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Psalms 78:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He clave rocks in the wilderness, And gave them drink abundantly as out of the depths.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He clave the rocks in the wilderness, and gave [them] drink as [out of] the great depths.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He split the rocks in the wilderness And gave [them] abundant drink like the ocean depths.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He cleaved the rocks in the wilderness, and gave [them] drink as [out of] the great depths.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— He clave rocks in the wilderness, and gave [them] drink as out of the depths, abundantly;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— He used to cleave rocks in the desert, And let them drink as out of mighty deeps;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— He cleaveth rocks in a wilderness, And giveth drink—as the great deep.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He struck the rock in the wilderness: and gave them to drink, as out of the great deep.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Hee claue the rockes in the wildernes: and gaue [them] drinke as [out] of the great depthes.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— He clave a rock in the wilderness, and made them drink as in a great deep.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He clave the rocks in the wilderness, and gave [them] drink as [out of] the great depths.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He clave 1234
{1234} Prime
A primitive root; to cleave; generally to rend, break, rip or open.
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
the rocks 6697
{6697} Prime
From H6696; properly a cliff (or sharp rock, as compressed); generally a rock or boulder; figuratively a refuge; also an edge (as precipitous).
in the wilderness, 4057
{4057} Prime
From H1696 in the sense of driving; a pasture (that is, open field, whither cattle are driven); by implication a desert; also speech (including its organs).
and gave [them] drink 8248
{8248} Prime
A primitive root; to quaff, that is, (causatively) to irrigate or furnish a potion to.
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
as [out of] the great 7227
{7227} Prime
By contraction from H7231; abundant (in quantity, size, age, number, rank, quality).
depths. 8415
{8415} Prime
(Usually feminine) from H1949; an abyss (as a surging mass of water), especially the deep (the main sea or the subterranean water supply).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 78:15-16

_ _ There were two similar miracles (Exodus 17:6; Numbers 20:11).

_ _ great depths — and — rivers — denote abundance.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 78:9-39.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 78:15

Wilderness — In Rephidim, and again in Kadesh.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 105:41 He opened the rock, and the waters gushed out; they ran in the dry places [like] a river.
Psalms 114:8 Which turned the rock [into] a standing water, the flint into a fountain of waters.
Exodus 17:6 Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink. And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel.
Numbers 20:11 And Moses lifted up his hand, and with his rod he smote the rock twice: and the water came out abundantly, and the congregation drank, and their beasts [also].
Isaiah 41:18 I will open rivers in high places, and fountains in the midst of the valleys: I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.
Isaiah 43:20 The beast of the field shall honour me, the dragons and the owls: because I give waters in the wilderness, [and] rivers in the desert, to give drink to my people, my chosen.
John 7:37-38 In the last day, that great [day] of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink. ... He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.
1 Corinthians 10:4 And did all drink the same spiritual drink: for they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them: and that Rock was Christ.
Revelation 22:1 And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb.
Revelation 22:17 And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.
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Ex 17:6. Nu 20:11. Ps 105:41; 114:8. Is 41:18; 43:20. Jn 7:37. 1Co 10:4. Rv 22:1, 17.

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