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Psalms 74:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Thine adversaries have roared in the midst of thine assembly; They have set up their ensigns for signs.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thine enemies roar in the midst of thy congregations; they set up their ensigns [for] signs.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Your adversaries have roared in the midst of Your meeting place; They have set up their own standards for signs.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thy enemies roar in the midst of thy congregations; they set up their ensigns [for] signs.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Thine adversaries roar in the midst of thy place of assembly; they set up their signs [for] signs.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Thine adversaries have roared in the midst of thine appointed meeting, They have set their ensigns as tokens!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Roared have thine adversaries, In the midst of Thy meeting-places, They have set their ensigns as ensigns.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And they that hate thee have made their boasts, in the midst of thy solemnity. They have set up their ensigns for signs,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thine enemies roare in the midst of thy congregations: they set vp their ensignes [for] signes.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And they that hate thee have boasted in the midst of thy feast; they have set up their standards for signs,
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Thine enemies roar in the midst of thy congregations; they set up their ensigns [for] signs.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thine enemies 6887
{6887} Prime
צָרַר
tsarar
{tsaw-rar'}
A primitive root; to cramp, literally or figuratively, transitively or intransitively.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
roar 7580
{7580} Prime
שָׁאַג
sha'ag
{shaw-ag'}
A primitive root; to rumble or moan.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
in the midst 7130
{7130} Prime
קֶרֶב
qereb
{keh'-reb}
From H7126; properly the nearest part, that is, the centre, whether literally, figuratively or adverbially (especially with preposition).
of thy congregations; 4150
{4150} Prime
מוֹעֵד
mow`ed
{mo-ade'}
From H3259; properly an appointment, that is, a fixed time or season; specifically a festival; conventionally a year; by implication, an assembly (as convened for a definite purpose); technically the congregation; by extension, the place of meeting; also a signal (as appointed beforehand).
they set up 7760
{7760} Prime
שׂוּם
suwm
{soom}
A primitive root; to put (used in a great variety of applications, literally, figuratively, inferentially and elliptically).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
their ensigns 226
{0226} Prime
אוֹת
'owth
{oth}
Probably from H0225 (in the sense of appearing); a signal (literally or figuratively), as a flag, beacon, monument, omen, prodigy, evidence, etc.
[for] signs. 226
{0226} Prime
אוֹת
'owth
{oth}
Probably from H0225 (in the sense of appearing); a signal (literally or figuratively), as a flag, beacon, monument, omen, prodigy, evidence, etc.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 74:4

_ _ roar — with bestial fury.

_ _ congregations — literally, “worshipping assemblies.”

_ _ ensigns — literally, “signs” — substituted their idolatrous objects, or tokens of authority, for those articles of the temple which denoted God’s presence.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 74:1-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 74:4

Roar — In a way of triumph. Midst, &c. — In the places where thy people used to assemble for thy worship. Set up — Monuments of their victory.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 74:4

Thine enemies roar in the midst of thy congregations; they (c) set up their ensigns [for] signs.

(c) They have destroyed your true religion, and spread their banners in sign of defiance.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Thine:

2 Chronicles 36:17 Therefore he brought upon them the king of the Chaldees, who slew their young men with the sword in the house of their sanctuary, and had no compassion upon young man or maiden, old man, or him that stooped for age: he gave [them] all into his hand.
Lamentations 2:7 The Lord hath cast off his altar, he hath abhorred his sanctuary, he hath given up into the hand of the enemy the walls of her palaces; they have made a noise in the house of the LORD, as in the day of a solemn feast.
Luke 13:1 There were present at that season some that told him of the Galilaeans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.
Revelation 13:6 And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven.

they set:

Jeremiah 6:1-5 O ye children of Benjamin, gather yourselves to flee out of the midst of Jerusalem, and blow the trumpet in Tekoa, and set up a sign of fire in Bethhaccerem: for evil appeareth out of the north, and great destruction. ... Arise, and let us go by night, and let us destroy her palaces.
Daniel 6:27 He delivereth and rescueth, and he worketh signs and wonders in heaven and in earth, who hath delivered Daniel from the power of the lions.
Matthew 24:15 When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:)
Luke 21:20 And when ye shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that the desolation thereof is nigh.
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2Ch 36:17. Jr 6:1. Lm 2:7. Dn 6:27. Mt 24:15. Lk 13:1; 21:20. Rv 13:6.

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