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Psalms 73:27 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: Thou hast destroyed all them that play the harlot, [departing] from thee.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: thou hast destroyed all them that go a whoring from thee.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For, behold, those who are far from You will perish; You have destroyed all those who are unfaithful to You.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: thou hast destroyed all them that go astray from thee.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For behold, they that are far from thee shall perish; thou destroyest every one that goeth a whoring from thee.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For lo! they who are far from thee, shall perish, Thou hast put an end to every one who wandered unchastely from thee.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For, lo, those far from Thee do perish, Thou hast cut off every one, Who is going a whoring from Thee.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For behold they that go far from thee shall perish: thou hast destroyed all them that are disloyal to thee.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For loe, they that are farre from thee, shall perish: thou hast destroyed all them that goe a whoring from thee.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For, behold, they that remove themselves far from thee shall perish: thou hast destroyed every one that goes a whoring from thee.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: thou hast destroyed all them that go a whoring from thee.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For, x3588
(3588) Complement
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
lo, x2009
(2009) Complement
Prolonged for H2005; lo!.
they that are far 7369
{7369} Prime
From H7368; remote.
from thee shall perish: 6
{0006} Prime
A primitive root; properly to wander away, that is lose oneself; by implication to perish (causatively, destroy).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
thou hast destroyed 6789
{6789} Prime
A primitive root; to extirpate (literally or figuratively).
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
all x3605
(3605) Complement
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
them that go a whoring 2181
{2181} Prime
A primitive root (highly fed and therefore wanton); to commit adultery (usually of the female, and less often of simple forniciation, rarely of involuntary ravishment); figuratively to commit idolatry (the Jewish people being regarded as the spouse of Jehovah).
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
from x4480
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 73:27-28

_ _ The lot of apostates, described by a figure of frequent use (Jeremiah 3:1, Jeremiah 3:3; Ezekiel 23:35), is contrasted with his, who finds happiness in nearness to God (James 4:8), and his delightful work the declaration of His praise.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 73:21-28.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 73:27

Go a whoring — Those who revolt from thee, to work wickedness; which is called whoredom in scripture.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 73:27

For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: thou hast destroyed all them that (p) go a whoring from thee.

(p) That is, forsake you to seek others.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 119:155 Salvation [is] far from the wicked: for they seek not thy statutes.
Job 21:14-15 Therefore they say unto God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways. ... What [is] the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?
Isaiah 29:13 Wherefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near [me] with their mouth, and with their lips do honour me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me is taught by the precept of men:
Jeremiah 12:2 Thou hast planted them, yea, they have taken root: they grow, yea, they bring forth fruit: thou [art] near in their mouth, and far from their reins.
Matthew 15:7-8 [Ye] hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you, saying, ... This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with [their] lips; but their heart is far from me.
Ephesians 2:13 But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
Ephesians 2:17 And came and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh.

that go:

Exodus 34:15 Lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they go a whoring after their gods, and do sacrifice unto their gods, and [one] call thee, and thou eat of his sacrifice;
Numbers 15:39 And it shall be unto you for a fringe, that ye may look upon it, and remember all the commandments of the LORD, and do them; and that ye seek not after your own heart and your own eyes, after which ye use to go a whoring:
James 4:4 Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.
Revelation 17:1-5 And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters: ... And upon her forehead [was] a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
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Ex 34:15. Nu 15:39. Jb 21:14. Ps 119:155. Is 29:13. Jr 12:2. Mt 15:7. Ep 2:13, 17. Jm 4:4. Rv 17:1.

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