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Psalms 71:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— I will come with the mighty acts of the Lord Jehovah: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of thy righteousness, [even] of thine only.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— I will come with the mighty deeds of the Lord GOD; I will make mention of Your righteousness, Yours alone.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of thy righteousness, [even] of thine only.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— I will go in the might of the Lord Jehovah; I will recall thy righteousness, thine alone.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— I will enter into the mighty doings of My Lord—Yahweh, I will make mention of thy righteousness—thine alone.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— I come in the might of the Lord Jehovah, I mention Thy righteousness—Thine only.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— I will enter into the powers of the Lord: O Lord, I will be mindful of thy justice alone.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— I will goe in the strength of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of thy righteousnesse, [euen] of thine onely.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— I will go on in the might of the Lord: O Lord, I will make mention of thy righteousness only.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— I will go in the strength of Adonay Yahweh: I will make mention of thy righteousness, [even] of thine only.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
I will go x935
(0935) Complement
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
in y935
[0935] Standard
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
the strength 1369
{1369} Prime
Feminine passive participle from the same as H1368; force (literally or figuratively); by implication valor, victory.
of ny אֲדֹנָי 136
{0136} Prime
An emphatic form of H0113; the Lord (used as a proper name of God only).
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).
I will make mention 2142
{2142} Prime
A primitive root; properly to mark (so as to be recognized), that is, to remember; by implication to mention; also (as denominative from H2145) to be male.
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
of thy righteousness, 6666
{6666} Prime
From H6663; rightness (abstractly), subjectively (rectitude), objectively (justice), morally (virtue) or figuratively (prosperity).
[even] of thine only. x905
(0905) Complement
From H0909; properly separation; by implication a part of the body, branch of a tree, bar for carrying; figuratively chief of a city; especially (with prepositional prefix) as adverb, apart, only, besides.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 71:14-16.

Psalms 71:16

_ _ in the strength — or, relying on it.

_ _ thy righteousness — or, faithful performance of promises to the pious (Psalms 7:17; Psalms 31:1).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 71:14-24.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 71:16

Make mention — To support and comfort myself with the remembrance of it. Righteousness — Of thy faithfulness in making good all thy promises.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 71:16

I will (l) go in the strength of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of thy righteousness, [even] of thine only.

(l) I will remain steadfast, being upheld by the power of God.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
I will go:

Psalms 29:11 The LORD will give strength unto his people; the LORD will bless his people with peace.
Deuteronomy 33:25 Thy shoes [shall be] iron and brass; and as thy days, [so shall] thy strength [be].
Isaiah 40:31 But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew [their] strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; [and] they shall walk, and not faint.
Isaiah 45:24-25 Surely, shall [one] say, in the LORD have I righteousness and strength: [even] to him shall [men] come; and all that are incensed against him shall be ashamed. ... In the LORD shall all the seed of Israel be justified, and shall glory.
Zechariah 10:12 And I will strengthen them in the LORD; and they shall walk up and down in his name, saith the LORD.
Ephesians 3:16 That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man;
Ephesians 6:10 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.
Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
2 Timothy 2:1 Thou therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.

I will make:

Isaiah 26:13 O LORD our God, [other] lords beside thee have had dominion over us: [but] by thee only will we make mention of thy name.
Isaiah 63:7 I will mention the lovingkindnesses of the LORD, [and] the praises of the LORD, according to all that the LORD hath bestowed on us, and the great goodness toward the house of Israel, which he hath bestowed on them according to his mercies, and according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses.

thy righteousness:

Psalms 71:2 Deliver me in thy righteousness, and cause me to escape: incline thine ear unto me, and save me.
Psalms 71:15 My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness [and] thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers [thereof].
Psalms 71:19 Thy righteousness also, O God, [is] very high, who hast done great things: O God, who [is] like unto thee!
Psalms 71:24 My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt.
Psalms 51:14 Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, thou God of my salvation: [and] my tongue shall sing aloud of thy righteousness.
Matthew 6:33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
Romans 1:17 For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.
Romans 3:21 But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets;
Romans 10:3 For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.
Philippians 3:9 And be found in him, not having mine own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith:
2 Thessalonians 1:6 Seeing [it is] a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you;
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Dt 33:25. Ps 29:11; 51:14; 71:2, 15, 19, 24. Is 26:13; 40:31; 45:24; 63:7. Zc 10:12. Mt 6:33. Ro 1:17; 3:21; 10:3. Ep 3:16; 6:10. Php 3:9; 4:13. 2Th 1:6. 2Ti 2:1.

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