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Psalms 78:41 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And they turned again and tempted God, And provoked the Holy One of Israel.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Yea, they turned back and tempted God, and limited the Holy One of Israel.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Again and again they tempted God, And pained the Holy One of Israel.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Yes, they turned back and tempted God, and limited the Holy One of Israel.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And they turned again and tempted *God, and grieved the Holy One of Israel.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Yea they again put GOD to the test, And, to the Holy One of Israel, caused they sorrow:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Yea, they turn back, and try God, And the Holy One of Israel have limited.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And they turned back and tempted God: and grieved the holy one of Israel.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Yea they turned backe and tempted God: and limited the holy one of Israel.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Yea, they turned back, and tempted God, and provoked the Holy One of Israel.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Yea, they turned back and tempted El, and limited the Holy One of Yisrael.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Yea, they turned back 7725
{7725} Prime
A primitive root; to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbially again.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and tempted 5254
{5254} Prime
A primitive root; to test; by implication to attempt.
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
l אֵל, 410
{0410} Prime
Shortened from H0352; strength; as adjective mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity).
and limited 8428
{8428} Prime
A primitive root (or perhaps identical with H8427 through a similar idea from scraping to pieces); to grieve. (By confusion with H8427).
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
the Holy One 6918
{6918} Prime
From H6942; sacred (ceremonially or morally); (as noun) God (by eminence), an angel, a saint, a sanctuary.
of Yi$rl יִשׂרָאֵל. 3478
{3478} Prime
From H8280 and H0410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 78:40-41.

Psalms 78:41

_ _ limited — as in Psalms 78:19, Psalms 78:20. Though some prefer “grieved” or “provoked.” The retreat from Kadesh (Deuteronomy 1:19-23) is meant, whether —

_ _ turned — be for turning back, or to denote repetition of offense.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 78:40-72.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 78:41

Yea, they (y) turned back and tempted God, and (z) limited the Holy One of Israel.

(y) That is, they often tempted him.

(z) As they all do who measure the power of God by their capacity.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Numbers 14:4 And they said one to another, Let us make a captain, and let us return into Egypt.
Numbers 14:22 Because all those men which have seen my glory, and my miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and have tempted me now these ten times, and have not hearkened to my voice;
Deuteronomy 6:16 Ye shall not tempt the LORD your God, as ye tempted [him] in Massah.
Acts 7:39 To whom our fathers would not obey, but thrust [him] from them, and in their hearts turned back again into Egypt,
Hebrews 3:8-11 Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation in the wilderness: ... So I sware in my wrath, They shall not enter into my rest.)
2 Peter 2:21-22 For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known [it], to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them. ... But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog [is] turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.


Psalms 78:19-20 Yea, they spake against God; they said, Can God furnish a table in the wilderness? ... Behold, he smote the rock, that the waters gushed out, and the streams overflowed; can he give bread also? can he provide flesh for his people?
Mark 5:35-36 While he yet spake, there came from the ruler of the synagogue's [house certain] which said, Thy daughter is dead: why troublest thou the Master any further? ... As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he saith unto the ruler of the synagogue, Be not afraid, only believe.
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Nu 14:4, 22. Dt 6:16. Ps 78:19. Mk 5:35. Ac 7:39. He 3:8. 2P 2:21.

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