to Yahweh than a bullock of the herd, Showing horn [and] divided hoof.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And it is better to Jehovah than an ox, A bullock—horned—hoofed.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And it shall please God better than a young calf, that bringeth forth horns and hoofs.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— [This] also shall please the LORD better then an oxe [or] bullocke that hath hornes and hoofes.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— and [this] shall please God more than a young calf having horns and hoofs.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— [This] also shall please Yahweh better than an ox [or] bullock that hath horns and hoofs.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
[This] also shall please 3190
{3190} Prime
יָטַב
yatab
{yaw-tab'}
A primitive root; to be (causatively) make well, literally (sound, beautiful) or figuratively (happy, successful, right).
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
better y3190
[3190] Standard
יָטַב
yatab
{yaw-tab'}
A primitive root; to be (causatively) make well, literally (sound, beautiful) or figuratively (happy, successful, right).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
than an ox 7794
{7794} Prime
שׁוֹר
showr
{shore}
From H7788; a bullock (as a traveller). wall used by mistake for H7791.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
[or] bullock 6499
{6499} Prime
פַּר
par
{par}
From H6565; a bullock (apparently as breaking forth in wild strength, or perhaps as dividing the hoof).
that hath horns 7160
{7160} Prime
קָרַן
qaran
{kaw-ran'}
A primitive root; to push or gore; used only as denominative from H7161, to shoot out horns; figuratively rays.
z8688
<8688> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 857
and hoofs. 6536
{6536} Prime
פָּרַס
parac
{paw-ras'}
A primitive root; to break in pieces, that is, (usually without violence) to split, distribute.
z8688
<8688> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 857
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 69:30-31.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 69:30-36.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 69:31

This — This hearty sacrifice of praise, is more grateful to God, than the most glorious legal sacrifices. Hath horns — That is both tender and mature, as it is when the horns bud forth, and the hoofs grow hard.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 69:31

[This] also shall please the LORD better than an ox [or] (y) bullock that hath horns and hoofs.

(y) There is no sacrifice which God values more than thanksgiving for his benefits.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
also shall:

Psalms 50:13-14 Will I eat the flesh of bulls, or drink the blood of goats? ... Offer unto God thanksgiving; and pay thy vows unto the most High:
Psalms 50:23 Whoso offereth praise glorifieth me: and to him that ordereth [his] conversation [aright] will I shew the salvation of God.
Hosea 14:2 Take with you words, and turn to the LORD: say unto him, Take away all iniquity, and receive [us] graciously: so will we render the calves of our lips.
Ephesians 5:19-20 Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; ... Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;
Hebrews 13:15 By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of [our] lips giving thanks to his name.
1 Peter 2:5 Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.
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Ps 50:13, 23. Ho 14:2. Ep 5:19. He 13:15. 1P 2:5.

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To my understanding verse 30 and 31 teach that God would be better pleased with a thankful heart and praise rather than sacrifice. The same sentiment is given in 1samuel 15:22 " to obey is better than sacrifice.
- Katherine (10/18/2016 11:23:37 AM)
PLEASE EXPLAIN PSALM 69:30 ,31 TO ME PLEASE

- SANDRA (9/29/2015 10:39:09 AM)
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