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Psalms 77:17

New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995) [2]
— The clouds poured out water; The skies gave forth a sound; Your arrows flashed here and there.
King James Version (KJV 1769) [2]
— The clouds poured out water: the skies sent out a sound: thine arrows also went abroad.
English Revised Version (ERV 1885)
— The clouds poured out water; the skies sent out a sound: thine arrows also went abroad.
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The clouds poured out water; The skies sent out a sound: Thine arrows also went abroad.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The clouds poured out water: the skies sent out a sound: thy arrows also went abroad.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The thick clouds poured out water; the skies sent out a sound, yea, thine arrows went abroad:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The clouds, poured down waters, The skies uttered, a voice, Yea, thine arrows, flew hither and thither;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Poured out waters have thick clouds, The skies have given forth a noise, Also—Thine arrows go up and down.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Great was the noise of the waters: the clouds sent out a sound. For thy arrows pass:
Geneva Bible (GNV 1560)
— The cloudes powred out water: the heauens gaue a sounde: yea, thine arrowes went abroade.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The cloudes powred out water, the skies sent out a sound; thine arrowes also went abroad.
Lamsa Bible (1957)
— The clouds poured out water; the skies sent out a sound; thine arrows also flew around.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— [There was] an abundant sound of waters: the clouds uttered a voice; for thine arrows went abroad.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The clouds poured out water: the skies sent out a sound: thine arrows also went abroad.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The clouds 5645
{5645} Prime
Masculine and feminine; from H5743; properly an envelope, that is, darkness (or density, 2 Chronicles 4:17); specifically a (scud) cloud; also a copse.
poured out 2229
{2229} Prime
A primitive root; to gush (as water).
<8776> Grammar
Stem - Poal (See H8843)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 8
water: 4325
{4325} Prime
Dual of a primitive noun (but used in a singular sense); water; figuratively juice; by euphemism urine, semen.
the skies 7834
{7834} Prime
From H7833; a powder (as beaten small); by analogy a thin vapor; by extension the firmament.
sent out 5414
{5414} Prime
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
a sound: 6963
{6963} Prime
From an unused root meaning to call aloud; a voice or sound.
thine arrows y2687
[2687] Standard
From H2686; properly something cutting; hence gravel (as grit); also (like H2671) an arrow.
(2671) Complement
From H2686; properly a piercer, that is, an arrow; by implication a wound; figuratively (of God) thunder bolt; (by interchange for H6086) the shaft of a spear.
also x637
(0637) Complement
A primitive particle; meaning accession (used as an adverb or conjugation); also or yea; adversatively though.
went abroad. 1980
{1980} Prime
Akin to H3212; a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
<8691> Grammar
Stem - Hithpael (See H8819)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 533
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 77:14-20.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 77:11-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 77:17

Poured — When the Israelites passed over the sea. Arrows — Hail — stones or lightnings.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 77:17

The clouds poured out water: the skies sent out a (l) sound: thine arrows also went abroad.

(l) That is, thundered and lightninged.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
poured out like water, Heb. were poured forth with water,
Psalms 68:8-9 The earth shook, the heavens also dropped at the presence of God: [even] Sinai itself [was moved] at the presence of God, the God of Israel. ... Thou, O God, didst send a plentiful rain, whereby thou didst confirm thine inheritance, when it was weary.


Psalms 18:14 Yea, he sent out his arrows, and scattered them; and he shot out lightnings, and discomfited them.
Psalms 144:6 Cast forth lightning, and scatter them: shoot out thine arrows, and destroy them.
2 Samuel 22:15 And he sent out arrows, and scattered them; lightning, and discomfited them.
Habakkuk 3:11 The sun [and] moon stood still in their habitation: at the light of thine arrows they went, [and] at the shining of thy glittering spear.
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