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Psalms 79:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Let the sighing of the prisoner come before thee: According to the greatness of thy power preserve thou those that are appointed to death;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Let the sighing of the prisoner come before thee; according to the greatness of thy power preserve thou those that are appointed to die;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Let the groaning of the prisoner come before You; According to the greatness of Your power preserve those who are doomed to die.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Let the sighing of the prisoner come before thee; according to the greatness of thy power preserve thou those that are appointed to die;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Let the groaning of the prisoner come before thee; according to the greatness of thine arm, preserve those that are appointed to die;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Let the groaning of the prisoner, come in before thee,—According to the greatness of thine arm, Set free them who are appointed to death.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Let the groaning of the prisoner come in before Thee, According to the greatness of Thine arm, Leave Thou the sons of death.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Let the sighing of the prisoners come in before thee. According to the greatness of thy arm, take possession of the children of them that have been put to death.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Let the sighing of the prisoner come before thee, according to the greatnesse of thy power: preserue thou those that are appointed to die.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Let the groaning of the prisoners come in before thee; according to the greatness of thine arm preserve the sons of the slain ones.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Let the sighing of the prisoner come before thee; according to the greatness of thy power preserve thou those that are appointed to die;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Let the sighing 603
{0603} Prime
אֲנָקָה
'anaqah
{an-aw-kaw'}
From H0602; shrieking.
of the prisoner 615
{0615} Prime
אָסִיר
'aciyr
{aw-sere'}
From H0631; bound, that is, a captive.
come 935
{0935} Prime
בּוֹא
bow'
{bo}
A primitive root; to go or come (in a wide variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
before 6440
{6440} Prime
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
thee; according to the greatness 1433
{1433} Prime
גֹּדֶל
godel
{go'-del}
From H1431; magnitude (literally or figuratively).
of thy power 2220
{2220} Prime
זְרוֹעַ
z@rowa`
{zer-o'-ah}
From H2232; the arm (as stretched out), or (of animals) the foreleg; figuratively force.
preserve 3498
{3498} Prime
יָתַר
yathar
{yaw-thar'}
A primitive root; to jut over or exceed; by implication to excel; (intransitively) to remain or be left; causatively to leave, cause to abound, preserve.
z8685
<8685> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 731
thou those that are appointed 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
to die; 8546
{8546} Prime
תְּמוּתָה
t@muwthah
{tem-oo-thaw'}
From H4191; execution (as a doom).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 79:11

_ _ prisoner — the whole captive people.

_ _ power — literally, “arm” (Psalms 10:15).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 79:6-13.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 79:11

The prisoner — Of thy poor people now in captivity.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 79:11

Let the sighing of the (i) prisoner come before thee; according to the greatness of thy power preserve thou (k) those that are appointed to die;

(i) Who though in respect to God they were justly punished for their sins, yet in consideration of their cause were unjustly murdered.

(k) Who were captives among their enemies and could look for nothing but death.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
sighing:

Psalms 12:5 For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the LORD; I will set [him] in safety [from him that] puffeth at him.
Psalms 69:33 For the LORD heareth the poor, and despiseth not his prisoners.
Psalms 102:20 To hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death;
Exodus 2:23-24 And it came to pass in process of time, that the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel sighed by reason of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up unto God by reason of the bondage. ... And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob.
Isaiah 42:7 To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, [and] them that sit in darkness out of the prison house.

according:

Psalms 146:6-7 Which made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that therein [is]: which keepeth truth for ever: ... Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners:
Numbers 14:17-19 And now, I beseech thee, let the power of my Lord be great, according as thou hast spoken, saying, ... Pardon, I beseech thee, the iniquity of this people according unto the greatness of thy mercy, and as thou hast forgiven this people, from Egypt even until now.
Matthew 6:13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.
Ephesians 3:20 Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,

thy power:
Heb. thine arm,
Isaiah 33:2 O LORD, be gracious unto us; we have waited for thee: be thou their arm every morning, our salvation also in the time of trouble.

preserve thou those that are appointed to die:
Heb. reserve the children of death,
Psalms 102:20 To hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death;
*marg.
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Ex 2:23. Nu 14:17. Ps 12:5; 69:33; 102:20; 146:6. Is 33:2; 42:7. Mt 6:13. Ep 3:20.

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