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Psalms 76:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Thou didst cause sentence to be heard from heaven; The earth feared, and was still,
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from heaven; the earth feared, and was still,
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— You caused judgment to be heard from heaven; The earth feared and was still
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from heaven; the earth feared, and was still,
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from the heavens; the earth feared, and was still,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Out of the heavens, didst thou cause judgment to be heard, Earth, feared and was still:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— From heaven Thou hast sounded judgment, Earth hath feared, and hath been still,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Thou hast caused judgment to be heard from heaven: the earth trembled and was still,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thou didst cause iudgement to be heard from heauen: the earth feared and was still,
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from heaven; the earth feared, and was still,
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Thou didst cause judgment to be heard from heaven; the earth feared, and was still,

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thou didst cause judgment 1779
{1779} Prime
From H1777; judgment (the suit, justice, sentence or tribunal); by implication also strife.
to be heard 8085
{8085} Prime
A primitive root; to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively to tell, etc.).
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
from x4480
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
heaven; 8064
{8064} Prime
The second form being dual of an unused singular; from an unused root meaning to be lofty; the sky (as aloft; the dual perhaps alluding to the visible arch in which the clouds move, as well as to the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve).
the earth 776
{0776} Prime
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
feared, 3372
{3372} Prime
A primitive root; to fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
and was still, 8252
{8252} Prime
A primitive root; to repose (usually figuratively).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 76:8-9

_ _ God’s judgment on the wicked is His people’s deliverance (Psalms 9:12; Psalms 10:7).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 76:7-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 76:8

Thou — Didst execute judgment upon thine enemies, by an angel from heaven: which is said to be heard, either because it was accompanied with thunders and earthquakes, or because the fame of it was quickly spread abroad. Feared — The rest of the world were afraid to disturb Israel.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Exodus 19:10 And the LORD said unto Moses, Go unto the people, and sanctify them to day and to morrow, and let them wash their clothes,
Judges 5:20 They fought from heaven; the stars in their courses fought against Sisera.
2 Chronicles 32:20-22 And for this [cause] Hezekiah the king, and the prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz, prayed and cried to heaven. ... Thus the LORD saved Hezekiah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem from the hand of Sennacherib the king of Assyria, and from the hand of all [other], and guided them on every side.
Ezekiel 38:20-23 So that the fishes of the sea, and the fowls of the heaven, and the beasts of the field, and all creeping things that creep upon the earth, and all the men that [are] upon the face of the earth, shall shake at my presence, and the mountains shall be thrown down, and the steep places shall fall, and every wall shall fall to the ground. ... Thus will I magnify myself, and sanctify myself; and I will be known in the eyes of many nations, and they shall know that I [am] the LORD.


Psalms 46:10 Be still, and know that I [am] God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.
2 Chronicles 20:29-30 And the fear of God was on all the kingdoms of [those] countries, when they had heard that the LORD fought against the enemies of Israel. ... So the realm of Jehoshaphat was quiet: for his God gave him rest round about.
Habakkuk 2:20 But the LORD [is] in his holy temple: let all the earth keep silence before him.
Zechariah 2:13 Be silent, O all flesh, before the LORD: for he is raised up out of his holy habitation.
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Ex 19:10. Jg 5:20. 2Ch 20:29; 32:20. Ps 46:10. Ezk 38:20. Hab 2:20. Zc 2:13.

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