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Psalms 74:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The day is thine, the night also is thine: Thou hast prepared the light and the sun.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The day [is] thine, the night also [is] thine: thou hast prepared the light and the sun.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Yours is the day, Yours also is the night; You have prepared the light and the sun.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The day [is] thine, the night also [is] thine: thou hast prepared the light and the sun.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The day is thine, the night also is thine; *thou* hast prepared the moon and the sun:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Thine, is the day, Yea, thine, the night, Thou, didst establish moon and sun;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Thine [is] the day, also Thine [is] the night, Thou hast prepared a light giver—the sun.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Thine is the day, and thine is the night: thou hast made the morning light and the sun.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The day [is] thine, the night also [is] thine: thou hast prepared the light and the sunne.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— The day is thine, and the night is thine; thou hast prepared the sun and the moon.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The day [is] thine, the night also [is] thine: thou hast prepared the light and the sun.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The day 3117
{3117} Prime
יוֹם
yowm
{yome}
From an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literally (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figuratively (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverbially).
[is] thine, the night 3915
{3915} Prime
לַיִל
layil
{lah'-yil}
From the same as H3883; properly a twist (away of the light), that is, night; figuratively adversity.
also x637
(0637) Complement
אַף
'aph
{af}
A primitive particle; meaning accession (used as an adverb or conjugation); also or yea; adversatively though.
[is] thine: thou x859
(0859) Complement
אַתָּה
'attah
{at-taw'}
A primitive pronoun of the second person; thou and thee, or (plural) ye and you.
hast prepared 3559
{3559} Prime
כּוּן
kuwn
{koon}
A primitive root; properly to be erect (that is, stand perpendicular);. hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of applications, whether literal (establish, fix, prepare, apply), or figurative (appoint, render sure, proper or prosperous).
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
the light 3974
{3974} Prime
מָאוֹר
ma'owr
{maw-ore'}
From H0215; properly a luminous body or luminary, that is, (abstractly) light (as an element); figuratively brightness, that is, cheerfulness; specifically a chandelier.
and the sun. 8121
{8121} Prime
שֶׁמֶשׁ
shemesh
{sheh'-mesh}
From an unused root meaning to be brilliant; the sun; by implication the east; figuratively a ray, that is, (architecturally) a notched battlement.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 74:16-17

_ _ The fixed orders of nature and bounds of earth are of God.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 74:12-17.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 74:16

The light — The moon, the lesser light.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 74:16

The (m) day [is] thine, the night also [is] thine: thou hast prepared the light and the sun.

(m) Seeing that God by his providence governs and disposes all things, he gathers that he will take care chiefly for his children.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
The day:

Psalms 136:7-9 To him that made great lights: for his mercy [endureth] for ever: ... The moon and stars to rule by night: for his mercy [endureth] for ever.
Genesis 1:3-5 And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. ... And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.

prepared:

Psalms 8:3 When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained;
Psalms 19:1-6 [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. ... His going forth [is] from the end of the heaven, and his circuit unto the ends of it: and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.
Psalms 136:7-9 To him that made great lights: for his mercy [endureth] for ever: ... The moon and stars to rule by night: for his mercy [endureth] for ever.
Genesis 1:14-18 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years: ... And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that [it was] good.
Matthew 5:45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
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Gn 1:3, 14. Ps 8:3; 19:1; 136:7. Mt 5:45.

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