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Psalms 73:28 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But it is good for me to draw near unto God: I have made the Lord Jehovah my refuge, That I may tell of all thy works.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But [it is] good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all thy works.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But as for me, the nearness of God is my good; I have made the Lord GOD my refuge, That I may tell of all Your works.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But [it is] good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all thy works.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But as for me, it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord Jehovah, that I may declare all thy works.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, as for me, the drawing near of God, is my blessedness,—I have made, of My Lord Yahweh, my refuge,—That I may recount all thy works.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And I—nearness of God to me [is] good, I have placed in the Lord Jehovah my refuge, To recount all Thy works!
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But it is good for me to adhere to my God, to put my hope in the Lord God: That I may declare all thy praises, in the gates of the daughter of Sion.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But it is good for me, to drawe neere to God: I haue put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all thy workes.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— But it is good for me to cleave close to God, to put my trust in the Lord; that I may proclaim all thy praises in the gates of the daughter of Zion{gr.Sion}.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— But [it is] good for me to draw near to Elohim: I have put my trust in Adonay Yahweh, that I may declare all thy works.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But y589
[0589] Standard
אֲנִי
'aniy
{an-ee'}
Contracted from H0595; I.
[it x589
(0589) Complement
אֲנִי
'aniy
{an-ee'}
Contracted from H0595; I.
is
] good 2896
{2896} Prime
טוֹב
towb
{tobe}
From H2895; good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well).
for me to draw near 7132
{7132} Prime
קִרְבָה
q@rabah
{ker-aw-baw'}
From H7126; approach.
to 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.
I have put 7896
{7896} Prime
שִׁית
shiyth
{sheeth}
A primitive root; to place (in a very wide application).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
my trust 4268
{4268} Prime
מַחַסֶה
machaceh
{makh-as-eh'}
From H2620; a shelter (literally or figuratively).
in ny אֲדֹנָי 136
{0136} Prime
אֲדֹנָי
'Adonay
{ad-o-noy'}
An emphatic form of H0113; the Lord (used as a proper name of God only).
Yhw יָהוֶה, 3069
{3069} Prime
יֱהוִה
Y@hovih
{yeh-ho-vee'}
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).
that I may declare 5608
{5608} Prime
סָפַר
caphar
{saw-far'}
A primitive root; properly to score with a mark as a tally or record, that is, (by implication) to inscribe, and also to enumerate; intensively to recount, that is, celebrate.
z8763
<8763> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 790
all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
thy works. 4399
{4399} Prime
מְלָאכָה
m@la'kah
{mel-aw-kaw'}
From the same as H4397; properly deputyship, that is, ministry; generally employment (never servile) or work (abstractly or concretely); also property (as the result of labor).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 73:27-28.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 73:21-28.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 73:28

But [it is] good for me (q) to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all thy works.

(q) Though all the world shrinks from God, yet he promises to trust in him and to magnify his works.

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But:

Psalms 65:4 Blessed [is the man whom] thou choosest, and causest to approach [unto thee, that] he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, [even] of thy holy temple.
Psalms 84:10 For a day in thy courts [is] better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.
Psalms 116:7 Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for the LORD hath dealt bountifully with thee.
Lamentations 3:25-26 The LORD [is] good unto them that wait for him, to the soul [that] seeketh him. ... [It is] good that [a man] should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.
Luke 15:17-20 And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger! ... And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.
Hebrews 10:19-22 Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus, ... Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water.
James 4:8 Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse [your] hands, [ye] sinners; and purify [your] hearts, [ye] double minded.
1 Peter 3:18 For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit:

that I may:

Psalms 66:16 Come [and] hear, all ye that fear God, and I will declare what he hath done for my soul.
Psalms 71:17 O God, thou hast taught me from my youth: and hitherto have I declared thy wondrous works.
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 107:22 And let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and declare his works with rejoicing.
Psalms 118:17 I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD.
; The LXX, Vulgate, Arabic, and Ethiopic, add "in the gates of the daughter of Zion;" which makes a better conclusion; but it is not acknowledged by any manuscript yet collated.
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Ps 65:4; 66:16; 71:17, 24; 84:10; 107:22; 116:7; 118:17. Lm 3:25. Lk 15:17. He 10:19. Jm 4:8. 1P 3:18.

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