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Psalms 81:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He would feed them also with the finest of the wheat; And with honey out of the rock would I satisfy thee.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied thee.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “But I would feed you with the finest of the wheat, And with honey from the rock I would satisfy you.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He would have fed them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock I should have satisfied thee.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he would have fed them with the finest of wheat; yea, with honey out of the rock would I have satisfied thee.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Then would he feed them from the marrow of the wheat, Yea, out of the rock—with honey, would I satisfy thee.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— He causeth him to eat of the fat of wheat, And [with] honey from a rock I satisfy thee!
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he fed them with the fat of wheat, and filled them with honey out of the rock.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Hee should haue fedde them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honie out of the rocke, should I haue satisfied thee.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he fed them with the fat of wheat; and satisfied them with honey out of the rock.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied thee.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He should have fed 398
{0398} Prime
אָכַל
'akal
{aw-kal'}
A primitive root; to eat (literally or figuratively).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
them also with the finest 2459
{2459} Prime
חֶלֶב
cheleb
{kheh'-leb}
From an unused root meaning to be fat; fat, whether literally or figuratively; hence the richest or choice part.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
of the wheat: 2406
{2406} Prime
חִטָּה
chittah
{khit-taw'}
Of uncertain derivation; wheat, whether the grain or the plant.
and with honey 1706
{1706} Prime
דְּבַשׁ
d@bash
{deb-ash'}
From an unused root meaning to be gummy; honey (from its stickiness); by analogy syrup.
out of the rock 6697
{6697} Prime
צוּר
tsuwr
{tsoor}
From H6696; properly a cliff (or sharp rock, as compressed); generally a rock or boulder; figuratively a refuge; also an edge (as precipitous).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
should I have satisfied 7646
{7646} Prime
שָׂבַע
saba`
{saw-bah'}
A primitive root; to sate, that is, fill to satisfaction (literally or figuratively).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
thee.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 81:13-16.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 81:8-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 81:16

Honey — With all pleasant and precious fruits.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Psalms 81:16

He should have fed them also with the (n) finest of the wheat: and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied thee.

(n) That is, with most fine wheat and abundance of honey.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
fed:

Psalms 147:14 He maketh peace [in] thy borders, [and] filleth thee with the finest of the wheat.
Deuteronomy 32:13-14 He made him ride on the high places of the earth, that he might eat the increase of the fields; and he made him to suck honey out of the rock, and oil out of the flinty rock; ... Butter of kine, and milk of sheep, with fat of lambs, and rams of the breed of Bashan, and goats, with the fat of kidneys of wheat; and thou didst drink the pure blood of the grape.
Joel 2:24 And the floors shall be full of wheat, and the fats shall overflow with wine and oil.

finest of the wheat:
Heb. fat of wheat

honey:

Judges 14:8-9 And after a time he returned to take her, and he turned aside to see the carcase of the lion: and, behold, [there was] a swarm of bees and honey in the carcase of the lion. ... And he took thereof in his hands, and went on eating, and came to his father and mother, and he gave them, and they did eat: but he told not them that he had taken the honey out of the carcase of the lion.
Judges 14:18 And the men of the city said unto him on the seventh day before the sun went down, What [is] sweeter than honey? and what [is] stronger than a lion? And he said unto them, If ye had not plowed with my heifer, ye had not found out my riddle.
1 Samuel 14:25-26 And all [they of] the land came to a wood; and there was honey upon the ground. ... And when the people were come into the wood, behold, the honey dropped; but no man put his hand to his mouth: for the people feared the oath.
Job 29:6 When I washed my steps with butter, and the rock poured me out rivers of oil;
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Dt 32:13. Jg 14:8, 18. 1S 14:25. Jb 29:6. Ps 147:14. Jol 2:24.

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