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Psalms 79:8 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Remember not against us the iniquities of our forefathers: Let thy tender mercies speedily meet us; For we are brought very low.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— O remember not against us former iniquities: let thy tender mercies speedily prevent us: for we are brought very low.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Do not remember the iniquities of [our] forefathers against us; Let Your compassion come quickly to meet us, For we are brought very low.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— O remember not against us former iniquities: let thy tender mercies speedily succor us: for we are brought very low.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Remember not against us the iniquities of [our] forefathers; let thy tender mercies speedily come to meet us: for we are brought very low.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Do not remember against us former iniquities,—Haste thee, let thy compassions, come to meet us, For we have been brought very low!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Remember not for us the iniquities of forefathers, Haste, let Thy mercies go before us, For we have been very weak.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Remember not our former iniquities: let thy mercies speedily prevent us, for we are become exceeding poor.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— O remember not against vs former iniquities, let thy tender mercies speedily preuent vs: for we are brought very low.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Remember not our old transgressions; let thy tender mercies speedily prevent us; for we are greatly impoverished.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— O remember not against us former iniquities: let thy tender mercies speedily prevent us: for we are brought very low.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
O remember 2142
{2142} Prime
זָכַר
zakar
{zaw-kar'}
A primitive root; properly to mark (so as to be recognized), that is, to remember; by implication to mention; also (as denominative from H2145) to be male.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
not x408
(0408) Complement
אַל
'al
{al}
A negative particle (akin to H3808); not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing.
against us former 7223
{7223} Prime
רִאשׁוֹן
ri'shown
{ree-shone'}
From H7221; first, in place, time or rank (as adjective or noun).
iniquities: 5771
{5771} Prime
עָוֹן
`avon
{aw-vone'}
From H5753; perversity, that is, (moral) evil.
let thy tender mercies 7356
{7356} Prime
רַחַם
racham
{rakh'-am}
From H7355; compassion (in the plural); by extension the womb (as cherishing the foetus); by implication a maiden.
speedily y4118
[4118] Standard
מַהֵר
maher
{mah-hare'}
From H4116; properly hurrying; hence (adverbially) in a hurry.
x4116
(4116) Complement
מָהַר
mahar
{maw-har'}
A primitive root; properly to be liquid or flow easily, that is, (by implication); to hurry (in a good or bad sense); often used (with another verb) adverbially promptly.
prevent 6923
{6923} Prime
קָדַם
qadam
{kaw-dam'}
A primitive root; to project (one self), that is, precede; hence to anticipate, hasten, meet (usually for help).
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
us: for x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
we are brought y1809
[1809] Standard
דָּלַל
dalal
{daw-lal'}
A primitive root (compare H1802); to slacken or be feeble; figuratively to be oppressed.
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
very y3966
[3966] Standard
מְאֹד
m@`od
{meh-ode'}
From the same as H0181; properly vehemence, that is, (with or without preposition) vehemently; by implication wholly, speedily, etc. (often with other words as an intensive or superlative; especially when repeated).
low. 1809
{1809} Prime
דָּלַל
dalal
{daw-lal'}
A primitive root (compare H1802); to slacken or be feeble; figuratively to be oppressed.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
x3966
(3966) Complement
מְאֹד
m@`od
{meh-ode'}
From the same as H0181; properly vehemence, that is, (with or without preposition) vehemently; by implication wholly, speedily, etc. (often with other words as an intensive or superlative; especially when repeated).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 79:8

_ _ former iniquities — literally, “iniquities of former times.”

_ _ prevent us — literally, “meet us,” as in Psalms 21:3.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 79:6-13.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 79:8

Prevent — Prevent our utter extirpation.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 79:8

O remember not against us (f) former iniquities: let thy tender mercies speedily prevent us: for we are brought very low.

(f) Which we and our fathers have committed.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
remember:

Psalms 25:7 Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness' sake, O LORD.
Psalms 130:3 If thou, LORD, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand?
Exodus 32:34 Therefore now go, lead the people unto [the place] of which I have spoken unto thee: behold, mine Angel shall go before thee: nevertheless in the day when I visit I will visit their sin upon them.
1 Kings 17:18 And she said unto Elijah, What have I to do with thee, O thou man of God? art thou come unto me to call my sin to remembrance, and to slay my son?
Isaiah 64:9 Be not wroth very sore, O LORD, neither remember iniquity for ever: behold, see, we beseech thee, we [are] all thy people.
Hosea 8:13 They sacrifice flesh [for] the sacrifices of mine offerings, and eat [it; but] the LORD accepteth them not; now will he remember their iniquity, and visit their sins: they shall return to Egypt.
Hosea 9:9 They have deeply corrupted [themselves], as in the days of Gibeah: [therefore] he will remember their iniquity, he will visit their sins.
Revelation 18:5 For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.

former iniquities:
or, the iniquities of them that were before us,
Genesis 15:16 But in the fourth generation they shall come hither again: for the iniquity of the Amorites [is] not yet full.
Ezekiel 2:3 And he said unto me, Son of man, I send thee to the children of Israel, to a rebellious nation that hath rebelled against me: they and their fathers have transgressed against me, [even] unto this very day.
Daniel 9:16 O Lord, according to all thy righteousness, I beseech thee, let thine anger and thy fury be turned away from thy city Jerusalem, thy holy mountain: because for our sins, and for the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and thy people [are become] a reproach to all [that are] about us.
Matthew 23:32-36 Fill ye up then the measure of your fathers. ... Verily I say unto you, All these things shall come upon this generation.

let thy:

Psalms 21:3 For thou preventest him with the blessings of goodness: thou settest a crown of pure gold on his head.
Psalms 69:16-17 Hear me, O LORD; for thy lovingkindness [is] good: turn unto me according to the multitude of thy tender mercies. ... And hide not thy face from thy servant; for I am in trouble: hear me speedily.

we are:

Psalms 106:43 Many times did he deliver them; but they provoked [him] with their counsel, and were brought low for their iniquity.
Psalms 116:6 The LORD preserveth the simple: I was brought low, and he helped me.
Psalms 142:6 Attend unto my cry; for I am brought very low: deliver me from my persecutors; for they are stronger than I.
Deuteronomy 28:43 The stranger that [is] within thee shall get up above thee very high; and thou shalt come down very low.
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Gn 15:16. Ex 32:34. Dt 28:43. 1K 17:18. Ps 21:3; 25:7; 69:16; 106:43; 116:6; 130:3; 142:6. Is 64:9. Ezk 2:3. Dn 9:16. Ho 8:13; 9:9. Mt 23:32. Rv 18:5.

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