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Psalms 72:14 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He will redeem their soul from oppression and violence; And precious will their blood be in his sight:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence: and precious shall their blood be in his sight.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He will rescue their life from oppression and violence, And their blood will be precious in his sight;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence: and precious shall be their blood in his sight.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— He will redeem their souls from oppression and violence, and precious shall their blood be in his sight.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— From extortion, and, violence, he Redeemeth their life, And precious is their blood in his sight.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— From fraud and from violence he redeemeth their soul, And precious is their blood in his eyes.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He shall redeem their souls from usuries and iniquity: and their names shall be honourable in his sight.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He shall redeeme their soule from deceit and violence: and precious shall their blood be in his sight.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— He shall redeem their souls from usury and injustice: and their name [shall be] precious before him.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence: and precious shall their blood be in his sight.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He shall redeem 1350
{1350} Prime
גָּאַל
ga'al
{gaw-al'}
A primitive root, to redeem (according to the Oriental law of kinship), that is, to be the next of kin (and as such to buy back a relative's property, marry his widow, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
their soul 5315
{5315} Prime
נֶפֶשׁ
nephesh
{neh'-fesh}
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental).
from deceit 8496
{8496} Prime
תֹּךְ
tok
{toke}
(The second form used in Psalms 72:14); from the same base as H8432 (in the sense of cutting to pieces); oppression.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
and violence: 2555
{2555} Prime
חָמָס
chamac
{khaw-mawce'}
From H2554; violence; by implication wrong; by metonymy unjust gain.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
and precious 3365
{3365} Prime
יָקַר
yaqar
{yaw-kar'}
A primitive root; properly apparently to be heavy, that is, (figuratively) valuable; causatively to make rare (figuratively to inhibit).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
shall their blood 1818
{1818} Prime
דָּם
dam
{dawm}
From H1826 (compare H0119); blood (as that which when shed causes death) of man or an animal; by analogy the juice of the grape; figuratively (especially in the plural) bloodshed (that is, drops of blood).
be in his sight. 5869
{5869} Prime
עַיִן
`ayin
{ah'-yin}
Probably a primitive word; an eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy a fountain (as the eye of the landscape).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 72:12-14.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 72:2-17.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 72:14

Deceit and violence — The two ways whereby the lives of men are usually destroyed. Precious — He will not be prodigal of the lives of his subjects, but like a true father of his people, will tenderly preserve them, and severely avenge their blood upon those who shall shed it.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 72:14

He shall redeem their soul from deceit and violence: and (l) precious shall their blood be in his sight.

(l) Though tyrants pause not to shed blood, yet this godly king will preserve his subjects from all kinds of wrong.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
he shall:

Psalms 25:22 Redeem Israel, O God, out of all his troubles.
Psalms 130:8 And he shall redeem Israel from all his iniquities.
Genesis 48:16 The Angel which redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads; and let my name be named on them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and let them grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth.
2 Samuel 4:9 And David answered Rechab and Baanah his brother, the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, and said unto them, [As] the LORD liveth, who hath redeemed my soul out of all adversity,
Luke 1:68-75 Blessed [be] the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed his people, ... In holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life.
Titus 2:14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

precious:

Psalms 116:15 Precious in the sight of the LORD [is] the death of his saints.
Matthew 23:30-36 And say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets. ... Verily I say unto you, All these things shall come upon this generation.
1 Thessalonians 2:15-16 Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and their own prophets, and have persecuted us; and they please not God, and are contrary to all men: ... Forbidding us to speak to the Gentiles that they might be saved, to fill up their sins alway: for the wrath is come upon them to the uttermost.
Revelation 6:9-11 And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held: ... And white robes were given unto every one of them; and it was said unto them, that they should rest yet for a little season, until their fellowservants also and their brethren, that should be killed as they [were], should be fulfilled.
Revelation 17:6 And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.
Revelation 18:20-24 Rejoice over her, [thou] heaven, and [ye] holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her. ... And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth.
Revelation 19:2 For true and righteous [are] his judgments: for he hath judged the great whore, which did corrupt the earth with her fornication, and hath avenged the blood of his servants at her hand.
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Gn 48:16. 2S 4:9. Ps 25:22; 116:15; 130:8. Mt 23:30. Lk 1:68. 1Th 2:15. Tit 2:14. Rv 6:9; 17:6; 18:20; 19:2.

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